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Enphase Joins the Team - Donates Microinverter System to USC Solar Decathlon Effort

05/10/13

  08:09:00 am, by Jim Jenal - Founder & CEO   , 255 words  
Categories: All About Solar Power, Solar News, Solar Decathlon - 2013

Enphase Joins the Team - Donates Microinverter System to USC Solar Decathlon Effort

Enphase logoTeam USC keeps building steam with the latest boost coming from our good friends over at Enphase Energy who have just completed the donation of 36 M215 microinverters complete with cabling and an Envoy monitoring system for fluxHome™ - USC’s Solar Decathlon entry.

As you can see from this image taken from the live feed, fluxHome is really starting to take shape.

fluxHome in progress - click for live feed

Enphase microinverters will soon be seen atop fluxHome

The donation from Enphase - along with earlier contributions - means that the equipment needs for the solar component of the project have all been met.  Now the USC team will be able to demonstrate to the thousands attending the Solar Decathlon this October down in Irvine how each individual solar module is producing power thanks to the module level monitoring provided by the Enphase system.

Given that one of the ten competitions in the Decathlon is Communications, this augmented ability to show the public what the solar system is doing could be a key component of an overall communication strategy.

We at Run on Sun are proud of our role - minor though it may be - in helping to make this donation happen and we are confident that the brilliant and dedicated team at USC will make the most of this opportunity.

Enphase products at fluxHome site

The gear in these boxes will soon be helping Team USC to power fluxHome in the Solar Decathlon competition - and ultimately, they will be providing clean power for a lucky family in the neighborhood around USC.

Way to go, Enphase - way to go, Team USC!  Fight on!!!

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Thanks Jim and Enphase! We’re really excited to be outfitted with the best in inverter technology and we can’t wait to show it off! - Stephen Collins (@eesmc)
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