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Solar1 Inverter

Discussion in 'Technical' started by vfx, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    That is good. My solar panels are expected to outlast my inverters, so having something less expensive and longer lasting as a replacement down the road is promising.

    Combine the new generation, reduced cost thin film panels with a next generation inverter, and solar becomes even more mainstream.
     
  3. graham

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    Yes, I will need to replace and/or upgrade my Outback inverter some day too. Especially since the Roadster and/or any additional plug-in vehicles I buy may require additional PV panels outpacing the capacity of my current system.

    I will keep an eye out for these guys...
     
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    Does anyone know how long the inverters in electric cars should last?
     
  5. TEG

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    For the most part they should last the life of the vehicle.

    Home inverters on solar panels need to run all day, day after day, unlike a car.

    (With that said, one of my workmates did have an inverter failure on his Prius, but it was covered under warranty)
     

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