Megawatt String Sizing Tool 2.0

Download Ryan Mayfield’s Megawatt String Sizing Tool 2.0 for free!
This is an updated version of the original Megawatt String Sizing Tool
This updated String Sizing tool includes a large re-work of the modules and inverters used in the existing database.¬†There are significant updates in verifying inverter specifications and the interaction of multiple MPPTs in the inverters […]

Ryan Mayfield on Megawatt Design Equipment and Software Selection

Happening on the Megawatt Design Discussion Board…
Expert Instructor Ryan Mayfield on three student questions regarding Megawatt Design equipment and software selection
1. String inverters & AFCI failures…

Student 1: I have seen many people staying with central inverters on big jobs mostly due to AFCI failures. I think the AFCI issues are being resolved, but it burned […]

The Top Challenges with Technical Qualification for Commercial Solar Projects

This article will provide a snapshot of the current technical challenges that engineers and project managers face with the technical qualification of solar projects.
Project qualification is a critical part of the commercial solar sales process. It’s where sales, technical skills, and finance all overlap.¬†From the investor due diligence perspective, there are a number of key […]

Top Five Ways to Spot a Bad Roof in a Solar Site Assessment

Before being able to install solar panels on any roof, performing a solar site assessment is critical in order to properly design a solar system.

From a sales perspective, it is key to know what to look for instead of wasting any time on roofs that are not well suited for a solar system.

Although spotting a […]