KOSTAL Smart Connections Tour 2020
The Smart connections.Tour 2020
KOSTAL Smart Connections Tour 2020
Photovoltaik planen mit dem KOSTAL Solar Plan
KOSTAL Solar Plan
Photovoltaik planen mit dem KOSTAL Solar Plan
KOSTAL Webinare für noch mehr Fachwissen
KOSTAL webinars
KOSTAL Webinare für noch mehr Fachwissen

KOSTAL installer portal: good, comprehensive advice

Anyone purchasing a solar system expects good quality and performance. Our KOSTAL customer service team is on hand to answer any questions about our KOSTAL inverters. Fast, uncomplicated and personal.


KOSTAL service for installers: all advantages and services at a glance

Service & support: KOSTAL customer service - always there for you

Service and Support

Smart connections.Academy: Seminars and webinars

Smart connections.Academy
KOSTAL Video-Tutorials mit Tipps für einfache Installation und Inbetriebnahme der Wechselrichter

The KOSTAL video tutorials make it very easy to install inverters

Video tutorials

Take part: KOSTAL programme for certified installers

Become a certified installer

Wholersale overview: You will find the wholesaler you trust here

To the wholesale overview

Planning photovoltaics: System design made very easy with the KOSTAL Solar Plan

Download the KOSTAL Solar Plan

Service hotline and contact

Our Service team is available by telephone to answer all your questions before and after your purchase, for example:

  • General technical advice and warranty processing
  • Support for system planning using the KOSTAL Solar Plan configuration software
  • Help with commissioning
  • Support for system analysis and advice on configuring system monitoring

Phone +49 761 47744 222 (Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Service code/PARAKO

The system-specific shutdown limits can be adapted to the grid operator's requirements using the PARAKO parameterisation software or the service code for the PLENTICORE plus and PIKO IQ inverters.

Before a personal password can be allocated, we, KOSTAL Solar Electric, need you to confirm that you're an electrician from an authorised specialist company and that you won't disclose the password to the plant owner. Therefore, please download the registration form, fill it out, scan it in and return it via our contact form.

Complaints

You can submit a complaint outside our hotline opening hours. Please complete the questionnaire  and send it to us, together with the log data, as an attachment to our contact form. If the inverter isn't included in our free KOSTAL Solar Portal, please interrogate the log data from the device.

Great news: Your request will be treated as a priority.


Smart connections.Academy

With our Academy, we offer various seminars that provide you with detailed basic information for planning and installing KOSTAL inverters. Our Academy's comprehensive concept includes the Smart connections.Tour at various locations and webinars.

Smart connections.Offers

Seminars

More information

Webinars

To the webinars

Tutorials

To the tutorials

The Smart connections.Tour 2020

The Smart connections.Tour provides you with detailed information on how you can boost your solar business with KOSTAL inverters. You will learn everything about our solar, hybrid and battery inverters. Choose the right location for you – be it our production site, your wholesaler's or just around the corner – and benefit from our extensive training offer.

Costs and services

For events organised by KOSTAL, the participation fee is €49.00 per person plus VAT but you will receive a €25 voucher to use in the KOSTAL Solar webshop. The price includes snacks, lunch, drinks, coffee & cake. The participant is responsible for travel costs and, if applicable, accommodation costs.

For events at your wholesaler's, please refer to the corresponding link in the schedule overview for all further information and conditions for each date.

Topics and content

The perfect solution for every requirement with inverters from KOSTAL

  • Certification of storage systems:
    - PLENTICORE plus
    - PLENTICORE BI
    - PIKO MP plus
    - KOSTAL Smart Energy Meter
    - BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS / HVM
  • Self-consumption optimisation
    - PV & water heating
    - PV & heating and cooling
    - PV & electric mobility
  • Making the best possible use of PIKO 12 to 36 EPC project inverters

Overview of dates for 2020

Date Language
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Time
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New dates will be published as soon as possible
           

Simply refresh and expand your practical knowledge with the KOSTAL webinars

Keep up to date. In our free webinars, you can find out everything about KOSTAL solar, hybrid and battery inverters, storage systems and additional devices. In addition, the webinars will provide you with the right help for parameterising our inverters right up to the complete system design.

