Solar inverters used to be mainly responsible for turning solar energy into useable electricity in our homes, businesses, and on the grid. Their role was limited to managing energy production of individual PV systems. However, SolarEdge recognized the potential that inverters could offer as smart energy managers while helping the world decarbonize its energy production. Dedicated to improving the way we produce and consume energy, SolarEdge is spearheading the efforts in transforming the solar inverter into a smart energy manager.
Already monitoring and managing solar energy production, the inverter is ideally positioned to manage energy storage and energy usage. The inverter can store solar energy in a battery to use in the evenings, divert extra PV energy to heat water, or activate other smart devices during the day to help reduce electric bills. By managing energy in a comprehensive way, the inverter turns smart homes into smart energy homes and puts power into the hands of consumers.