Top 10 solar inverter price in the world

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Top 10 solar inverter price in the world

Solar energy has been used to generate electricity for years and is becoming more and more popular now. Photovoltaic (PV) inverters play an essential role in PV power systems, and so far PV inverter manufacturers have grabbed lucrative sums of money by producing PV inverters, especially those who are on top of gigantic pyramid. Here is a list of the top 10 manufacturers, whose total annual revenue has already reached up to $3.7 billion.

No. 1 SMA
SMA is the largest solar inverter manufacturer with its business reaching up to 19 countries in the world. In 2011 its annual sales revenue reached EUR 1.7 billion. The world class energy company offers essential innovative technologies for PV research and development.

Model

Part Number

Watts

Type

Price

SMA Micro-Inverter

Sunny Boy 240-US-99-10 Micro Inverter

2960055

240

Grid Tie

$205

 

SMA US-12 Inverters

Sunny Boy 3800US-12

3960001

3,800

Grid Tie

$1,834

Sunny Boy 4000US-12

3960002

4,000

Grid Tie

$1,834

Sunny Boy 5000US-12

3960003

5,000

Grid Tie

$2,450

Sunny Boy 6000US-12

3960004

6,000

Grid Tie

$2,724

Sunny Boy 7000US-12

3960005

7,000

Grid Tie

$2,730

Sunny Boy 8000US-12

3960006

8,000

Grid Tie

$3,066

SMA Transformerless-US-22 Inverters

Sunny Boy 3000TL-US-22

2931715

3,200

Grid Tie

$1,570

Sunny Boy 3800TL-US-22

2931709

4,200

Grid Tie

$1,930

Sunny Boy 4000TL-US-22

2931716

4,200

Grid Tie

$1,946

Sunny Boy 5000TL-US-22

2931714

5,300

Grid Tie

$2,365

Sunny Boy 6000TL-US-22

2931758

6,300

Grid Tie

$2,732

Sunny Boy 7000TL-US-22

2931722

7,000

Grid Tie

$2,996

Sunny Boy 7700TL-US-22

2931723

7,700

Grid Tie

$3,173

SMA Transformerless-US-12 Inverters

Sunny Boy 6000TL-US-12

2931717

6,300

Grid Tie

$2,499

Sunny Boy 7000TL-US-12

2931718

7,300

Grid Tie

$2,715

Sunny Boy 8000TL-US-12

2931755

8,300

Grid Tie

$2,887

Sunny Boy 9000TL-US-12

2931719

9,300

Grid Tie

$3,094

Sunny Boy 10000TL-US-12

2931720

10,350

Grid Tie

$3,175

Sunny Boy 11000TL-US-12

2931721

11,500

Grid Tie

$3,520

SMA Off Grid Sunny Island

Sunny Island 4548-US-10

2945483

4,500

Off-Grid

$3,799

Sunny Island 6048-US-10

2945484

5,750

Off-Grid

$4,760

 

No. 2 Power-One
Power-One is a Phoenix (Arizona) based Aurora-Uno inverter manufacturer, whose specialty is that its inverters can help solar panel arrays change directions. This is also a fast growing solar inverter company, for it became the second largest PV inverter supplier in 2012 by its 13% or so growth that year.

PV Powered Inverter Model

Part Number

Watts

Type

Price

MICRO-0.25-I-US

3900100

250

Grid Tie

$150

MICRO-0.3-I-US

3900112

300

Grid Tie

CALL

No. 3 Omron Corporation
Omron Corporation is a Japanese automation component, equipment and system manufacturer and sales company. It is renowned for its medical equipment and its Oilfield & Marine manufactures AC and DC drive systems and custom control systems. It is highly appreciated solar inverter supplier, which has so far made it rank high in the global inverter market.

No. 4 Temic
Temic Japan KK is microelectronics supplier unit of AEG Deutsche Aerospace and manufactures micro controllers, microprocessors, power integrated circuits and optoelectronic components. It produces components for computers manufactured by Toshiba, NEC, Casio and Canon.

