Stand Alone Inverters Arden NC

Local resource for stand alone inverters in Arden. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to electrical inverter, DC power, and AC power as well as advice and content on square wave and modified square wave.

Green Brothers Solar, LLC
(828) 280-7287
8 White Ave
Asheville, NC
Services
solar thermal, Solar PV, Radiant floor, Training

Sundance Power Systems, Inc.
(828) 645-2080
11 Salem Hill Rd.
Weaverville, NC
Services
Solar Electricity, Solar Hot Water, Radiant Floor Heat, Wind and Hydro Power for Residential and Commercial Systems.

North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association
(919) 832-7601
P.O. Box 6465
Raleigh, NC
 
Green Brothers Solar, LLC
(828) 280-7287
8 White Ave
Asheville, NC
Services
solar thermal, Solar PV, Radiant floor, Training

Accelerate Solar
(877) 997-7652
1719 Kensington Drive
Charlotte, NC
Services
Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Photovoltaics, Solar Power, Interconnection

Asheville Geothermal Inc.
(828) 712-6786
PO Box 18757
Asheville, NC
Services
Geothermal HVAC Systems

Appalachian State University
(252) 717-9730
PO Box 9096
Boone, NC
 
NCSU Renewable Energy Society
(919) 515-9782
Box 7401
Raleigh, NC
 
Sundance Power Systems, Inc.
(828) 645-2080
11 Salem Hill Rd.
Weaverville, NC
Services
Solar Electricity, Solar Hot Water, Radiant Floor Heat, Wind and Hydro Power for Residential and Commercial Systems.

Key Energy Solutions
(919) 228-9539
904 Spring Gate Ct
Apex, NC
Services
Photovoltaic - Solar Power

Stand Alone Inverters

A stand-alone inverter is used in independent solar energy systems, any energy system that is "off grid." Independent solar energy systems might be used at remote locations (such as a cabin, cottage, water pump or monitoring station) as well as for mobile energy situations, such as boats and RVs. This page assumes you already understand inverters .

Stand-alone inverter sizes

Depending on your needs, inverters can come in a variety of sizes. A 100 watt inverter can be used in the powering of a portable (laptop or notebook) computer. A 10 kilowatt inverter could be used to independently manage the power to a house or small business.

Stand-alone inverter types

For the purest, best form of power, you will require a pure sine wave inverter.

A modified or square sine wave inverter is cheaper but some loads will be damaged by it (e.g. laser printers or some cordless power tools). Other loads will not be as powerful (e.g. a microwave)

What's a sine wave?

Pure sine waves have much more "flow" to them. You could say their power has been "smoothed out" much more effectively. This is the same sine wave form delivered in conventional electricity, and you will need a (more expensive) pure sine wave inverter, if you hope to effectively power large appliances or power tools.

If you do not require such a strong and consistent source of energy, then a modified or square sine wave inverter will do. The form of the wave is "choppier," and the power provided might...

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