New 3-phase microinverter for large scale applications

The new 3-phase microinverter YC1000 by APS. (Photo: APS)
The new 3-phase microinverter YC1000 by APS. (Photo: APS)

Microinverter expert APS is now shipping its new 3-phase YC1000 inverter, which can handle 277/480 grid voltages and up to four PV modules per unit. Up to eleven units can then be linked in a single 15 A circuit.

The maximum output of one YC1000 lies at 900 W and additionally it has integrated ground and features wireless communication via ZigBee. Thereby, the microinverter can be integrated with the APS Monitor to provide real-time data or the APS Communicator for comprehensive performance data, which are accessible via any device with online capability. According to the manufacturer, the YC1000’s price is competitive with that of conventional string inverters.

“With native 3-phase capability in a microinverter package, large-scale commercial customers now have a significantly better solution for distributed rooftop solar,” Paul Barlock, the Senior Vice President at APS America, said.

APS will showcase the YC1000 at booth number 3124 at the Solar Power International conference.

Tanja Peschel

Similar Entries

Storage rack systems as closed indoor cabinet versions (pict.: ADS-TEC Home & Small Business)

The storage specialist ADS-TEC will be presenting its new storage series in hall B1, booth 230 for the first time at “electrical energy storage” (ees) within the framework of “The smarter E Europe / Intersolar Europe 2019”. The scalable series is particularly flexible with regard in terms of capacity and performance. In addition to an indoor solution, the portfolio from this medium power range is also supplemented by an outdoor version. The integrated emergency power function makes the storage system suitable for a variety of storage applications.

Leading international manufacturer of applications and solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, Huber+Suhner, is set to demonstrate its portfolio of smart energy solutions at WindEnergy in Hamburg, taking place September 25-28, 2018.

Sun Wind & Energy Mediadata

Many governments around the world are pushing for more renewable energy, a big percentage coming from solar. Taiwan manufacturers are seizing every opportunity to introduce high-quality and innovative products. Intersolar is the leading solar exhibition and will be held this year in Munich, Germany from May 15-17, 2019. Taiwan Solar Pavilion will be comprised of 13 Taiwanese companies that offer a one-stop total solution to solar needs.