A Brief History of Inverters: How Washington Ruled the Off-Grid World

Date: March 20, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM PST – 11:00 AM PDT

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Class Description:

Washington state continues to be the home to innovative and creative inverter companies. Customer driven design has shaped the industry for over 40 years. Come hear a little about the history and technology breakthroughs that have made off-grid inverters the choice for energy storage applications.

Class Objectives:

  • Overview the history behind the off-grid inverter and key contributions from Washington companies as well as the key differences between off-grid and grid-tied inverters.

Class Outline

  • Washington state inverter genealogy
  • Technology challenges
  • Ancient roots
  • Safety standards
  • Waveforms and voltage regulation
  • First sinewave inverter
  • Patents and intellectual property/li>
  • Overview schematics of topologies
  • ...and more!


17825 59th Ave. NE, Suite B
Arlington, WA 98223 United States

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