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Single Phase Inverters with HD-Wave Technology


The SolarEdge single phase inverter with HD-Wave technology breaks the mold of traditional solar inverters. Winner of the prestigious 2016 Intersolar Award and the renowned 2018 Edison Award, the single phase inverter is specifically designed to work with SolarEdge power optimizers. It comes with a built-in DC safety switch, integrated rapid shutdown, and features a standard 12-year warranty extendable to 20 or 25 years.


SolarEdge’s Innovative Inverter Topology

Because Maximum Power Point Tracking and voltage management are handled separately for each solar module by the SolarEdge power optimizer, the single phase inverter is only responsible for DC to AC inversion. Consequently, it is a simpler, more cost effective, more reliable solar inverter. The fixed string voltage ensures operation at the highest efficiency at all times independent of string length and temperature.

In addition to its functionality as a DC-optimized PV inverter, the single phase inverter also manages battery and system energy as part of SolarEdge’s StorEdge solution.
 

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HD-Wave Technology: A New Era for PV Inverters

SolarEdge’s latest generation of single phase inverters are designed using a novel power conversion technology that is based on a distributed switching and powerful DSP processing. The inverter is able to synthesize a clean sine wave that leads to a dramatic reduction in the magnetics and heavy cooling elements. The result is an even smaller and lighter inverter for simplified shipping and storing, and easy one-person installation. The record-breaking 99% efficiency allows more energy production for an improved ROI.

 

HD-Wave Inverters Now Available with Integrated Production and Consumption Monitoring

Only requiring the simple connection of two external SolarEdge CTs (sold separately) to enable consumption monitoring, giving homeowners clear insight into their energy usage.

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Key Benefits:

  • Specifically designed to work with SolarEdge power optimizers
  • 3kW to 11.4kW range
  • 99% weighted efficiency (33%-50% less losses than the market standard)
  • Small, lightweight, and easy to install
  • Up to 155% oversizing allowed
  • High reliability due to lower heat dissipation
  • Faster inverter commissioning using your smartphone with SolarEdge SetApp
  • Standard 12-year warranty (extendable to 20 or 25 years)
  • Built-in module-level monitoring
  • Internet communication via Ethernet or wireless connectivity (using optional ZigBee® or cellular plug-ins)
  • NEMA 4X – suitable for outdoor and indoor installations
  • Integrated arc fault protection and rapid shutdown for NEC 2014 and 2017, 690.11 and 690.12
  • Optional: Faster installations with built-in consumption metering (1% accuracy) and production revenue grade metering (0.5% accuracy, ANSI C12.20)
  • All inverters are UL1741 SA certified, for CPUC Rule 21 grid compliance

 

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