Charge controllers and inverters

The list below provides a basic introduction to major inverter and charge controller suppliers in the off-grid market.

Name

Country of origin

Products

Website

Phocos

Germany

Charge regulators, inverters, lights

www. phocos. com

Apollo Solar

USA

Charge controllers, inverters

www. apollosolar. com

Studor

Switzerland

Inverters, monitors

www. studer-inno. com

Blue Sky Energy

USA

Charge controllers

www. blueskyenergyinc. com

Morningstar

USA

Charge controllers, inverters

www. morningstarcorp. com

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Name

Country of origin

Products

Website

Outback Power

USA

Charge controllers, inverters

www. outbackpower. com

Xantrax

USA

Charge controllers, inverters

www. xantrax. com

Steca

Germany

Charge controllers, inverters, thermal system controllers, lights, low-energy DC fridges

www. steca. com

SMA

Germany

Larger inverters for off-grid and grid-tied systems

www. sma. de

Solon

Switzerland

Inverters, modules

www. solon. com

Victron

Netherlands

Inverter-chargers, battery monitors

www. victronenergy. com

Mastervolt

Netherlands

Inverters, charge controllers

www. mastervolt. com

Lights

Name

Country of origin

Products

Website

Sundaya

International

Lights, charge regulators, system components

www. sundaya. com

Sollatek

UK

Lights, charge regulators

www. sollatek. com

Quingdao Sparkle Electronic

China

Ballast inverters, LED lights

www. sun-sparkle. com

D. Light Designs

India

Modern low cost lighting systems

www. dlightdesign. com

C. Crane

USA

LED lamps

www. ccrane. com

PV pumps and refrigerators

Name

Country of origin

Products

Website

Lorentz

Germany

Specialized solar pumping solutions

www. lorentz. de

Grundfos

Denmark

Specialized solar pumping solutions

ww. grundfos. com

Sun Pumps Inc

USA

Specialized solar pumping systems

www. sunpumps. com

Refrigerators

Name

Country of origin

Products

Website

SunDanzer

USA

Energy efficient refrigerators and freezers

www. sundanzer. com

Sunfrost

USA

Energy efficient refrigerators and freezers

www. sunfrost. com

Other Products

Name of company

Products

Website

Tracking devices

Zomeworks

Solar trackers for large arrays

www. zomeworks. com

Wattson

Solar trackers for large arrays

www. wattson. com

solar. trak

Solar trackers for large arrays, solar street lighting

www. solar-trak. de/en

Solar site analysis tools

Solar Path Finder

Measurement tool to estimate sun path. Also associated software for estimating energy output

www. solarpathfinder. com

Solmetric

Tools for PV site evaluation and energy production estimation

www. solmetric. com

Solar collection and power use meters

Bogart Engineering

Trimetric charge meter measures voltage, amp collection and daily energy use

www. bogartengineering. com

Kill-a-watt

Meter measures electricity use of appliances

www. p3international. com

DC converters

Lind Electronics

Specialists in DC-DC converters

www. lindelectronics. com

Zane Inc.

Specialized DC products including dimmers, fan controls, linear power supply

www. zaneinc. com

Solar Converters

Various products for DC power control systems

www. solarconverters. com

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