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APsystems congratulates the Top 500 Solar Contractors of 2017

Solar Power World’s 2017 Top Solar Contractors list is out, and APsystem solar partners are in the top ranks.

The annual list ranks solar installers and other contractors according to their influence in the U.S. solar industry. These leading firms are active in markets across the country, and SPW notes the cumulative installation numbers from the past year in all markets, services and states.

Congratulations to APsystems solar partners who made the list.  Thank you for showing leadership across the industry and pointing the way to a clean energy future.

Find the entire list of Solar Power World’s 2017 Top 500 Solar Contractors online here

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Join APsystems at Intersolar North America, July 11-13 2017

Intersolar 2017: North America’s most attended solar event and premier networking platform.
APsystems: The global leader in solar microinverter innovation.

Join APsystems at this year’s Intersolar North America event, July 11-13 in San Francisco. APsystems will bring its full line of dual- and four-module microinverters to booth 9245, with live training for installers.

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APsystems live training courses are registered to confer NABCEP CE credits and cover proper installation and setup of APsystems microinverters, the APsystems Energy Communication Unit (ECU) gateway and APsystems Energy Monitoring and Analysis (EMA) web portal.

Jason Higginson, APsystems Director of Marketing USA, will be a featured speaker at the conference on two panels.  Don’t miss the Executive Panel Discussion: Evaluation of Main Technologies and Application Segments for Energy Storage Systems on July 12th at 11.30 am.  And on July 13th 11.30am the Executive Roundtable Discussion: Emerging Technological Advancements that Foster Sustainable Solar Deployment.

Meet the team and find out how you can bring APsystems power, reliability and value to your customers today. Email sales.usa@APsystems.com to set up a meeting during Intersolar North America 2017.

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Join APsystems at CSPE, May 1-2 in San Diego

APsystems brings its industry-leading MLPE portfolio to the California Solar Power Expo, May 1-2 in San Diego.

John Doerr of the APsystems technical services division will offer a training session on Monday, May 1, 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm titled ‘Commercial Three Phase Microinverter Solutions – Including Design for Communication’ in a course registered to confer 2 NABCEP CE credits. Contact support@APsystems.com to register today.

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Find the APsystems team at Booth 58 in the Lower Level Exhibit Hall of the San Diego Convention Center.

The California Solar Power Expo, powered by SEIA and SEPA, is an interactive marketplace designed specifically for the California solar supply chain, including installers, developers, manufacturers, and service providers. More than 400 companies are registered to attend, with technical training, networking and a Solar Job Fair in store.

Click here for more information on this year’s California Solar Power Expo, or email sales@APsystems.com to set up a meeting during this year’s event.

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Join APsystems for a connectivity webinar, March 29

Today’s solar customers have an almost bewildering array of choices (and acronyms) for linking the gateway to their router: Wi-Fi, EoP, TDMA, even old-school CAT-5 and CAT-6.

Which technology is right for your next installation? Find out through a new APsystems webinar, “Critical Connectivity: addressing site communication in a wireless (and sometimes wired) world,” to be offered 11:30 am EST March 29.

The webinar will be presented by Christopher Barrett, Director of Technical Services and Engineering for APsystems, and moderated by Kathie Zipp of Solar Power World.

Register for this informative session at www.solarpowerworldonline.com

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APsystems to offer installer training, panel expertise at NABCEP 2017 in Dallas, March 21-23

The APsystems technical support team will offer installer training and panel expertise at NABCEP Continuing Education 2017, March 21-23 in Dallas.

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Seminars include:

Microinverters in the Residential Environment – APsystems YC500 Dual Module Solution: Examine the advantage of microinverters in a single-phase residential application. Learn techniques of system designing for communication to minimize return site visits and maximize operation profits, demonstrated through the installation of the APsystems microinverters.

Commercial Three Phase Microinverter Solutions – Including Design for Communication: Understand the advantages of the Three-Phase microinverter in commercial markets. The seminar will emphasize the performance and versatility of the APsystems YC1000 three-phase microinverter, and designing systems for enhanced communication and monitoring freedom.

To register, email support@APsystems.com.

Presenters will be Christopher Barrett, Director of Engineering and Technical Services for APsystems, and John Doerr, APsystems applications engineer.

