Company Partners withWestern Wind and Lord Electricto Deliver Thirty Megawatts of its Equinox Prism Platform Solutions
BOSTON-May. 16, 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 byWestern Wind and Lord Electricto supply 30 megawatts (MW) of its Equinox Prism Platform solution, a fully integrated multi-megawatt medium voltage (MV) building block, optimized for utility-scale PV installations.
Western Wind and Lord Electricwill deploy twenty 1.5 MW Equinox Prism Platforms to power the second largest PV plant inPuerto Rico. Equinox Prism Platform is a turnkey utility-grade multi-megawatt solution, complete with factory-integrated step-up transformers, MV disconnect switches, and power conversion electronics. The factory integrated solution leverages Satcon’s next-generation Equinox PV inverters with 98.5 percent peak efficiency and the industry’s widest thermal operating range, delivering the highest levels of performance and low installation costs enabling the industry’s lowest levelized cost of energy (LCOE).
All Prism Platform 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 theGerman Association of EnergyandWater 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, Satconhas 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 Western Wind
Western Wind Energy Corp. (OTCQX: WNDEF; TSX.V: WND) trades inthe United States on the OTCQX under the symbol “WNDEF” and on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “WND”. Western Wind is a vertically integrated renewable energy production company that directly owns over 165 MW of rated solar and wind capacity in production in the States ofCalifornia andArizona. Western Wind further owns substantial additional development assets for both solar and wind energy inCalifornia,Arizona,Ontario, Canada; and in the Commonwealth ofPuerto Rico.
About Lord Electric
Lord Electric CompanyofPuerto Rico, Incis an electrical and mechanical contractor that has established record of quality work during its 52 years of existence inPuerto Rico. Lord has a vast experience in almost every market of the construction industry: commercial, industrial, institutional, pharmaceutical process and biochemical’s, communications, power lines, transportation infrastructure, power generating plants, renewable energy and water filtration and processing plants.
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