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Solar Inverters

Solar inverters are responsible for more operational functions than any other component in your PV system. Investing in a reliable solar inverter is as vital as investing in the right kind of panels. You need to take the potential power output and conversion efficiency into consideration before making a decision.

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Solar Inverter Replacement

Solar Edge Scotland has got the best PV system expertise, and we know solar inverters inside out. If you are thinking of investing in a solar inverter or your inverter needs repair,  we have got it all covered. We have earned a reputation for ensuring top-notch services and aftercare. Our team has completed hundreds of installation and repair projects across Scotland.

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How Does A Solar Inverter Work? What Is Its Function?

When the solar photovoltaic (PV) system comes in contact with the sunlight, the electrons in the solar cell begin to move around, which produces DC (direct current) energy. The batteries collect this energy for your use.

Homes and offices run on the alternating current. Until it is converted from DC to AC, the energy in the solar cell is of no use. Here is when your solar inverter comes in. The cells send DC to your inverter, and your home gets the AC supply.

Solar Inverter Errors And Faults

Your solar Inverter comes with a fixed warranty period. Investing in a good brand minimises the risk of faults, and you can save on the repair costs too.

Many inverter problems are a result of a faulty panel or cable. If an error code is displayed on the panel, your inverter manual can help you decode the error to help you understand what went wrong. Some of the common inverter problems include:

If you have got a top-notch solar inverter, installed incorrectly, your inverter is not going to yield as per your expectations. A wrongly installed inverter can be disconnected or incorrectly programmed. The installers expertise is extremely important to help you get the best results of any PV installations.

Solar Edge Scotland can install your inverter professionally without any miss. Our team is well qualified and experienced to handle all types of solar inverters.

Inverters are constructed out of numerous electronic components, making them sensitive to temperatures. High temperatures can cause a significant reduction or complete loss of the production when the inverter reaches the maximum operating temperature. 

To avoid any such problems, you need a professional assessment to determine the adequate cooling technology or the required capacity. You have to examine the inverter cooling during the operational period to make sure that the system is operating correctly. Also, the inverter and the switch cabinet should be well ventilated.

Our team can help you assess the energy required to make sure that your inverted is not overburdened. We can help you with correctly ventilated installations to make sure that overheating is not a problem.

Inverters are constructed out of numerous electronic components, making them sensitive to temperatures. High temperatures can cause a significant reduction or complete loss of the production when the inverter reaches the maximum operating temperature. 

To avoid any such problems, you need a professional assessment to determine the adequate cooling technology or the required capacity. You have to examine the inverter cooling during the operational period to make sure that the system is operating correctly. Also, the inverter and the switch cabinet should be well ventilated.

Our team can help you assess the energy required to make sure that your inverted is not overburdened. We can help you with correctly ventilated installations to make sure that overheating is not a problem.

If your inverter fails to start after a grid fault or there is a problem with the MPPT  (Maximum Power Point Tracking) module – We are here to get out of the jam. Our expert in-house repair service team takes care of any inverter issue, and gets it back up and running in no time.

  • Quality – Conversion efficiency of your solar inverter should suffice your requirements.
  • Features – You can opt for Wi-fi enabled solar inverters that can be monitored remotely.
  • Warranty – Look for an inverter that covers PV life expectancy in its warranty.
  • Post-Sale Service and Support

Solar Inverter Repair

Is your inverter output down lately? We are equipped and experienced to help you with your inverter trouble. Our experienced engineers can repair your solar inverter without a fuss. Contact us for:

Inverter shutdown with failure lights

Decreased production and increased utility bill

Damaged Panels

Battery Failure

Battery leakage or corrosion

Upgrade of any system component

Types of Inverters

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String Inverters

A String inverter is most efficient when your PV panels have similar characteristics, and they operate under the same conditions. These standard inverters are used widely for domestic and small scale commercials setups.

Your string inverter can be supplied for single or three-phase grid connections, depending upon the incoming supply. Domestic installations are mostly single-phase, and commercial ones are three-phase. If your roof is not shaded at any point, this is a good pick.

Power Optimisers

Power Optimisers are located at each panel, which conditions the DC and sends it to your string inverter. The setup results in high efficiency, which would have been impossible with a simple string inverter. If you want to optimise your system without burdening your pocket, here is an option for you.

Our power optimisers reduce the impact of any shading on your panels. Our team can help your system evolve into an efficient one, with the best inline power optimisers.

Microinverters

Installed on individual panel, Microinverters convert the DC into AC, without a separate central inverter. Microinverters can be integrated into the solar panels or can be installed next to them with a mounting system. Microinverters cancel out the impact of partial or complete shading. You can monitor the performance of each panel.

Our team can help you install microinverters to create smart modules. We are the accredited installers of all the major brands, and we can help you install a solar panel system to ensure optimum production.

New Solar Replacement Cost

Solar inverters come with a lifespan of 5 to 10 years. To keep it healthy, we cannot stress enough on regular maintenance services. Sometimes, when the inverter gives up on productivity, you might want to replace it to save on your utility bills.

PV inverter replacement costs can vary considerably depending upon the type you choose. The replacement cost can range from £500 to a couple of thousand pounds. You can get a solar inverter supplied and fitted at a minimum of £1000. It all depends upon the inverter that your panels are currently running on and the type that you want.

The cost depends upon many features, including potential power output, conversion efficiency, and the type of panels you have. If you are not sure about the choice that would suit your requirement, Our team can help you decide better. Get in touch, and we would love to assist you further.

Solar Inverter Warranty

The solar inverters supplied by us are covered under manufacturer’s warranty. The warranties are available in a range of 10 to 25 years, depending upon the make and the type you choose.

Our team can also help you with the best maintenance services to help you ensure a long lifetime. You can contact us for extended warranty.

Solar Inverter Installation

If you are looking to invest in a good solar inverter, we are happy to assist. We are the accredited installers of all the popular solar inverter brands. Our team has installed hundreds of inverters across Scotland.

If you are not sure about the type of inverter that will suit your requirement, our professional experts can help you with free advice. We are capable of installing any type of solar inverter to make your solar PV system more proficient.

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