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App note: Grid-connected solar microinverter reference design

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

A good read from Microchip on the theory behind inverter design connected to grip power. Link here (PDF) There are two main requirements for solar inverter systems: harvest available energy from the PV panel and inject a sinusoidal current into the grid in phase with the grid voltage. In order...

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App note: On-grid solar microinverter on Freescale MC56F82xx/MC56F82xxx DSCs

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Application note from Freescale Semiconductor about microinverter solution develop together with Future Electronics. Link here (PDF) In recent years, demand for renewable energy has increased significantly. The development of devices utilizing clean energy such as solar, wind, geothermal, and fuel cells attracts more and more attention. Solar energy harvesting is...

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Open Inverter, an open source micro-solar inverter

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Ken Boak has been working on an open source micro-solar inverter project: We wanted to make a design that uses readily obtainable N-type FETS and an Arduino (more strictly a ATmega328P-PU on a breadboard) to generate the PWM signals and provide simple circuit protection, and load sensing. With the PWM signals generated...

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Mastervolt soladin RF filtering

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Brian Dorey writes: Following from the Mastervolt Soladin 600 Inverter RF Interference post about the major RF interference problems generated by the Mastervolt Soladin 600 tie-in mains inverter we have now resolved the RF interference by replacing the unscreened and unearthed plastic case on the inverter with an earthed metal...

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