Forget About Solar Panels, Think Micro-Inverter

Moresco, Justin
January 2008
Red Herring;1/29/2008, p3
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the $6.5 million second-round of venture funding announced by Petaluma, Caliornia-based startup Enphase Energy. The aim of this funding round is to reduce the rest of system costs and improve reliability along the way. Enphase plans to achieve it by going micro with its inverters, devices that convert a solar panel's direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC) power in order to operate machinery and appliances and feed into the electrical grid. The startup faces fierce competition in the solar energy market.


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