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Here’s what we’re working on and thinking about at Enphase.

Did you know that appliances like air-conditioning units and sump pumps consume four to eight times more power during startup than during normal operation? This isn’t a big deal when the grid is working, but it’s a completely different story when running on battery backup.

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The Australian Enphase Installer of the Year Awards recognise our top installer partners for their excellence in customer service, sales, and installations. Winners are an example of the highest levels of solar professionalism and set the bar for the industry.

No.1 Australian Enphase Installer of the Year: Solaray Energy

Enphase is pleased to announce that Solaray Energy is the winner of our most prestigious accolade: National Installer of the Year 2019/2020.

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The Encharge™ storage system— part of our new Ensemble™ energy management technology — has been wowing partner installers since its release. But it is not just the technology that makes our solar battery so great, it’s that it improves your business by minimizing service costs through proven reliability and powerful warranties. Not only is Encharge storage system built to last, it is backed by an industry-leading warranty, making it the better choice for your customers and your business. To see what we mean, we would like to share the highlights of that warranty with you.

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Residential solar installations now increasingly feature on-site batteries – both for new photovoltaic (PV) systems and for retrofits. This is because adding solar battery storage can amplify the financial and environmental savings that going solar offers.

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Ensemble™ energy management technology is the world’s first all-in-one smart energy system. Designed entirely by Enphase, Ensemble technology allows you to easily generate and store clean power from your solar installation, which can all be controlled with a single mobile app.

What does Ensemble technology do?

Ensemble technology is a tightly integrated system built around:

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René Voss lives in Northern California and spends his workdays as an attorney focused on natural resources law for non-profit organizations. In the spring of 2018, René turned his passion for renewable energy and environmental activism into action by going solar. Unlike most homeowners, however, René designed, sourced, and installed the solar system on his house. Armed with a knack for research and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering he received in 1986, he completed his solar installation and documented his experience in painstaking detail.

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Continuing our Solar Glossary series, we’re wrapping up with Part 3: terms related to financing, contracts, and purchasing solar. These would not be as exciting as a brand new solar and storage system on your house, but these are some of the most important terms you’ll need to know before going solar.

Community solar: A shared solar system that serves more than one home, household, or group of buildings. Community solar systems can range from a system for an apartment complex, a community garden, or an entire neighborhood of single-family homes.

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Every April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day – with each year following a different theme. 2020’s theme is “Climate Action.” And under normal circumstances, Earth Day celebrants would be encouraged to adopt any number of steps to reduce their own environmental impact, including:

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In part 2 of our Solar Glossary series, we’re exploring the hardware and software components that make up a solar power system. You’ll see these terms often when comparing one system to another, so it’s helpful to get to know them. We’re also including here the names of some of the most commonly mentioned Enphase Components, to help you understand what they are and how they fit into the system.

General Solar Components

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