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Enphase Micro Inverters on a Roof? Yes, They Stand the Heat!

Tom Sedgwick
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Enphase microinverters generate less heat than other inverters, and they do a better job of protecting internal parts from heat.

When designing the IQ microinverters, Enphase engineers applied a decade of reliability lessons learned from over 17 million microinverter shipments. IQ microinverters use proven components and pass all measures of Enphase’s rigorous, million-hour reliability test.

The IQ range has also been successfully field-tested on rooftops in Australia and Arizona, two of the hottest places in the world in summer:

  • Zero Enphase Microinverters shut down due to high ambient temperatures

  • Less than 1% of Enphase Microinverters’ internal temperature readings exceeded 70˚

  • Zero Enphase Microinverters recorded an internal operating temperature close to or above the rated maximum of 85˚

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Many customers ask our solar team about the performance of electronics on a hot Australian roof. It is a critical issue that microinverter manufacturers must overcome in order to deliver a quality product to market.

The industry-leading performance of Enphase products with zero heat-related failures is exactly why almost all 1KOMMA5° customers choose to install Enphase Microinverters.

You can find out more about the case study in Australia and Arizona here: Enphase Extreme Climates- Arizona

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