Morningstar News

Non-profit GridAlternatives Chooses Morningstar For Nicaragua Off-grid Solar Project

November 5, 2014

Non-profit GridAlternatives chose Morningstar Sunsaver MPPT charge controllers and SureSine inverters for an off-grid solar energy project to supply power to community buildings, heath clinics and schools in Nicaragua.  Installation is expected to be completed in early 2015.

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Morningstar Posts Record-High Revenues in Q3 of 2014

October 2, 2014

Morningstar achieved record high quarterly revenues in Q3 of 2014.  Sales were up in almost every geographical territory including gains in South America as a result of large off-grid project wins.  Morningstar products that had a big impact on driving the high growth included the TriStar MPPT and SunSaver charge controllers.  

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TriStar MPPT Controllers In Large Off-grid South American Street Light Project

September 3, 2014

Over 4,000 TriStar MPPT charge controllers are being installed in a large off-grid solar street light project in Brazil.  The TriStar MPPT was chosen for its outstanding reputation for high performance and reliability, and Morningstar’s ability to delivery large quantities of product in a very short time period.

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Morningstar’s SureSine Inverter Installations In Fiji Home Systems

August 7, 2014

Morningstar’s SureSine inverter is being installed in 1200 solar home systems across many of the islands of Fiji. Built to industrial standards, the SureSine was chosen for its sealed, transformer-based construction capable of withstanding the harsh tropical and marine environment of the island nation.

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See Morningstar At The Midwest Renewable Energy Association Fair

June 15, 2014

We invite you to stop by Booth C12 at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association Fair in Custer, Wisconsin from June 20-22, 2014.  Morningstar will be showcasing the TriStar MPPT™ 30 Amp and TriStar MPPT™ 600V charge controllers along with our Ground Fault Protection Device.  Also on-display we will have our entire line of PWM & MPPT controllers, our SureSine™ inverters and our complete line of accessories.

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Morningstar’s 2014-2015 Product Catalog Is Now Available

May 30, 2014

We are pleased to announce the availability of our 2014-2015 Product Catalog. To help you select the perfect model for your off-grid Photovoltaic (PV) system needs, Morningstar’s new product catalog includes:  Detailed product information  Preliminary information on two of our latest innovative product additions: TriStar MPPT™ 600V Controller Ground Fault Protection Device Family Furthermore, we have added a new PV application and a power source cross reference guide as well as a comprehensive TrakStar™ MPPT technology overview.

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Now Available, Morningstar’s New TriStar MPPT™ 600V Charge Controller and Ground Fault Protection Device Products

December 12, 2013

At this year’s Solar Power International conference in Chicago, Illinois (October 21st – 24th) Morningstar Corporation is pleased to announce that our new TriStar MPPT 600V charge controller (TS-MPPT-600V) and Ground Fault Protection Device (GFPD) product line families are now available.   Read more…

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Morningstar Introduces Two New Product Innovations at Intersolar Europe 2013

December 12, 2013

The TriStar MPPT™ 600V charge controller and the Ground Fault Protection Device Morningstar Introduces Two New Product Innovations at Intersolar Europe 2013 – The TriStar MPPT” 600V charge controller and the Ground Fault Protection Device  Read more…

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Morningstar Launches Campaign Against Counterfeit Manufacturers to Protect Customers Home and Abroad

December 12, 2013

Morningstar Corporation, a world-leading supplier of solar charge controllers & inverters—today launched a multi-faceted program to protect against the distribution of counterfeit Morningstar products by unauthorized manufacturers, distributors and sellers. With over two million units installed, in over 90 countries around the world, Morningstar has a reputation for delivering the industry’s best portfolio of solar charge controllers & inverters.  The effect of unauthentic products in the market has been noted and the company is taking steps to halt further fraudulent business practices originating in China. The newly launched program will emphasize customer awareness, validation methods, securing software, packaging updates and other best practices.  Read more…

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We Are Helping To Make A Difference

December 12, 2013

Did you know that the United Nations has identified 40 countries around the world as areas of energy need?  And that there are currently, 1.3 billion people (1 in 5) worldwide without access to electricity and another 1 billion who only have intermittent access as well as 2.8 billion people lack access to clean cooking solutions.  In fact, nearly 40% of the world’s population rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste to cook their food—breathing in the toxic smoke known for causing lung disease and killing nearly 2  million people a year, most of them women and children.  (Source: United Nations, Sept 2012)    (Read the Quick Primer)

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