Enphase IQ8 Microinverter Wins Top Product from Solar Power World

06 Jan 2022
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SOLAR SOURCE is proud to work with companies that have the same high-quality standards that we do. One company that we have partnered with for many years is Enphase. We were glad to learn that Enphase recently received “Top Solar Product” from Solar Power World in 2021 for their IQ8 microinverter.

About the IQ8 Microinverter

The newest IQ8 Microinverters are the industry’s first grid-forming microinverters with split-phase power conversion capability to convert DC power to AC power efficiently.

The brain of the semiconductor-based microinverter is our proprietary application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) which enables the microinverter to operate in grid-tied or off-grid modes. This chip is built in advanced 55nm technology with high-speed digital logic and has super-fast response times to changing loads and grid events, alleviating constraints on battery sizing for home energy systems.

Part of the Enphase Energy System, IQ8 Microinverters integrate with the Enphase IQ Battery, Enphase IQ Gateway, and the Enphase App monitoring and analysis software.

IQ8 Microinverters redefine reliability standards with more than one million cumulative hours of power-on testing, enabling an industry-leading limited warranty of up to 25 years.

Connect PV modules quickly and easily to IQ8 Microinverters using the included Q-DCC-2 adapter cable with plug-n-play MC4 connectors.

IQ8 Microinverters are UL Listed as PV Rapid Shut Down Equipment and conform with various regulations, when installed according to manufacturer’s instructions.FEATURES

  • 245 VA PEAK OUTPUT POWER
  • 235 W – 350 W INPUT POWER
  • OPTIMIZED FOR HIGH-POWERED 60-CELL/120 HALF-CELL
  • 25 V – 48 V OPERATING RANGE

Easy to install

  • Lightweight and compact with plug-n-play connectors
  • Power Line Communication (PLC) between components
  • Faster installation with simple two-wire cabling

High productivity and reliability

  • Produce power even when the grid is down
  • More than one million cumulative hours of testing
  • Class II double-insulated enclosure
  • Optimized for the latest high-powered PV modules

Grid-forming

  • Complies with the latest advanced grid support
  • Remote automatic updates for the latest grid requirements
  • Configurable to support a wide range of grid profiles
  • Meets CA Rule 21 (UL 1741-SA) requirements

Are you interested in learning more about the Enphase IQ8 microinverter? We are a part of the Enphase Gold Installer Network, and are extremely knowledgeable about the Enphase product line, and would be happy to speak with you.

SOLAR SOURCE is a privately-held solar contractor in Southern California founded by Jarrod Osborne. Since our inception in 2008, we have had a proven history and reputation. We offer the best quality solar products and are committed to excellent customer service. In addition to that our prices are competitive.

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