Beyond the marketing fluff, you’re here researching whether a particular residential range of Growatt inverter is the ideal solution for your project. Selecting the right solar inverter for the task is often as individual as one’s home, therefore, which option should you consider?
Manufacturer: Growatt New Energy Technology.
Series: MIC TL-X, MIN TL, MOD KTL3-X, Hybrid SPH, Hybrid SPH-3.
Variants: Single-phase, Three-phase, Storage.
Note: This post is currently being updated to SRC2.5 2021. Estimated update completion: 19th March 2021.
*Commercial & off-grid inverters exempt.
Unlike most solar product reviews, it’s worth mentioning that not all Growatt inverters are the same beast. Use this guide to understand the Growatt inverter solution to match your solar supply requirements and review in finer detail the particular Growatt inverter model.
Below are the residential Growatt inverter options reviewed or scored by category of single-phase, three-phase and storage.
The recent release of single-phase Growatt inverters has taken a big leap forward catering towards the modern aesthetic appeal sort after by many end-users.
Lacking the modern appeal of its single-phase Growatt counterpart, the three-phase Growatt inverters end-user can consider are as below.
3 - 6 kW, max effc up to 45ºC, Ethernet connectivity, dual tracking.
3.4 very good
A new trend many solar inverter manufacturers now seek to contend is within the energy storage sector. Two significant hurdles exist though, modern battery compatibility and end-user expectation of what the compatible battery supply can deliver.
High Voltage (HV) DC Coupled lithium battery technologies are edging closer towards becoming the new norm, manufacturers such as Growatt are developing their own battery technologies to ensure a seamless battery option.
As both modern battery and inverter must communicate between each other, the drawback exists where inverter and battery manufacturers must work together to ensure a communicative solution, further limiting options.
Over the last decade, the Growatt solar inverter range has established a place in the modern solar market. Producing various products at the more affordable end of the spectrum, Growatt has displayed the ability to evolve consistently, while supporting past product releases with reliable warranty support.
Considering all current residential models Growatt solar inverters as a range rank as VERY GOOD overall utilising the Solar Review Inverter Assessment Criteria.
GrowattSolar Inverters Overall; VERY GOOD
MIC TL-X - 3.5
TL-X MINI - 3.6
TL3 - 3.4
Hybrid SPH - 3.3
Hybrid SPH4-TL3 - 3.2
*AVG references industry average specifications.
How was the score for the Growatt range of solar inverters calculated? By using the Solar Review Inverter Assessment Criteria V2.5 >
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