Balance of Systems Software Discover AES, Sol-Ark Partner on Closed-Loop Battery Communication

Discover Battery and Sol-Ark have implemented a closed-loop communication between Discover Advanced Energy System (AES) LiFePO4 and Sol-Ark 12K and 8K Hybrid All-In-One inverter systems over CANBus using a LYNK Solar Gateway. In addition to remote reporting of state-of-charge (SOC) and system-level status through Sol-Ark’s web monitoring services, closed-loop communication allows the AES battery management […]

Can Solar Flares or EMP Damage Solar Power Systems?

Can Solar Flares or EMP Damage Solar Power Systems? For many people, the point of solar power systems is to help make their house or business self-sustainable. But what if all that goes out the window with a solar flare or EMP? Can solar panels survive an electromagnetic blast?  In this article, we will tell you […]

7 Powerful Benefits of an All-In-One Solar Generator System

If you live in an area that experiences high winds, tornadoes, hurricanes, storms or any other blackout-causing event — you’ll be familiar with the need for a generator. Even if you do not live in a location that’s prone to bad weather, the average household in the U.S. experiences a blackout every nine months. As […]

Sol-Ark Innovation wins award by Department Of Energy

Sol-Ark Innovation wins award by Department Of Energy! We have some exciting news to share. For many years, our engineers have been working hard and innovating to make solar power affordable for everyone. Finally, we have been noticed by the Department of Energy for their American Made  Solar Prize competition. This prize money will help […]

Sol-Ark gets great review in wrenches

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Sol-Ark gets great review in wrenches by an awesome fellow installer: “Hey Wrenches, I have installed ~15 Sol-Ark 8k’s over the last year and have a few 12k’s lined up for the coming month. I have basically fallen head over heels for the product and the company. The machine itself works beautifully and is quick […]

Join Us at DISTRIBUTECH January 28-30 in San Antonio

We’ve Got a Brand New Booth and the New 12K System! DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home. The conference and exhibition offer information, products and services related […]

Avoid common solar project mistakes

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Avoid Common Solar Project Mistakes by Using Sol-Ark products and Free Engineering support At Sol-Ark we like to think we address these 10 common mistakes discussed in this recent article: The CEO of Silicon Valley’s Cinnamon Energy Systems boils down his biggest lessons from the residential battery business—from buggy software and interconnection delays to understanding […]

EMP to blame for Venezuela Blackout?

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EMP To blame for Venezuela Blackout? We know the technology has existed for decades and only getting stronger. A recent article in the Washington Examiner points to why the blackout may have occurred. Venezuelan officials are blaming an “electromagnetic attack” for a power outage that swept through the country. Venezuelans suffered a wide-ranging power outage […]

What solar installers are saying about Sol-Ark

“The Sol-Ark 8k continues to impress us. We have installed 7 units and 3 more are scheduled.  We have helped a lot of folks achieve their goals of energy independence and protection from any type of EMP event.” Scott Hunt: Engineer775-2/19 It’s so much easier to install and has so many features in a single […]

UL 1741 SA Rule 21 and HECO Approved

UL 1741 SA Rule 21 and HECO compliance has been approved for the Sol-Ark 8K. This approval has been a long time coming as we all know things move slowly in bureaucracy. Initially we at Sol-Ark didn’t like the idea of the electric utility using your batteries to balance the grid during high usage times. […]

“Portable Solar LLC made it affordable and easy to install”

“We always wanted solar energy but thought it was too complicated and too expensive. Portable Solar solved both problems and more! We love our 4 panel, 4 battery system. We get enough power from it to run a refrigerator and a lot more in an emergency, and we use every day to reduce our electric […]

DIY customers find Sol-Ark easy to install

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“Just finished installing my new 8k system next to my previously installed 3k. I was surprised at how easily the 8k was to install all by myself. I’m a “do it yourself” DIY homeowner, with basic electrical skills that I learned over watching youtube videos. I had a few basic questions before I began the […]