PV Tech's Carrie Xiao talks to Shen Rong, vice president of GoodWe’s International Sales Center, for an exclusive interview on the company’s global market strategy and its latest developments. At the same time, he shared his thoughts on recent industry developments and manufacturing trends.
After disappointing beginnings, India's rooftop solar market is now thriving with 75% year-on-year growth. PV Tech caught up with Ron Shen, vice president, international sales and service centre at China-based PV inverter supplier GoodWe, to discuss knock-on effects of safeguard duties on modules, price pressure and market growth.
GoodWe is rolling out its new compact 20 kW SDT series inverter for three-phase households with high capacity density, which includes two MPP trackers and a wide input voltage range to ensure design flexibility and compatibility with high-output PV panels.
Following last year’s announced cooperation with Tigo, PV inverter manufacturer GoodWe is now launching the DNS and SDT rapid shutdown inverter series with MLPE functionalities, a streamlined solution for the optimization of energy yields on the module level which is perfectly adequate for complex system designs and partial shadings – using optimizers on shaded modules recovers an average of 36% energy loss due to mismatch.
GoodWe is rolling out the new DNS series inverters which are ideal for solar power generation in residential homes. With a low start-up voltage of only 120V and the widest voltage range of 80-550V, these inverters can provide high performance and greater options for any household system, while maintaining a sleek, child-friendly design without sharp edges and safer to manipulate.
GoodWe has recently launched its new SBP series, which is claimed to be the world’s first AC-coupled retrofit solution with UPS function which allows energy storage and uninterruptible power supply to both single phase and three phase inverter systems.
GoodWe has extended the three-phase inverter with dual MPP tracker ‘Smart DT’ series range to accommodate a wider number of residential and small-scale commercial applications with three additional models: 8kW, 9kW and 10kW versions to be added to the 4-6kW original range.