Tag: Enphase Energy

  • Enphase shipping higher power IQ8 microinverters in North America

    Enphase Energy has started shipping its new, higher power IQ8 Microinverters — the IQ8HC and IQ8X — that are designed to pair with solar modules up to 540 Wdc. The IQ8HC Microinverters are available for all of North America; the IQ8X Microinverters are available in the United States. The IQ8HC and IQ8X Microinverters have a……

  • Enphase IQ Batteries now eligible in more virtual power plant programs across U.S.

    Enphase Energy is expanding its support for virtual power plants (VPPs) through grid services programs across the United States. Most recently, homeowners who install Enphase IQ Batteries are now eligible to enroll in Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP). Homeowners with IQ Batteries can also now enroll in Public Service Enterprise……

  • Residential battery storage market competition is heating up

    As noted in our 2024 Energy Storage System Buyer’s Guide, the market is jam packed with new solutions and new companies vying for their share. As competition has increased among battery vendors, new manufacturers are gaining market share, according to a new analysis from Wood Mackenzie. In Q3 2023, 11% of residential solar and 5%……

  • Enphase launches new IQ8 commercial microinverters in North America

    Enphase Energy Inc. has unveiled its new IQ8 Commercial Microinverters, featuring the IQ8P-3P Microinverter, for the small commercial solar market in North America. The IQ8P-3P Microinverter enables a peak output power of up to 480 W, supporting small three-phase commercial applications and newer, high-powered solar panels. The IQ8 Commercial Microinverters are built to support the small……

  • Bidirectional EV charging is a big deal, but is it ready to roll?

    When Ford unveiled the Lightning F150 in May of 2021, it revealed something fundamentally different: it was not just an EV, it was a battery on wheels. As someone who has sat through power outages with the equivalent of four Powerwalls-worth of batteries parked in my driveway, useless, Ford did what seems obvious now: it……