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Meir Adest, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Guy Sella: Method for distributed power harvesting using DC power sources. SolarEdge, Nixon Peabody, Joseph Bach Esq, September 6, 2011: US08013472 (125 worldwide citation)

A system and method for combining power from DC power sources. Each power source is coupled to a converter. Each converter converts input power to output power by monitoring and maintaining the input power at a maximum power point. Substantially all input power is converted to the output power, and ...


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Meir Adest, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Guy Sella: Current bypass for distributed power harvesting systems using DC power sources. Solaredge, Nixon Peabody, Joseph Bach Esq, March 8, 2011: US07900361 (89 worldwide citation)

A converter circuit providing multiple current bypass routes between the output leads to provide reliability in a series connection of several converters. If the converter malfunctions due to component failure, the current bypass routes provide a path for the current that views the malfunctioning co ...


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Meir Adest, Guy Sella, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Meir Gazit, Tzachi Glovinski, Yaron Binder: Parallel connected inverters. Solaredge, Banner & Witcoff, October 16, 2012: US08289742 (75 worldwide citation)

A distributed power system wherein a plurality of power converters are connected in parallel and share the power conversion load according to a prescribed function, but each power converter autonomously determines its share of power conversion. Each power converter operates according to its own powe ...


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Meir Adest, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Guy Sella: Current bypass for distributed power harvesting systems using DC power sources. Solaredge, Nixon Peabody, Joseph Bach, August 23, 2011: US08004117 (73 worldwide citation)

A converter circuit providing multiple current bypass routes between the output leads to provide reliability in a series connection of several converters. If the converter malfunctions due to component failure, the current bypass routes provide a path for the current that views the malfunctioning co ...


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Meir Adest, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Guy Sella: Monitoring of distributed power harvesting systems using DC power sources. Solaredge, Banner & Witcoff, June 25, 2013: US08473250 (61 worldwide citation)

A monitoring system and method for monitoring performance of individual powers sources in a distributed power source system. A monitoring module is coupled to each of the power sources, or to each string of serially connected power sources, to monitor and collect data regarding current, voltage, tem ...


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Meir Adest, Guy Sella, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Meir Gazit, Yaron Binder: Safety mechanisms, wake up and shutdown methods in distributed power installations. Solaredge, Banner & Witcoff, September 10, 2013: US08531055 (38 worldwide citation)

A distributed power system including multiple DC power sources and multiple power modules. The power modules include inputs coupled respectively to the DC power sources and outputs coupled in series to form a serial string. An inverter is coupled to the serial string. The inverter converts power inp ...


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Meir Adest, Guy Sella, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Meir Gazit: System and method for protection during inverter shutdown in distributed power installations. Solaredge Technologies, Banner & Witcoff, August 26, 2014: US08816535 (36 worldwide citation)

A protection method in a distributed power system including of DC power sources and multiple power modules which include inputs coupled to the DC power sources. The power modules include outputs coupled in series with one or more other power modules to form a serial string. An inverter is coupled to ...


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Meir Adest, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Guy Sella, Yaron Binder: Distributed power system using direct current power sources. SolarEdge Technologies, Banner & Witcoff, December 31, 2013: US08618692 (28 worldwide citation)

A distributed power system including multiple (DC) batteries each DC battery with positive and negative poles. Multiple power converters are coupled respectively to the DC batteries. Each power converter includes a first terminal, a second terminal, a third terminal and a fourth terminal. The first ...


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Meir Adest, Guy Sella, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov, Meir Gazit, Tzachi Glovinski, Yaron Binder: Testing of a photovoltaic panel. Solaredge Technologies, Banner & Witcoff, December 4, 2012: US08324921 (27 worldwide citation)

A method for testing a photovoltaic panel connected to an electronic module. The electronic module has at least one input attached to the photovoltaic panel and at least one power output. The method of testing the photovoltaic panel begins with activating a bypass of the electronic module. The bypas ...


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Meir Adest, Guy Sella, Lior Handelsman, Yoav Galin, Amir Fishelov: Photovoltaic system power tracking method. Solaredge Technologies, Banner & Witcoff, March 22, 2016: US09291696 (22 worldwide citation)

A photovoltaic system including a photovoltaic cell, and an electronic module connected to the photovoltaic cell. The electronic module is adapted to produce at least one control signal indicative of electrical power being generated by the photovoltaic cells. A tracking controller is adapted to rece ...