18 Oct '11, 6pm

eIQ: "The Biggest Action in Solar is in Distributed Electronics ...: eIQ doesn't rely on the standard value prop...

This really is not a very good solution, on the architecture level. First off, you’re asking the DC-DC converter to increase the voltage from panel voltage (20-50V), all the way up to the inverter voltage (~380 V DC). That means that either your dc-dc converter is bulky, or very inefficient. Looking at their website, I’d say both. Their enclosure is the size of the first gen Enphase (remember, a microinverter is inherently much bigger, because it has to do the full 120 Hz power ripple filtering using capacitors, which are bulky). Efficiency is also not good, at 97-98% (peak, they do not state CEC averaged efficieny, which they really should). That efficiency is for the dc-dc only, now multiply that with the inverter efficiency, and you’re in the low 90’s in efficiency. They don’t specify cost on their website, but I’m guessing it probably sells for $50-100. Even if it sold...

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