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Heres a Way to Get Utilities to Embrace Solar and Batteries: Let Them Own the Inverter

July 8, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Utilities own a wide range of devices on the transmission and distribution grid to manage power quality. But there's a power control device that may be much more familiar to the hundreds of thousands of American homeowners with solar on their roofs: inverters. Should utilities own those too?[read more]

How Micro-Inverters are Changing Solar Energy Business Models

April 26, 2014 by Nigel Morris
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Micro-Inverters and Solar

Someone asked me a great question recently: “I know you're a fan of micro-inverters. How big do you really think their share of the market will be?” Its a great question because plenty of excellent products never really take off because they don’t have the engineering, sales, and market mix right.[read more]

Who Should Bear the Costs of Advanced Inverters?

October 10, 2013 by Stephanie Wang
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Advanced Inverters and Solar

Advanced inverters will soon be required for distributed solar generators across the country. While there is clear recognition that advanced inverters offer grid benefits, how to fairly allocate the costs involved with them is a topic of hot debate.[read more]