Enphase Energy Starts Shipping IQ8™ Microinverters
“We are pleased to deliver our customers the all-in-one Enphase Energy System powered by the software-defined IQ8 solar microinverters,” said
The Enphase Energy System with IQ8 comes in four different configurations: the first is “Solar Only™”; the second is “Sunlight Backup™” with no battery and the addition of IQ Load Controller to only support essential loads during an outage; the third is “Home Essentials Backup™” with a small battery; and the fourth is “Full Energy Independence™” with a large battery. While the first configuration is a standard grid-tied system, the remaining configurations are grid-agnostic systems which need the Enphase IQ™ System Controller 2 (formerly called Enpower® smart switch) to island the home during an outage. For homeowners who want a battery, there are no sizing restrictions on pairing an Enphase battery with the solar system. And all configurations can be customized for homeowners with the help of Enphase installer partners.
“The IQ8 Microinverter has changed the way we think about installing home solar energy systems,” said
“After installing IQ8 it’s clear that this technology could be a breakthrough moment for reliable home solar power,” said
“The new Enphase Energy System powered by the IQ8 Microinverter and IQ Battery is one of the best solutions on the market today,” said José C. Albiñana, president of
The IQ8 family includes five types of software-defined microinverters, IQ8, IQ8+, IQ8M, IQ8A, and IQ8H, with peak output AC power of 245VA, 300VA, 330VA, 366VA, and 384VA, respectively. The IQ8H microinverter is Enphase’s most powerful microinverter to date and has a
While IQ8 pilot installations began in the third quarter of 2021 with select installer partners, production shipments for Enphase’s broader network of distributor and installer partners in
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