APS, National Solar bring microinverter installation training to Edmonton, AB

APS and National Solar Distributors are teaming up to offer training in microinverter installation and setup for western Canada installers.

The APS microinverter training event runs 8:30 to 1 p.m. April 23 at National Solar’s distribution center in Edmonton, AB.

Earn three NABCEP credits for completing the course, which will cover proper design and installation of APS microinverter systems.

Join in hands-on demonstrations with the APS YC500 dual-module and YC1000 true 3-phase, 4-module commercial microinverters and monitoring systems, including best practices and tools of the trade.

Continental breakfast and luncheon will be provided.

Space is limited. Sign up today (please register before April 20) by emailing info@nationalsolar.ca.

apsystems-national-solarContact sales@apsamerica.com for more information on APS microinverter products.

APS is prime sponsor of GTM Solar Summit in Phoenix, April 14-16

Global microinverter technology leader APS is among the prime sponsors of this year’s GTM Solar Summit, April 14-16 in Phoenix.

APS will serve as exclusive Registration Sponsor throughout the event, which brings together key leaders from throughout the solar industry for market analysis and exchange.

APS USA Senior Vice President of American Operations Paul Barlock will be a featured panelist during summit’s first full day of events, April 15.

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Barlock will appear in a panel discussion on “Dynamics in the Distributed PV Inverter Market,” beginning at 2:15 p.m. The panel will be moderated by MJ Shiao, director of solar research for GTM Research.

APS is exclusive sponsor of the day’s second track of presentations, including this panel discussion, under the broad theme of PV Inverter Advancement.

APS will also present its advanced microinverter line in the summit exhibition space throughout the event.

To set up a meeting with the APS team during the GTM Solar Summit event, come by the exhibit or email sales@apsamerica.com.

Showcased at the event will be the groundbreaking YC1000 microinverter line, offering true 3-phase output and handling four PV modules per unit. The 1:4 microinverter-to-module ratio significantly lowers BOS costs.

Unlike other microinverter products entering the commercial segment, the YC1000 line requires no expensive step-up or step-down transformer to operate.

The YC1000 is available in both 208V and 277/480V configurations, and is now shipping in all APS markets.

“The YC1000 is the solution commercial-scale solar has been waiting for,” Barlock, said. “APS innovation is making microinverters viable in the 3-phase commercial segment for the first time.”

For information on the GTM Solar Summit, see www.greentechmedia.com.

 

 

 

Cancelled: APS, Krannich team up for microinverter installation training

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APS and Krannich Solar are teaming up to offer training in microinverter installation and setup for California installers.The Solar Innovations Day runs 8:30 to 3 p.m. April 21 at the Krannich location in Oceanside, Calif. Training with solar products by other vendors will also be included.Earn five NABCEP credits for completing the course, and get the $20 registration fee back on your next order from Krannich.

Breakfast bagels and coffee and a luncheon are included with event registration.

To sign up for the unique and informational Solar Innovations Day training event, click here.

Email sales@apsamerica.com for more information.

APS USA VP Barlock featured panelist at GTM Solar Summit

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April 2, 2015

Seattle: APS USA Senior Vice President Paul Barlock will be a featured panelist at the GTM Solar Summit, April 14-16 in Phoenix.

Barlock will appear in a panel discussion on “Dynamics in the Distributed PV Inverter Market,” beginning at 2:15 p.m. April 15.

The panel will be moderated by MJ Shiao, director of solar research for GTM Research.

“This is an exciting time to be in solar, especially the fast-growing microinverter segment,” Barlock said. “I look forward to sharing insights with the panel and audience, and discussing how microinverter technology has so dramatically changed the PV installation landscape.”

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APS is sponsoring the day’s second track of presentations under the broad theme of PV Inverter Advancement.

Barlock has been a senior sales and marketing executive in power electronics firms ranging from startups to large multinational corporations, including Alpha Technologies, TDI and Advance Power. His work experience has been in custom power supply design, UPS, telecom power, cable TV backup power, and most recently in renewable energy.

He holds an undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Boston College. He also holds the rank of lieutenant colonel in the USMC (retired).

APS is a global leader providing advanced, powerful solar microinverter technology for residential and commercial systems. The APS solution combines highly efficient power inversion with a user-friendly monitoring interface for reliable, intelligent energy.

APS ranked No. 2 in global market share among top microinverter suppliers by shipment in 2013 (source: GTM Research).

Powered by the research and economic analysis of GTM Research’s team, the GTM Solar Summit brings together major players from throughout the solar sphere.

This year’s event at the Wigwam Resort in Phoenix includes panel discussions and debates among the industry’s top thought leaders, and an interactive polling session to let attendees see how their views measure up against the experts.

For information on the GTM Solar Summit, see www.greentechmedia.com.

 

 

APS offers installers microinverter training in Northern CA

apsystems-USsolarAPS and CFM Equipment Distributors/US Solar Distributing are offering in-depth installation and setup training for Northern CA solar installers. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to simplify PV system installation and save money with the industry-leading APS microinverter line. You’ll also earn 3 NABCEP recurring education hours for attending!

