Solar Inverters

Solar Power Inverter

Used to convert variable direct current (DC) produced electricity from solar PV panels into alternating current (AC), making it compatible with the national grid and regular appliances, a solar inverter is a necessary piece of the puzzle so that you can make use of the power your solar system produces.

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What Is A Solar Power Inverter?

A solar inverter is used to convert the variable direct current (DC) electricity produced by solar PV panels into alternating current (AC) which can then be put in to the national grid network or used by off grid power systems. Because solar PV panels cannot produce AC power, a solar inverter is necessary for a solar installation so that regular appliances can be used with the power produced.

Types Of Solar Inverter
There are 3 main types of solar inverters which can be used depending on the application.

Grid Connected Inverters: These inverters match phase with the ulility supplied sine wave power. They are designed to shut down automatically when there is a power loss for safety reasons. They don’t provide backup during power outages.

Stand-alone Inverters: This type of inverter is used in stand-alone applications and draws DC power from batteries which are charged by PV panels. Many of these inverters also have a built in charger with which they charge the batteries from an AC power source where available. They almost always have no connection to the national grid.

Battery Backup Inverters: These inverters are designed to draw power from a battery, manage the battery charge through a built-in charger and export excess power into the utility grid. These inverters are capable of supplying AC energy during power outages.

Fronius
Fronius manufacture a large range of highly efficient, high quality solar inverters in Austria for the global market. Their product range includes 1.5 – 20kW grid tie string solar inverters in single and three phase. Built to last, Fronius inverters come with built in wifi connectivity, user friendly design and a 10 year warranty.

Fronius inverters from $1590.00 + GST

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Batteries
Enphase Energy is the world’s leading micro inverter systems provider, pursuing unique, high-tech innovations to continually advance the performance and intelligence of residential and commercial solar energy systems. Micro inverters are ideal for rooftop and ground mount solar systems, particularly in projects with low light or shading issues. Under these conditions micro inverters allow you to harness the maximum power from your solar panels, resulting in greater yields and a better ROI. They also enable easy expansion of solar arrays meaning additional solar panels can be fitted at any point. Enphase micro inverters come with in-built flexibility, system level monitoring and a 10 year warranty.

Enphase inverters from $172.00 + GST

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Selectronic
Founded in 1964, Selectronic is one of Australia’s most trusted manufacturers of off grid inverters. Selectronic have an excellent range of SPPRO inverter/chargers built specifically for off grid power systems and tested in the harsh Australian conditions. The highly successful SP PRO Series II has been expanded to include the SP PRO GO Series designed specifically for the Solar Hybrid (grid connect) market. Add the versatility of energy storage to your grid connected solution using the SP PRO as a low voltage grid feeding inverter that puts you in control of your grid system. The SP PRO is suitable for Grid connect and off grid applications for residential, commercial, industrial, marine and mobile situations, while the SP PRO GO (grid optimised) is suitable only for grid connect applications.

Selectronic inverters from $5660.00 + GST

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