Different types of Solar Power Inverters and How They Work

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If you’re looking to go solar, chances are you already know that the equipment you need including solar panels and an inverter. Not many people realize, however, there are actually different types of inverters out there, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, so it’s important to understand what they are before you make your purchase. In this article, we’ll cover the three major types of inverters which are string inverters, micro-inverters and power optimizers and explain how they work.

About Solar Power Inverters

A solar power inverter is a device used to convert Direct Current (DC) power produced by photovoltaic panels into alternating Current (AC) power that can be consumed by household appliances.  This conversion process allows you to use your solar energy at day time. It is the main device that enables solar panels to work with conventional electricity grids. There are three different types of solar power inverters: string, micro and power optimizers. Each one has its own features and advantages, so let’s take a look at them individually.

String Inverter

A string inverter, sometimes referred to as a central inverter, is the most common type of solar power inverter. It’s also one of the least expensive....

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