30 Aug '16, 10am

Designing Solar Inverters for Different Markets Is Both an Art and a Science

In the not-too-distant past, anybody interested in pinpointing the strongest global solar markets needed only to examine public policy. Germany’s feed-in tariff long provided generous subsidies to make the cloudy European nation the world’s largest market, while sunny California’s rebate program helped it grab its perennial spot atop the U.S. market rankings. These days, figuring out where markets are most likely to be vibrant isn’t so simple. As the cost of panels and inverters has plummeted, the economics of solar have become attractive even without lavish incentives. This is good news, both for the solar industry and those broadly focused on the world’s transition to a low-carbon economy. Still, for manufacturers of equipment like solar panels and inverters, this shift demands three things: an understanding of where conditions are right for market growth, what each mark...

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