Practical knowledge conveyed simply: KOSTAL webinars

Our KOSTAL webinars combine theory and practical information, offering detailed specialist knowledge on professionally assembling KOSTAL devices, as well as installing and commissioning them.

Questions can be clarified directly in the chat function and all relevant documents can be downloaded directly from the webinar area. 

All planned KOSTAL webinars can be found in our webinar overview.

Webinar overview 2020

  • The perfect solution for every requirement with solar inverters from KOSTAL

    Certification of storage systems:
    • PLENTICORE plus
    • PLENTICORE BI
    • PIKO MP plus
    • KOSTAL Smart Energy Meter
    • BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS / HVM
    Self-consumption optimisation
    • PV & hot water preparation
    • PV & heating and cooling
    • PV & electromobility
    Making the best possible use of the PIKO 12 to 36 EPC project inverters

    During the webinar, you can ask questions via the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents are available for download in PDF format for this webinar.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 2 hours
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we will be happy to help you:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the Smart connections.Tour goes digital

    Webinar
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  • Installing, configuring and commissioning the storage system

    The webinar provides you with both theoretical specialist knowledge and application-related practical knowledge for professionally assembling, installing and commissioning the KOSTAL solar storage system with the PLENTICORE plus and the BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS/HVM.

    The following content is covered:

    • Device description
    • Assembly and installation
    • Function and configuration
    • Commissioning the storage system
    • Operation and handling

    During the webinar you can ask questions via the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents are available for download in PDF format for this webinar.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 1 hour
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we're happy to help:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the PLENTICORE plus webinar

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    Language
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    New dates will be published as soon as possible
     



  • Installation, configuration and commissioning of the PLENTICORE BI AC storage system

    The webinar provides you with both theoretical specialist knowledge and application-related practical knowledge for professionally assembling, installing and commissioning the KOSTAL solar storage system with the PLENTICORE BI and the BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS/HVM.

    The following content is covered:

    • Device description
    • Assembly and installation
    • Function and configuration
    • Commissioning the storage system
    • Operation and handling

    During the webinar, you can ask questions via the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents are available for download in PDF format for this webinar.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 1 hour
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we're happy to help:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the PLENTICORE BI webinar

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    New dates will be published as soon as possible
     



  • Installing, configuring and commissioning the PIKO MP plus storage system

    The webinar provides you with both theoretical specialist knowledge and application-related practical knowledge on professionally assembling, installing and commissioning the KOSTAL solar storage system with the PIKO MP plus and the BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS/HVM.

    The following content is covered:

    • Device description
    • Assembly and installation
    • Function and configuration
    • Commissioning the storage system
    • Operation and handling

    During the webinar, you can ask questions via the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents are available for download in PDF format for this webinar.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 1 hour
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we're happy to help:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the PIKO MP plus webinar

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    New dates will be published as soon as possible
     



  • Installation, commissioning and configuration

    The webinar provides you with application-related practical knowledge on correctly assembling, installing and configuring the KOSTAL Smart Energy Meter (KSEM).

    The following content is covered:

    • Device description and technical data
    • Installation and connection
    • Using external current transformers
    • Calling up the Webserver and initial login
    • Configuration via the Webserver
    • Application examples for different inverters

    During the webinar, you can ask questions via the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents for this webinar are available for download in PDF format.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 1 hour
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we're happy to help:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the KOSTAL Smart Energy Meter webinar

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  • Practical knowledge on parameterising KOSTAL inverters

    You will be guided live through our PARAKO parameterisation software or through the inverters' Webservers using screen sharing. In addition, we will show you the most important steps using a slide presentation, which will be made available to you.

