Recorded Webinars

  • Do You Have Battery Challenges? Discover and Morningstar Have Your Solution

    Learn how adding advanced storage solutions is just a click away in this fast-paced webinar presented by Morningstar and Discover Battery. You will learn:

    • The differences between energy storage chemistries, and Discover’s advantages in lithium with RUSH technology and SENTRY BMS design
    • Review of solar charging technologies, and Morningstar’s advantages when paired with advanced storage formats
    • The pre-programmed settings you need for easily designing a new advanced storage system, or upgrading an existing solar system
    • Working with Discover’s LYNK gateway to fully optimize lithium performance
  • Lithium Done Right with SimpliPhi and Morningstar

    Discover what you need to know to make lithium part of your business. Morningstar and SimpliPhi have done the homework for you, through the Energy Storage Partners program. During this webinar you’ll learn:

    • The differences between energy storage chemistries, and SimpliPhi’s advantages with non-toxic, non-hazardous Lithium Ferro Phosphate (LFP) chemistry
    • Review of solar charging technologies, and Morningstar’s advantages when paired with lithium
    • Overcoming “lithium anxiety” with customers
    • Pre-programmed settings for easy integration of a lithium-based storage system, or upgrading an existing solar system to lithium
    • Working with SimpliPhi’s Core Power modular and scalable PHI battery series, with proprietary cell architecture, power electronics, BMS and assembly method
  • Advanced Lithium Energy Storage—think inside the box with Morningstar and Fortress Power

    If you want to learn about the safest, most secure ways to add lithium to your residential and commercial projects, one of the best places to start is the eVault from Fortress Power, a design/build innovator in Pennsylvania (and a neighbor of Morningstar.) During this webinar you’ll learn: 

    • Fundamental advantages of lithium storage technology, and the different chemistries available 
    • Review of solar charging technologies 
    • Overcoming “lithium anxiety” with customers 
    • Pre-programmed settings for easy integration of a lithium-based storage system, or upgrading an existing solar system to lithium 
    • And much more
  • Let Two Energy Storage Leaders Get You Ready for the Lithium Age

    Learn what you need to know to make lithium part of your business. Morningstar and Trojan have done the homework for you, through the Energy Storage Partners program. Learn how adding lithium storage technology is just a click away in this fast-paced webinar presented by Morningstar and Trojan.

  • Sizing Remote Off Grid Power Systems

    This joint webinar was presented by Wholesale Solar and Morningstar. During the broadcast you will learn how to properly size your batteries, modules and charge controller for your electrical loads. The webinar covered:

    • Load evaluations/considerations
    • Battery autonomy
    • Sizing calculations
    • String sizing tools
    • Choosing the right components and accessories for your off-grid system
  • The Key to a More Advanced Off-Grid System: The Relay Driver

    Special guest Rob Rallo explains how you can add Morningstar’s Relay Driver to your off-grid system and learn advanced techniques that will let you:

    • Control generator start and stop times
    • Get high/low voltage control alarms and alert notifications
    • Control Multi-event lighting beyond basic dusk until dawn settings
    • Reduce or even eliminate unnecessary system components
    • Prioritize loads based on need
  • Maintaining Healthy Batteries in Off-Grid Systems

    View this joint webinar by Rolls Battery Engineering and Morningstar to learn how you can add years of life to your batteries in off-grid systems. The presentation and answers to attendee questions will cover:

    • choosing the right type of battery and controller
    • installation and setup
    • setting the charging parameters
    • remote monitoring options
    • system sizing
    • maintenance
  • New Morningstar EcoBoost MPPT™ Solar Charge Controller

    Listen to this recorded webinar to learn about the EcoBoost MPPT solar charge controller that recently launched in January 2018. The EcoBoost MPPT is designed for off-grid residential, rural electrification, lighting, boating, and RV-caravan applications outside of the US and Canada. This new controller is an addition to Morningstar’s Essential Series, and it is offered at a lower price point than other Morningstar controllers with comparable charge ratings.

    During the presentation, you will learn about:
    – USB ports for charging multiple cell phones
    – Lighting control
    – Interactive meters to adjust charge settings
    – Array oversizing
    – EcoBoost applications
    – Installing the EcoBoost in an off-grid system

  • Introduction To Off-grid System Design

    Morningstar’s special guest, Jason Lerner of Remote Energy, shares a case study where he will talk about the steps he took to design an off-grid system to enable internet, radio and telecommunications capabilities at a remote site in Washington State. During the presentation, you will learn about: –

    • System sizing concerning solar arrays, batteries and controllers
    • Battery installation/maintenance best practices
    • Choosing the right charge controller
    • Monitoring and evaluating the system
    • And other tips to improve system performance

    This is an informative session for those involved with off-grid solar solar, regardless of the application.

