The incremental improvements achieved each year in solar are usually relatively small, and improvements to one component can easily be accommodated by the rest of the system. But every so often, a bigger change comes along, with implications that will ripple up and down the supply chain.
Central inverters will need to be updated if 2,000 V becomes a new standard voltage due to higher-current PV modules. However, there are several drawbacks to higher system voltages, so such a development is unlikely in the short term.
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