    The following content is covered:

    • PARAKO software and service code
    • Grid parameters, active power limitation, zero feed-in
    • Creating documentation for the energy supply company
    • Parameterisation via the Webserver (PLENTICORE plus, PLENTICORE BI, PIKO IQ, PIKO MP plus)
    During the webinar, you can ask questions using the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents are available for download in PDF format for this webinar.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 1 hour
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we're happy to help:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the webinar on parameterisation of KOSTAL inverters

    Webinar
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    New dates will be published as soon as possible
     



  • PV system design with the KOSTAL Solar Plan software tool

    The webinar provides you with application-related practical knowledge for professionally designing PV systems. We will show you a short slide presentation with the programme's most important setting options and will size a sample system by means of live screen sharing.

    The following content is covered:

    • The KOSTAL Solar Plan programme
    • Installing and operating the software
    • Live KOSTAL inverter and KOSTAL solar storage system design
    • Borderline cases
    • Questions

    During the webinar, you can ask questions via the chat function. In addition, all relevant documents are available for download in PDF format for this webinar.

    Additional information

    Duration of the webinar approx. 0.5 hours
    Number of participants: maximum 50
    If you have any questions, we're happy to help:
    piko-training@kostal.com

    Overview of dates for the KOSTAL Solar Plan webinar

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    New dates will be published as soon as possible
     




KOSTAL Service Tutorials

The KOSTAL installation videos provide you with the most important instructions for quickly and professionally installing almost all KOSTAL products in just a few minutes: clear instructions right when you need them. And anywhere you like.

KOSTAL initial commissioning assistant instructions

Welcome to the KOSTAL service video on how to perform initial commissioning on the PLENTICORE plus, PLENTICORE BI and PIKO IQ.

Installing and connecting the KOSTAL PIKO IQ

In this video, we explain how to correctly install the PIKO IQ solar inverter from KOSTAL.

Connecting the KOSTAL Smart Energy Meter to PLENTICORE plus, PLENTICORE BI and PIKO IQ

In this video, we will explain how to install the KOSTAL SMART ENERGY METER in the building’s sub-distribution system and how to connect it to the PLENTICORE plus, PIKO IQ or PLENTICORE BI.

Connecting the KOSTAL Smart Energy Meter to PIKO MP plus

In this video, we will explain how to install the KOSTAL SMART ENERGY METER in the building’s sub-distribution system and how to connect it to the PIKO MP plus.

Installing and connecting the KOSTAL PLENTICORE BI

In this video, we explain how to correctly install the PLENTICORE BI battery inverter from KOSTAL.

Installing and connecting the KOSTAL PLENTICORE plus

In this video, we explain how to correctly install the PLENTICORE plus hybrid inverter from KOSTAL.

WEBSERVER with PLENTICORE plus for installers

In this video, we show you how to operate the Webserver for KOSTAL inverters in the PLENTICORE and PIKO IQ series.

BYD BATTERY BOX premium with PLENTICORE plus & PLENTICORE BI connection 

In this video, we will show you how to connect the Premium BYD Battery Box to the KOSTAL PLENTICORE plus or PLENTICORE BI.


Become a certified KOSTAL installer now and reap the rewards

Are you a specialist company for solar systems and well versed in KOSTAL inverter installation? Then become a KOSTAL-certified installer and benefit from what we offer.

Registration as a KOSTAL-certified installer

Well versed in KOSTAL inverters and enthusiastic about our products? Then become a certified KOSTAL installer. It's easy! Using the installer search on our website, customers can find certified specialist companies quickly and easily and contact them with questions and orders.

Certified KOSTAL installers benefit from regular training in the form of seminars and webinars and also receive free product brochures and data sheets as well as digital image material from us.


Find the KOSTAL wholesale partner you trust!

You can rely on our wholesale partners. Many years of collaboration and a close relationship of trust ensure that you always receive sound advice.


Photovoltaic planning

Our free KOSTAL Solar Plan software simplifies the inverter layout process.

KOSTAL Solar Plan: inverter layout made easy

Just enter the system data and individual customer data and receive a recommendation for a KOSTAL inverter tailored to the solar system you're planning. All solar and hybrid inverters are taken into account.

The customer's power consumption is also considered and, using standard load profiles, the potential for self-consumption and self-sufficiency is indicated.