Morningstar Corporation’s Sales Department at the company’s headquarters outside of Philadelphia, PA, is now under the direction of Jim McGrath. Jim has taken over global sales leadership responsibilities from Brad Berwald who transitioned to a newly created Product Management role within the company. These changes support Morningstar’s plans for strong growth and innovation in 2017 and well into the future. [Read more]
Morningstar’s application engineer, Doug Grubbs will conduct a presentation about the New ProStar Gen3 Controller and Off-grid System Monitoring at the MREA Energy Fair in Custer, WI on June 17th at 9:30am. Additionally, Morningstar will be exhibiting its full product line of off-grid controllers, inverters and accessories at Booth A31.
Morningstar will be exhibiting its off-grid solar charge controllers, inverters and accessories at Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany, Booth Stand A3.231 from May 31 through June 2, 2017. Make sure to check out the new ProStar Gen3 controller and the web service that will be launching later in the year.
On March 21-23, Morningstar will be exhibiting at Booth 200 during the NABCEP Conference in Dallas, TX. Morningstar’s complete product line of controllers, inverters and accessories will be on display, including the new ProStar Gen3 solar charge controller. Additionally, Morningstar will be a part of the Panel heading the discussion about Data Acquisition, Energy Monitoring & Fleet Management.
On February 7th and 8th, Morningstar will be exhibiting its solar charge controllers, inverters, and accessories at the 6th Annual altE Installer & Dealer Conference. Additionally, Morningstar will conduct a speaking session about the recently released ProStar™ Gen3 charge controller and the soon-to-be launched web service for off-grid site management.
Morningstar is pleased to announce the release of its new third generation ProStar PWM solar charge controller. The controller’s features have been upgraded, while maintaining the same quality and form factor of previous ProStar models that have been installed in over 100 countries in the world’s harshest environments since 1995.
The following Morningstar solar charge controllers are now certified to meet IEC 62109 standards and approved by the Australian Clean Energy Council (CEC): TriStar MPPT 600V TriStar MPPT ProStar MPPT SunSaver MPPT TriStar PWM These certifications define the requirements for the design and manufacture of power conversion equipment for protection against electric shock, fire, mechanical hazards and impacts to the environment. This achievement aligns with Morningstar’s commitment to produce the industry’s highest quality and safest products. Morningstar’s complete MPPT product line now meets the requirements of IEC 62109 and the CEC. The certification process is rigorous and it is anticipated that many customers will expect conformity to this standard when choosing solar charge controllers.
Morningstar is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Ethernet MeterBus Converter (EMC-1). This device enables IP based network connectivity to any Morningstar product that features an existing Meterbus port (RJ-11) including the: TriStar MPPT TriStar PWM ProStar MPPT SunSaver Duo SunSaver MPPT SureSine The new Ethernet MeterBus Converter includes the following capabilities: IP based MODBUS connectivity Remote configuration of controller settings Morningstar’s Live View displays status and log data directly from the EMC-1 to a webpage A cloud hosted data service that is scheduled to launch in late 2016
Stop by Booth 367 to see Morningstar controllers, inverters, and accessories at Solar Power International on September 13-15, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The ProStar MPPT Controller™ and new Ethernet MeterBus Converter™ accessory will be on display in addition to Morningstar’s complete product line of solar controllers and inverters. See our exhibit for the latest information about existing products and what’s on the horizon for the future.
TriStar MPPT Controllers Are Compatible With Wholesale Solar’s Four Star Solar Inverter/Charger Power Centers
All TriStar MPPT and TriStar MPPT 600V controllers include Related Product Links to Wholesale Solar’s Four Star Power Centers. These Power Centers include the pre-wired BOS components needed to integrate inverter chargers with a solar controller, battery bank, and AC panel(s) (grid-tied or grid-tied battery backup). The following TriStar Models require no additional Battery Breakers which requires only a Single connection to the Battery Terminal or directly to the battery. (Additional Solar PV Combiner and other BOS may be required): TS-MPPT-60-600V-48-DB-TR (With DC Transfer Switch) TS-MPPT-60-600V-48-DB-TR-GFPD (Pre-wired with Ground Fault Protection Device) TS-MPPT-60-600V-48-DB (With Disconnect Box) The Following TriStar Models will require additional Battery Breakers for the related Power Centers. (Additional Solar PV Combiner and other BOS may be required) TS-MPPT-60-600V-48 (Standard) TS-MPPT-60 (60A/150V max Voc) TS-MPPT-45 (45A/150V max. Voc) TS-MPPT-30 (30A/150V max. Voc) Accessories related to Morningstar’s TriStar MPPT controllers include: Optional TriStar Meters TriStar TS-M-2-600V Digital Meter (FacePlate for 600V models) TriStar TS-RM-2 Meter (Remote for 150V and 600V models) TriStar TS-M-2 Meter (FacePlate for 150V models) MeterHub for using a meter with Multiple Controllers Ground fault protection Devices GFPD-600V GFPD-150V Other Relay Driver Wholesale Solar can also provide other Solar PV equipment such as solar PV modules, Batteries, additional BOS components and custom pre-wired solutions options (TriStar MPPT 600V must be installed separately).