One of the benefits of working with Renewable Energy Design Group (RED Group) is our strong relationships with multiple distributors and solar component manufacturers. One such component is inverters, and we always aim to source only the best and highest quality products. One product we often use is Sol-Ark inverters.
In today’s blog we discuss why we trust Sol-Ark for inverters. Be sure to check out previous blogs on our other trusted inverter brands: Generac and SolarEdge. Each has its own benefits and we will ensure we select the best one for your unique solar energy project.
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What is an Inverter?
Before we share more about Sol-Ark Inverters, we want to help our customers understand what an inverter is and its role in the solar energy system.
There are two types of electric currents involved with solar energy. Those are Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC). They both represent the current flow of energy in your system. However, DC always flows in the same direction and AC changes direction periodically within its loop.
When solar energy is converted by solar panels it is produced as DC electricity. However, homes and businesses need AC for electrical use since most US household and business outlets are DC. Therefore, the solution to convert DC to AC power is an inverter.
Additionally, RED Group installs two different types of inverters: micro-inverters and centralized inverters. A centralized inverter is used when there are no obstruction issues with panels. Micro-inverters allow each panel to operate interdependently of each other to help maximize production if there are shading or obstruction issues affecting individual panels.
Why Sol-Ark Inverters?
Now that you understand inverters and their importance in solar energy systems, we want to share more about Sol-Ark.
Sol-Ark is a Texas-based company that makes a very robust and versatile solar inverter. This product is efficient in converting solar energy into AC electricity and it allows for multiple sources of backup power. That means you can choose from a variety of battery technology options AND you can integrate another generator source as well. With options available in 5kW, 8kW, 12kW and 15kW, these inverters cover most any application.
The new 15kW inverter even offers a built-in automatic transfer switch (ATS) that allows for seamless transition from grid to backup power. Worried about EMPs? They offer an EMP upgrade as well.
Click here to download a brochure on their inverters for more information and technical details.
With Sol-Ark inverters, you control your power on-grid or off-grid. We give this product an A+ rating and look forward to installing many more of these units.
RED Group Works with Only the Best and Most Trusted Solar Component Manufacturers
RED Group is a certified Sol-Ark installer. We would like to discuss the benefits and help you make the decision of which inverter is right for your project. Call us at 877-432-0857 to request a free, customized solar energy consultation. We have been installing solar in North Carolina since 2012 and we look forward to working with you.