Sungrow is one of the largest solar inverter manufacturers in the world and are very popular here in Australia.
Founded in 1997 by Prof Cao Renxian in China, Sungrow has been manufacturing inverters for well over 20 years.Sungrow also claims to have over 15% of market share globally.
Not only is a Sungrow a market leader in manufacturing, the company claims to be a market leader in research and development also.
Sungrow entered the Australian market in 2012 and sells products across 60 countries.
The range for Sungrow comes in 3 inverters. Sungrow SG5KTL-MT, Sungrow Premium and Sungrow Hybrid.
Sungrow SG5KTL-MT – this is Sungrows three phase inverter. This inverter range is common across residential three phase homes and small to medium commercial installations.
Sungrow Premium – this inverter is Sungrows single phase inverter for residential installations. It’s the successor of the Sungrows SK5D and other versions of the earlier model. This will be Sungrow’s most sold inverter in the Australian market.
The Sungrow Premium allows panels facing in three directions, unlike other inverters who only manage two.
Sungrow Hybrid – this inverter is for the combination of solar and DC battery storage systems. Unlike AC battery storage systems, DC battery storage systems need a Hybrid inverter to charge from solar.
Sungrow is known in the industry for being a good quality chinese manufactured product. It’s a great option for a price conscious purchaser who doesn’t want to comprise much on quality.
Sungrows simple online monitoring platform does the job when it comes to visibility of solar generation.
The warranty for Sungrow’s product varies across the inverters.
As we understand it, the standard warranty for Sungrow SG5KTL-MT and Sungrow Hybrid is 5 years, while the Sungrow Premium is 10 years.
Sungrow inverters do offer inverter warranty extensions.
Sungrow manufactures most of their inverters out of China. Sungrow opened their first manufacturing plant outside of China in Bengaluru, Karnataka – India.
Sungrow has an Australian office located in North Sydney.
The address is 1703/99 Mount St, North Sydney NSW 2060 and their listed contact is 1800 786 476.
The Sungrow inverter is a good mid range inverter, with a proven track record of quality at a good price point. The aesthetics of the inverter aren’t bad either. The light grey easily blends into the inside of a garage or the outside of a home.