Power Optimizer

The SolarEdge power optimizer is a DC/DC converter which is connected by installers to each PV module or embedded by module manufacturers, replacing the traditional solar junction box. The SolarEdge power optimizers increase energy output from PV systems by constantly tracking the maximum power point (MPPT) of each module individually. Furthermore, the power optimizers monitor the performance of each module and communicate performance data to the SolarEdge monitoring portal for enhanced, cost-effective module-level maintenance. Each power optimizer is equipped with the unique SafeDC™ feature which automatically shuts down modules' DC voltage whenever the inverter or grid power is shut down.

The MPPT per module allows for flexible installation design with multiple orientations, tilts and module types in the same string.  When working with SolarEdge Inverters, SolarEdge power optimizers automatically maintain a fixed string voltage, allowing installers even greater flexibility with longer strings and strings of different lengths in order to design optimal PV systems.

The SolarEdge power optimizers are compatible with c-Si and thin-film modules and have a 25 year warranty.

The following power optimizer models are available: 

P-Series Module Add-On Power Optimizers

Connected by installers to the PV module and compatible with a wide range of modules

Power Optimizer P Model

Module Power

Module Voc 

Current

P300

≤300W

< 48V

10A
P320≤320W< 48V11A

P400

≤400W

< 80V

10.1A

P405

≤405W

< 125V

10.1A

P-Series Commercial Power Optimizer

Commercial solution connecting two modules per power optimizer

Power Optimizer Model

Module Power

Module Voc

Current

P600                                           

≤600W*

< 96V

10.1A

P700

≤700W*

< 125V

10.1A

 * Rated combined STC power of 2 modules connected in series. Module of up to +5% power tolerance allowed.

 Feature highlights of SolarEdge power optimizers

  • Module level Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT)

  • Superior efficiency (99.5% peak efficiency, up to 98.8% weighted efficiency) 

  • Mitigates all  types of modules mismatch-loss, from manufacturing tolerance to partial shading             

  • Designed for extreme environmental conditions

  • 25 year reliability and warranty

  • Advanced, real-time performance measurement

  • Automatic module DC voltage shut-down for installer and firefighter safety

  • Embedded by module manufacturers, or connected by installers to c-Si and thin-film modules

 

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