2017 Single- and 3-Phase String inverter Specifications

Updated for 2017, SolarPro’s string-inverter dataset includes 158 single- and 3-phase string inverter models from 16 manufacturers. A Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) has listed all the products in the table to the UL 1741 standard. All of the manufacturers represented maintain one or more established US sales and technical support offices.

The technical evolution of string inverters has been fascinating to watch in recent years. The gains in efficiency, design flexibility and installability have been nothing short of impressive. A few years back, not many integrators would have imagined a 7.6 kWac single-phase inverter with a CEC efficiency of 99% that weighs 25 pounds, or a 125 kWac 3-phase string inverter certified for 1,500 Vdc applications that, at 143 pounds, is light enough for two installers to lift and mount. Today, the range of applications for string inverters stretches from small residential systems to multimegawatt PV plants.

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Manufacturers

ABB / 877.261.1374 / abb.com/solarinverters

Chint Power Systems / 855.584.7168 / chintpower.com/na

Delta / 510.668.5100 / delta-americas.com

Fronius USA / 877.376.6487 / fronius-usa.com

Ginlong Solis / 866.438.8408 / ginlong-usa.com

Growatt / 818.800.9177 / growatt-america.com

HiQ Solar / 408.970.9580 / hiqsolar.com

Huawei / 214.919.6000 / huawei.com/solar

Ingeteam / 408.524.2929 / ingeteam.com

KACO new energy / 415.931.2046 / kaco-newenergy.com

Pika Energy / 207.887.9105 / pikaenergy.com

Schneider Electric / 888.778.2733 / schneider-electric.com

SMA America / 916.625.0870 / sma-america.com

SolarEdge Technologies / 877.360.5292 / solaredge.us

Sungrow USA / 510.656.1259 / en.sungrowpower.com

Yaskawa–Solectria Solar / 978.683.9700 / solectria.com

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