  • Morningstar Solar Charge Controllers & Inverters

    Morningstar has been the world’s leading supplier of solar charge controllers and inverters for over 20 years. This webinar is conducted each month to introduce individuals to Morningstar and off-grid solar. It is also appropriate for experienced professionals who are looking for a refresher, or to have their pressing questions answered by one of our engineers. Join this webinar to learn about:

    • Battery charging stages
    • Differences between PWM and MPPT controllers
    • Effects of oversizing PV arrays
    • Efficiency variations with output power
    • Electronic and environmental protections
    • Controller/inverter features and accessories
    • High voltage charge controllers
  • The New EcoPulse Solar Charge Controller

    View this webinar to learn about Morningstar’s new EcoPulse solar charge controller. The EcoPulse is a pulse width modulation (PWM) controller designed for off-grid residential and leisure consumer applications outside of the US and Canada. Throughout the presentation you will learn about the controller’s:

    • Adjustable charge settings
    • Low voltage disconnect
    • Lighting control
    • Environmental protections
    • LED indicators
    • Interactive meters
    • Charge and battery ratings
  • New ProStar™ Gen 3 PWM Solar Charge Controller

    Morningstar’s new third generation ProStar PWM solar controller includes upgraded features while maintaining the same quality and footprint of previous models that have been installed in the world’s harshest environments since 1995. Join this webinar to learn about the new capabilities of this product including:

    • Enhanced custom programming via dip switches, meter, or computer
    • RJ-11 MeterBus port for serial MODBUS data or to add a remote meter
    • Lighting control
    • Up to 256 days of data logging
    • External RTS sensor terminal on the controller face
    • Protective terminal cover
    • Improved surge rating for heavy DC loads
    • Self-diagnostics
    • Low voltage load disconnect
    • Settings & firmware updates via meter
    • Compliance with IEC 62109
    • High resolution graphical display of system settings and metrics
  • Off Grid Battery & Charge Controller Best Practices

    Trojan Battery and Morningstar have been supplying battery and solar charge controller solutions for a wide variety of global off-grid applications for several decades. View this special joint webinar to learn more about best practices and years of shared industry experience regarding:

    • Charge controller choices
    • Adjusting battery charging settings
    • Remote monitoring of battery metrics
    • Data logging
    • Battery basics and maintenance
    • Flooded, AGM and Gel batteries
    • Ideal applications
  • Morningstar’s New Ethernet MeterBus Converter

    View this recorded webinar to learn about the new Ethernet MeterBus Converter which enables the addition of IP based network and internet connectivity to any Morningstar product that features an existing MeterBus port (RJ-11). You will hear about:

    • Remote configuration of controller settings
    • IP based MODBUS connectivity for remote communication and control
    • Displays of system status & log data directly from the EMC-1 to a webpage.
  • New ProStar MPPT Solar Charge Controller

    Learn about the New ProStar MPPT Solar Charge Controller from Morningstar. You will hear about lighting control, data logging and other capabilities and how you can adjust controller settings through the meter interface of this mid-range MPPT controller.

  • Retrofitting Grid-tied Systems with Battery Backup Using The TriStar MPPT 600V Controller With DC Transfer Switch

    View this recorded webinar to learn how the New TriStar 600V Charge Controller with DC Transfer Switch can be deployed with other components to retrofit existing grid-tied systems with battery backup power. The costs and benefits of this Direct DC Transfer Charging Solution are compared to other solutions such as AC Coupling. You will see why this internationally recognized product and application is scalable, easy to install, and represents the lowest cost of entry for battery backup in existing grid-tied systems.

  • Using The Right Charge Controller For Maximum Power

    This joint webinar between Morningstar and Sunwize Power and Battery provides information about several different Morningstar PWM and MPPT charge controllers that are used in a variety of different off-grid solar applications including Oil & Gas, Telecom, and Traffic Monitoring. The presenters also make key points about efficiency specifications, TRAKSTAR MPPT Technology, and the importance of good system design.

  • Solar Lighting Applications and Training

    Russell Borum, Sr. Account Manager with Morningstar shares his experience working on solar lighting applications throughout the world. During the webinar you will learn about: Different applications of solar lighting, choosing the right charge controller and programming an MPPT controller for lighting.

  • Update on Morningstar’s TriStar MPPT 600V Solar Charge Controller and GFPD

    This recorded webinar provides information about Morningstar’s TriStar MPPT 600V Charge Controller and Ground Fault Protection Device including: Efficiency ratings and product specifications, Reliability and quality factors that differentiate Morningtar’s products from others, MODBUS communications, Best practices concerning ground fault protection, and Use Cases. The Q&A session at the end of the webinar featured lively discussions about alternatives to AC coupling, ground fault detection, and string sizing.

  • TriStar MPPT Training Program

    Due to popular demand and much interest from our customers, we opened up our training archive … This in-depth webinar training module highlights the technological advantages and benefits of Morningstar’s advanced TriStar MPPT charge controllers. Check it out for yourself.

  • Morningstar SunSaver-Gen3 Solar Charge Controller Webinar

    For Off-Grid Installations … When Reliability & Performance Matter … From the more load sensitive Telecom & Instrumentation Systems, to the most environmentally harsh installations of Industrial Oil, Gas & Marine Systems—Morningstar’s SunSaver Solar Charge Controllers are the Proven Choice.