Category Archives: Inverters

Too much of a good thing: Inverter hyper-clipping

In earlier articles we’ve already pointed out that inverter clipping isn’t as significant as most people think, and that in a grid-power-constrained system it may be economically optimal to have a rather large DC-to-AC ratio. But what if there was a situation that … Continue reading

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Global microinverter market to quadruple by 2017

Sales of microinverters will increase by a factor of four in the next four years in view of growing demand in foreign markets, according to a new report by market research firm IHS. Commercial systems are expected to account for … Continue reading

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SMA Solar sales continue slump on market conditions and competitive pricing

Natgrp: India should now see more aggressive pricing on inverters from SMA    Power plant sales as a percentage of total sales has increased significantly in the last 12-months reaching 38.4% of sales, compared to 23.4% in the first half … Continue reading

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Guidelines for online submission of Total Bill of Material (BoM) and application for issue of Concessional Customs Duty Certificates (CCDC) and Excise Duty Exemption Certificate (EDEC) for availing Solar duty benefits

No. 30/20/2011-12/NSM भारत सरकार/ Government of India नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्ाा मत्रालय / Ministry of New & Renewable Energy  Block-14, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, dated 1st July , 2013  Office Memorandum  Subject:  Guidelines for online submission of Total … Continue reading

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1000 jobs at SMA on the brink?

The solar technology manufacturer SMA is fully caught by the crisis in the solar industry. Sales in the first quarter of this year is so slumped that is being given to massive job cuts. Specific figures are not yet known by … Continue reading

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SMA Solar’s market share falls from over 40% in 2010 to just 25% in 2012

SMA Solar’s market share, sales, margins and workforce fall in 2012 SMA Solar’s market share has plummeted from over 40% in 2010 to only 25% in 2012. An increasingly competitive marketplace continues to erode SMA Solar Technology’s once dominant position in the … Continue reading

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