EEVblog 1386 – 295W Inverter vs 370W Solar Panel – WTF?

Why do Dave’s new 370W LG solar panels use lower rated 295W Enphase microinverters? What gives? Inverter clipping, solar panel overrating, DC/AC ratio, solar irradiance, and microinverter underrating explained. And a look at data from Dave’s old 3kW system to predict how many days a year the new 5kW system will clip.

Solar irradiance map:
LG 370W NEON2 panel:

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