No. 5 Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd. is headquartered in Anhui, China, manufacturing solar PV inverters, other solar products and wind power equipment. In 2005 it first tested its MW inverter. So far, it has expanded its business to Paris, France and Canada and is planning to enter the U.S. market. In 2011 it shipped 1Gwatt or so of solar inverters in the world. In addition, it also provides renewable energy projects with development, construction, and operation management.

Model

Description

Input DC Watts

Input DC Voltage

Type

Price

SG4KTL-M

Sungrow 4kW inverter

4300

550V

TL

$1,280.00 ex.GST

SG3KTL-M

Sungrow 3kW inverter

3,200

550V

TL

$1,240.00 ex.GST

SG5KTL-M

Sungrow 5kW inverter

5,400

550V

TL

$1,400.00 ex.GST

 

No. 6 Advanced Engery
Advanced Energy is a U.S. company specializing in manufacturing semiconductor and solar inverters. It focuses on power conversion and control technologies, and is now grabbing profits from the country’s solar market.

Model

Description

AC Nominal Voltage

Input DC Voltage

Price

AE 3TL-16

AE 3TL-16 1000V 16kW Inverter

480V

1000V

$4600

AE 3TL-16

AE 3TL-16 1000V 16kW Inverter w/ AFCI

480V

1000V

$4675

 

No. 7 Tabuchi Electric Co., Ltd.
Tabuchi Electric Co., Ltd. specializes in manufacturing and selling electronic and electric equipment, tools and components. Its major business can be divided into two parts: transformer and power supply unit. The transformer part offers industrial and consumer transformers, while the power supply unit part offers power supply devices including solar inverters. It consists of seven subsidiaries and three associated companies.

No. 8 Schnelder Electric
Schneider Electric is solar energy company specializing in manufacturing commercial and residential solar inverters, which make energy visible and can offer you the means to optimize energy consumption.

Current Schneider Off-Grid Inverter Models

Part Number

Watts

Type

Price

Conext SW-2524

2430040

2,000 watts

Sinewave/
Off-Grid

$1,170

Conext SW-4024

2430035

3,500 watts

Sinewave/
Off-Grid

$1,403

Current Schneider Grid-Tie Inverter Models

Part Number

Watts

Type

Price

TX-2800-NA

2430052

2,800 watts

Grid Tie

CALL

TX-3300-NA

2430053

3,300 watts

Grid Tie

CALL

TX-3800-NA

2430054

3,800 watts

Grid Tie

CALL

TX-5000-NA

2430065

5,000 watts

Grid Tie

CALL

 

No. 9 Enphase Energy
Enphase Energy, a publicly-held company based in Northern California, designs and manufactures solar microinverters which are sold to North America’s residential PV solar market. It leverages expertise in semiconductor integration, power electronics and networking technologies and exerts to build an excellent residential solar power system.

Micro-inverter Model

Part Number

Watts

Input Connector

Type

Price

M215 With MC4 and Integrated Ground

2977568

Depends on solar panel

MC4

Grid Tie

$140

M215 With MC4

2930480

MC4

Grid Tie

CALL

M215 With Tyco

2930490

Tyco

Grid Tie

$155

M250 With MC4

2930488

MC4

Grid Tie

$159

 

No. 10 Kaco
Kaco was founded in Germany over 60 years ago, and specializes in offering grid management service among other things and offer versatile solutions for a stable energy supply – especially in an increasing share of renewable energies. It became strong in the solar market between 2009 and 2010.

Model

Description

AC Nominal Voltage

Input DC Voltage

Type

Price

blueplanet 50.0 TL3

KACO blueplanet 50 TL3 M1 50 kW Inverter

480V

1000V

TL

$12,000

XP10U-H4

KACO XP10U-H4 10kW 480 VAC Transformerless Inverter

480V

600V

TL

$3,259.39

2502x Inverter

Kaco 2502x Inverter 2.5 kW Inverter

208 V/240 V

550V

$1,071.43

Blueplanet 5002x 5.0 Blueplanet 2502x 2.5 kW

KACO Blueplanet 5002x 5.0 kW Inverter

208 V/240 V

600V

$1,641.79

Blueplanet 2502x 2.5 kW

Kaco Blueplanet 2502x 2.5 kW Inverter with AFCI PSD

208 V/240 V

550V

$1,257.14

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