BayWa benefiting from increased solar component demand and project sales

BayWa r.e. the renewable energies business unit of diversified German company BayWa has significantly increased revenue in the first half of 2017, having developed and sold PV power plants and increased sales of PV modules and inverters by around 50%, compared to the prior year period.

Growatt’s 8K-11KTL3-S three-phase inverter maximizes energy harvesting

Growatt has launched its new generation, three-phase solar inverter series, the Growatt 8K-11KTL3-S. The new inverters are designed with maximum efficiency of 98.4% and MPPT efficiency 99.5%, as well as a wide DC voltage range of 160-1000VDC, which maximizes the comprehensive efficiency of the inverter and provides longer electricity generation.

ABB shifting PV inverter business into new divisional structure

Industrial technology firm ABB is restructuring its multiple market divisions into four core divisions with its solar energy offerings including PV inverters joining its Electrification Products segment from its existing Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division.

SMA Solar provides first medium-voltage station in a 10-foot container pre-assembled

SMA Solar Technology has launched the world’s first medium-voltage station in a 10-foot container for Sunny Tripower inverters, the MVS-STP, thereby expanding its portfolio serving decentralized photovoltaic power plants. The turnkey MVS-STP solution, specifically designed for string inverters, considerably simplifies setup of photovoltaic power plants with a decentralized system layout. In addition to quicker transport, the MV station makes cost savings possible thanks to shortened installation and commissioning times.

SNEC 2016: Ginlong’s string inverters embedded with PLC intelligent tracking functions

PV inverter manufacturer Ginlong Technologies is showcasing its Solis 36kW and 40kW 3-phase string inverters at SNEC 2016 PV Power Expo being held this week in Shanghai, China. The inverters are embedded with PLC intelligent tracking functions, PLC Intelligent controller and include a tracking angle control board, smart sensors and efficient motors.