Company to supply its Equinox 500kW utility-ready solar inverters for the largest ground mount PV installation on a landfill in Massachusetts
Jun. 19, 2012– Satcon Technology Corporation® (NASDAQ CM: SATC), a leading provider of utility-scale power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, today announced that it has been selected by Southern Sky Renewable Energy and Gemma Renewable Power to supply 5 megawatts (MW) of its Equinox™ solution, Satcon’s next generation solar inverter with 98.5 percent peak efficiency.
Built upon Satcon’s industry-leading PowerGate® Plus family, the world’s most widely-deployed large-scale PV inverter solutions, Equinox enhances system-wide energy harvest and solar plant yield, enabling the industry’s highest return on investment (ROI). Equinox’s advanced utility-ready features enable remote control of real and reactive power, low-voltage ride through and power factor control. The solution supports fast communications, allowing it to be easily integrated into SCADA systems through standardized communication interfaces.
With over 2.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar inverter solutions shipped, Satcon is powering many of the world’s largest and most advanced utility-scale solar farms. All Equinox solutions include EDGE Adaptive Control Architecture (ACA)™, enabling instant voltage stabilization, frequency control, and dynamic grid support. EDGE ACA secures the continuous operation of the PV plant in the event of dynamic ground faults and achieves the performance guidelines set forth by the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW 2008 Grid Connection Standard).
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Satcon Technology Corporation® is the leading provider of utility-scale power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, enabling the industry’s most advanced reliable and proven clean energy alternatives. For over 27 years, Satcon has designed and delivered the next generation of efficient energy systems for solar photovoltaic, stationary fuel cells, and energy storage systems. To learn more about Satcon, please visit www.Satcon.com.
About Southern Sky Renewable Energy
Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLC is a Boston, MA based utility-scale solar PV developer. To learn more about Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLC, please visit www.southernskyrenewable.com.
About Gemma Renewable Power
Gemma Renewable Power (GRP) is a nationally recognized Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) organization that specializes in the construction of renewable energy projects. The company has completed a range of utility scale wind and solar projects across the country. GRP is currently engaged in the construction of both wind and solar projects in western Illinois, Massachusetts and central Pennsylvania.
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