Photovoltaics is one of the purest forms of electricity generation. The system enables a sustainable electricity supply and is environmentally friendly. A photovoltaic power plant consists of solar panels and an inverter that converts direct current into two-way current.
JA Solar was founded in 2005 and is one of the leading companies in the production of solar panels. With its 12 production sites and more than 20 administration offices around the world, they form a wide sales network and cover 8.2% of the global solar panel market, which means that JA Solar is the second largest manufacturer of solar panels in the world. JA Solar offers different types of solar panels:
- 60 and 72 cell solar modules
- Bifacial modules
- Frameless modules
- 12-year product warranty
- 25-year linear power output warranty
SolarEdge is the world’s leading manufacturer of solar inverters. With an innovative system of power optimizers that monitor the production of each solar panel individually and maximize its efficiency, the SolarEdge system is an indispensable part of every micro solar power plant. SolarEdge offers inverters, power optimizers and other accessories (antennas, SolarEdge meters, …)
Hoymiles was founded in 2008 in collaboration with Zhejiang University, which is one of the top 3 universities in China. In 2015, their microinverters achieved the highest efficiency in the world – 96.7%. Hoymiles offers 3 different series of microinverters:
- »single unit« microinverter – One microinverter for each solar panel.
- »2 in 1 unit« microinverter – One microinverter for two solar panels.
- »4 in 1 unit« microinverter – One microinverter for four solar panels.