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 to register today.


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 to set up a meeting during this year’s event.

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


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.


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

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:






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
* EMA App 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 or here on our website.

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


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


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

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

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


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 to learn more about APS microinverter products.

The PowerStore brings APS microinverter installation training to Texas

apsystems-tpsAPS and The PowerStore will offer training in microinverter installation and setup for Texas installers in June.

It’s the first event of its kind in Texas, and marks the recent distribution agreement between APS, the world’s No. 2 microinverter supplier by shipments, and top-tier solar distributor The PowerStore.

The training event runs 8:30 to 1 p.m. June 30 at the The PowerStore’s, Alvarado, Texas, sales center, East FM917, Suite A.

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

Participants will learn how the powerful APS microinverter solution is quicker and easier to install, and can save thousands of dollars in installation costs.

Earn three NABCEP recurring education credit hours for participating, with prizes and promotions sponsored by APsystems.

A continental breakfast and luncheon are included in the event.

To sign up, contact The PowerStore at (888) 244-2979. Email for more information.

APS, Western Nevada Supply team up for microinverter installation training

apsystems-WNSAPS and Western Nevada Supply are teaming up to offer training in microinverter installation and setup for area installers.

Let the world’s No. 2 microinverter supplier show you how APS microinverter products are quicker to install and can save you thousands of dollars.

The training event runs 8:30 to 1 p.m. June 3 at the WNS Blue Team’s Sparks, Nev., sales center, 950 S. Rock Boulevard.

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

Earn three NABCEP credit for participating, with prizes and promotions sponsored by APS.

A continental breakfast and luncheon are included in the event.

To sign up, contact Western Nevada Supply at (800) 648-1230.

Email for more information.