Entries by APsystems Team

All new YC500i microinverter certified for Los Angeles market

The APsystems YC500i microinverter with EnergyMax™ has been certified for use in the Los Angeles market. General Approval under the City of Los Angeles’ rigorous certification process was announced by the Department of Building and Safety, following testing by the Los Angeles City Electrical Testing Laboratory. General Approval certifies compliance with Section 93.0303 of the […]

Solar MLPE hacks for the installer edge

Time is money. We’ve all heard the age-old adage, but if you’re a solar installation company, it absolutely rings true: time is your worst enemy. Labor is expensive, so the longer a project takes, the more it costs an installer to put in a solar system, and it comes right out of their bottom line. […]

APsystems helps Extend the Day bring solar to kids in developing nations

APsystems is teaming up with the nonprofit Extend the Day to bring portable solar-powered lights to students in developing nations. APsystems engineers assisted in the design of small, personal-sized lights, now being distributed to kids and families in remote villages in Kenya, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Myanmar and Namibia. The lights allow students to study in the […]

APsystems Exhibits at SPI 2016 – Sept 12-15

Solar Power International, North America’s largest PV convention, comes to Las Vegas Sept. 12-15 – and APsystems will be there in force. Look for our enhanced, interactive booth 659, where we’ll be offering APsystems product training, hands-on demonstrations, and great promotional giveaways. We’ll have the full line of APsystems advanced microinverters on display, including the […]

APsystems microinverters powering multifamily solar at Grow Community

Condos, apartments, townhomes – three flavors of multifamily construction, each with its own challenges for reaping the power, and financial benefits, of solar investment. Asani development company is tackling all three at once at Grow Community on Bainbridge Island, across Puget Sound from Seattle. On buildings dubbed the Salal, the Juniper and the Elan, now […]

APsystems featured in Solar Builder’s new Rooftop Report

Solar Builder Magazine’s new “Rooftop Report” is out, featuring APsystems advanced microinverter technology. APsystems Director of Engineering Christopher Barrett contributes “Get Connected: Data Monitoring in a Wireless (and sometimes wired) World,” an in-depth look at the challenges of gateway data collection in the home solar environment. Also look for the article “Time Hacks for Installing […]

APsystems Launches INSTALLER VIDEO TRAINING Series

APsystems microinverters are unparalleled for speed and ease of installation. The new online video training series from APsystems guides installers step by step through the fast, hassle-free installation and setup of the flagship YC500 microinverter. The 12-part series covers fundamentals, tips and best practices for professional installation and system registration. Topics include * Installation preparation […]

APsystems introduces YC500i microinverter with EnergyMax™ designed for high-output PV modules

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEATTLE – APsystems extends its advanced microinverter line with the new YC500i with EnergyMax™ power handling and integrated ground, now available in North America. EnergyMax™ technology allows the dual-module unit to produce 274 watts peak output per side (548W total), an almost 10 percent increase in peak power output over conventional microinverters […]