Christopher will also be a featured panelist at the NABCEP conference session “Improving System ROI through Best Practices in Solar PV Systems Design Installation, Monitoring and O & M,” is 3:30-5:30 pm Tuesday, March 21 in the Crystal Ballroom VIII.

Christopher brings more than 20 years’ experience in the solar and semiconductor industries. Prior to APsystems, he served as Technical Services Manager for SolarBridge Technologies, directing a multinational support center that monitored global PV installations, provided support and dispatched technicians to the field.

John Doerr contributes over 30 years of experience in management with startups, manufacturing and customer support, as well as national and international consulting. His work includes development and contractor management of commercial, residential and multifamily projects. John provides the pre- and post-sales technical training and supports installer needs for application engineering and design.

ABOUT NABCEP: The NABCEP CE conference is intended for professionals who need continuing education credits to maintain their NABCEP accreditation. The conference allows Certified PV Installation Professionals and PV Technical Sales Professionals to earn all of the credits needed for recertification (18 hours every three years), while non-certified professionals can earn up to 18 hours toward accreditation. Information: www.nabcep.org.

 

 

 

 

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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 and safety
* Microinverter rooftop layout
* Cabling, connections and grounding
* Energy Communication Unit gateway basics
* ArrayApp mobile installer tool and much more.

The video series is designed for registered, professional solar installers, and complements our online training webinars, technical manuals and other support resources. To find out how to register as an APsystems installer, visit us here.

Each video is hosted by Christopher Barrett, Director of Engineering and Technical Services for APsystems USA. The entire series runs about 24 minutes, with installments viewable individually or in a single video.

Here’s a look at the first 3 videos in the series. You can view these and other APsystems videos on our YouTube channel http://youtube.com/APsystemsSolar or here on our website.

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APsystems exhibiting at BriteStreet Solar Expo, July 27 in CO

Join APsystems at the first-ever BriteStreet Solar Expo, July 27 in Denver, Colo.

Installers can earn up to nine NABCEP credits through this informative, hands-on training event complimented with food, vendor booths and activities.

APsystems will be among more than a dozen leading solar manufacturers offering product demos, promotions and giveaways. We’ll showcase the new YC500i microinverter with EnergyMax, designed to harvest the power of today’s high-output modules, as well as the dynamic ArrayApp all-in-one mobile installer tool for fast system registration and commissioning.

The daylong event also promises a Happy Hour, good food and live music. Don’t miss it!

The BriteStreet Solar Expo runs 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on July 27th.

RSVP and get more information at www.BriteStreet.com.

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WEBINAR: Microinverters in commercial installations: sign up now for Jan. 26

APsystems will host an informational webinar at 11 a.m. PDT Jan. 26 2016
apsystems-chrisFind out why installers are choosing microinverters over string inverters in commercial applications, in a webinar hosted by APsystems and Solar Power World magazine.

Join solar industry veteran Christopher Barrett of APsystems as he discusses why three-phase, multi-module microinverters are a great choice for your next commercial rooftop customer.

You will learn:

  • The numerous advantages of using microinverters in a commercial environment
  • Best practices for installing multi-module microinverters on commercial rooftops
  • What it takes to design a commercial system with micoinverters
  • Real-life applications and examples

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The webinar begins at 11 a.m. PDT Jan. 26.

Sign up for this informative webinar here. For more information, contact info@APsystems.com or see Solar Power World Online.

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APS, Krannich offer installer training in NJ, CA

APS and Krannich Solar present a new round of microinverter installation training sessions for New Jersey and California installers in August.

Three Solar Innovations Day events are slated:
— August 20 – Pennsauken, NJ
— August 25 – Oceanside, CA
— August 27 – Sacramento, CA

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Each events run 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the local Krannich sales center.

The dynamic presentation will include APS microinverter system design, monitoring setup, tools of the trade, and hands-on training with the APS YC500 and YC1000 microinverters.

Find out how APS microinverters can simplify your next PV installation, saving you time and money on the job site while improving the power and reliability of the array. Installers nationwide are moving to superior APS microinverter technology — you’ll see why at Solar Innovations Day.

Earn NABCEP credits for attending the event, and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and luncheon.

To sign up for a Solar Innovations Day training event and become an APS installer, follow this link to the registration site. Contact your Krannich sales representative or call (856) 802-0991 for more information.

Email sales@apsamerica.com to learn more about APS microinverter products.