Solar power for the Tiny House – An interview

From left to right: Dr. Stratis Tapanlis, IBC SOLAR AG, Director C&I Energy Storage; Oliver Oswald, IBC SOLAR AG, Project Engineer Central Technical Sales Support; Prof. Dr. Rainer Hirth, HS Coburg; Benedikt Pfuhlmann, Student HS Coburg; Julius Möhrstedt, IBC SOLAR AG, Shareholder.

In our article Tiny House – The big trend for a small footprint we already told you about our participation in the Tiny House of the Coburg University of Applied Sciences. Today, we asked two colleagues who were responsible for the project planning and coordination with the university a few questions about the background and the exact process. (more…)

Sungrow hybrid inverters and batteries: tips for use

In recent months, there has been much turbulence on the global market and also in the PV industry. Persistent component shortages and delays within the supply chain have caused and continue to cause dissatisfaction. Sungrow is also feeling the effects of the global crisis, but the manufacturer of hybrid inverters and batteries is constantly working on solutions.  Sungrow has thus announced a generational change in the hybrid inverter at the beginning of September and is currently supplying other battery cells on the Asian market. We offer tips on how to ensure trouble-free installation in the field. (more…)

We introduce – the new SMA hybrid inverter

The SMA Sunny Boy Smart Energy Hybrid inverter – This name might sound familiar to some people. Almost 10 years ago, SMA already ventured into this segment with this innovative inverter and storage combination. But it turned out that the market and the functions of the product were not yet ready. But now with full momentum and a new start, SMA presents the new Sunny Tripower Smart Energy Hybrid inverter. (more…)

Spacy living on earth

Take a creative idea, environmentally friendly and recyclable materials and a complete PV system from a single source from IBC SOLAR: The result is an extraordinary residential or office complex in a minimalist and futuristic design that cannot be surpassed in terms of sustainability! This is made possible by the cooperation between IBC SOLAR and SpaceFounder, a company from the Upper Franconia region that specializes in the construction of so-called “Spaces”. And the first joint projects are already being completed. (more…)

The solution when the power grid goes on strike

Just under 11 minutes – 10.73 minutes to be precise – and thus 1.47 minutes less than in the same period of the previous year, we experienced supply interruptions in the power grid in Germany in 2020. This means that the outage time was lower than ever before. Still, for some, the power may go out in the most crucial minutes of the year. And the 10.73 minutes are, of course, only an average. Depending on the situation, it was significantly longer. But what can you do if the power is suddenly gone? The answer is PV and storage, connected via a so-called grid switch box or backup box. (more…)