Solectria Renewables, LLC, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today at the Solar Power International Trade Show in Chicago, Illinois, the introduction of its new SGI 500XTM and SGI 750XTM, external transformer, 1000 VDC inverters. The XTM inverters are 380 VAC, direct to medium voltage, utility-scale inverters.
Solectria Renewables’ SGI 500XTM & SGI 750XTM inverters are designed to maximize return on investment (ROI) through high efficiencies, easy installation, a wide operating voltage range and integrated customized options. These inverters boast an industry leading 98% CEC weighted efficiency translating into increased energy generation for utility-scale PV systems. The inverters offer grid management options such as real power curtailment, reactive power control, and voltage and frequency ride through. These critical utility options, combined with an unsurpassed efficiency ratings and the lowest nighttime tare losses in the industry mark the SGI 500XTM & SGI 750XTM as the premier solution for the next generation of large commercial and utility-scale systems.
“Utility-scale solar now represents the largest segment of the PV market in North America,” said Mark Goodreau, Director of Utility-Scale Solar Solutions at Solectria Renewables. “Solectria created the SMARTGRID series of inverters to address the special requirements of utility companies and large project developers, and is actively developing advanced smart grid features in partnership with EPRI, National Grid, Xcel Energy, and Detroit Edison. We continue to develop the SMARTGRID inverter series to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”
To learn more, please visit Solectria Renewables in booth 431, exhibiting at the Solar Power International Trade Show in Chicago, Illinois, October 22-24, 2013, or their website: http://www.solectria.com.
— Solar Builder magazine