LOCATIONS:

  • Sacramento – Wednesday, March 25, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Concord – Thursday, March 26, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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WHAT YOU’ll LEARN: 

  • APS microinverter technology and system design
  • Hands-on training with YC500 (dual-module) and YC1000 (true 3-phase, 4-module) microinverters
  • Advantages of APS microinverters in a 3-phase environment
  • How to save thousands of $$ in BOS costs
  • Microinverter installation tools of the trade and best practices
Click here for more details and to sign up online.

Glad we got to meet you at PV America

Thank you for your interest in APS microinverters. and for taking the time to visit our booth at PV America this week.

The Boston show reflected our tremendous success in the the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic solar markets. Demand for APS advanced microinverter technology is stronger than ever, and we’re continuing to grow into new markets around the world.

If you would like more information on our microinverters and how to bring APS products to your customers, please don’t hesitate to call or email our sales team at sales@apsamerica.com. APS is the industry leader in microinverter innovation, quality, pricing and support, and we look forward to showing you what we have to offer.

Remember that our APSamerica.com website has detailed product information and technical data, as well as testimonials from installers and potential partners like you who have made APS their microinverter of choice. We’re dedicated to building our business by helping our solar partners build theirs.

Thank you again, and we hope you’ll join with APS for a dynamic and successful 2015.

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APS returns to PV America leveraging strong growth in East Coast market

APS comes to the 2015 PV America show in Boston, March 9-10, with strong opportunities for East Coast distributors and installers.

apsystems-pvamerica-web3The region has seen outstanding growth for APS over the past 12 months, including agreements with leading solar distributors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets.

“A continued focus on the East Coast is a priority for APS,” said Ryan Davies, APS Director of Sales, East Region. “The abundance of tech-savvy installers and end users, coupled in a region with diverse topography, makes APS the perfect solution for every installation.”

APS expects continued growth in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and North Carolina in 2015, and is looking for new distribution and installation partners in those key markets, said Paul Barlock, APS Senior Vice President.
The APS team will be at booth no. 511 on the PV America exhibition hall floor.

To set up a meeting, visit the booth or email sales@apsamerica.com.

Showcased throughout the event will be the YC500, a powerful dual-module microinverter and the APS flagship product.

Also featured will be the new YC1000 true 3-phase microinverter, purpose-designed and built for commercial applications and offering an unprecedented 1:4 microinverter-to-module ratio to significantly lower BOS costs.
Unlike other microinverter products entering the commercial segment, the YC1000 line requires no expensive step-up or step-down transformers to operate.

The YC1000 is available in both 208V and 277/480V configurations, and is now shipping in all APS markets.
“The YC1000 is the solution that commercial-scale solar has been waiting for,” Barlock said. “APS innovation has made microinverters viable in the commercial segment for the first time.”

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APS Solar Project of the Year Awards

Dear APS installer,

APSaward-iconThank you for choosing APS microinverters for your solar installations. We’re grateful for your patronage and your ongoing support of our advanced microinverter solutions.

As 2014 winds down, we’d like to look back on the great solar successes of the past year and share our very best stories with the world.

So we’re pleased to announce our first ever APS Solar Project of the Year Awards – and we hope you’ll enter.

What made your project outstanding? You tell us — in terms of scale, design, power output, challenging conditions, or just creative application of APS microinverter technology.

We invite you to submit your project details here, including a brief write-up about your best installation(s) along with some high resolution photographs including some showing our microinverters.  The project can be under construction or completed. Entries will be judged by our APS team.

We will be giving awards in both Residential and Commercial categories.

We’ll announce the APS Solar Project of the Year Award winners early in the new year through promotions that highlight your project and your company.

The winner in each category will receive an iPad Mini 3!

We’re excited to announce this contest to highlight the excellence of APS microinverter installations as they multiply around the US. APS is committed to helping you grow your solar business even as we grow ours, so this is a cross-promotion opportunity not to be missed.

Submit your project entries here by January 9th 2015. Please read the Terms and conditions before entering.

If you have any questions about the contest, please contact Deb Henderson, media@apsamerica.com

Thank you for partnership and support,

Your friends at APS USA

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VP Ludgate gives video tour of APS line

APS VP Michael Ludgate offered a quick video tour of the company’s microinverter line at Solar Power International ’14 in Las Vegas recently. The display shows the APS product evolution as it increases in power, is optimized for the residential segment, and moves into commercial applications with the YC1000 3-phase unit.

What happened in Vegas … changed the game!

APS would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who met with us at our Solar Power International ’14 booth. The show was a tremendous success, all thanks to your generous interest and support.

Our new YC1000 3-phase microinverter was a big hit throughout the show, and we established great new relationships with distributors that we’ll be announcing shortly. We’re grateful to have shared our exciting new technology and products with you all at this premier event.

Now we hope you’ll stay in touch with the APS sales and customer service teams to learn more about the YC1000 3-phase, 277/480 unit and the rest of our microinverter line. Please don’t hesitate to call us for distribution and installation opportunities. After a strong year that brought APS technology to many new markets across the US, we’re looking forward to an even bigger 2015. We hope you’ll be a part of it.

Click here for detailed product information and technical data on our entire product line, as well as testimonials from our customers who have made APS their microinverter of choice. Take a moment to find out what APS microinverters can do for you — and thank you again!