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Chip shortage starts to impact solar sector

Enphase is struggling to source microchip-enabled inverters – a key component in solar PV systems

Solar power company Enphase Energy last week reported a significant constraint to its production and sales of microchip-enabled inverters—the crucial electronic component in every solar power system—for the second consecutive quarter. The firm’s suppliers in Mexico and India were running at maximum capacity, but supply could still not meet overall demand, according to the largest global producer of the specialised microinverters. “Problem reducing shipments by at least 10pc” Kothandaraman, Enphase Microchip-enabled inverters convert direct current to alternating current and are used to balance panel systems. Demand for microinverters is high. Global deployment of solar is bo

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