BURLINGTON, Vt., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Santerno (www.santerno.com), the Carraro Group company that specializes in renewable power and industrial automation electronics, today announced that Greenwood Biosar, a leading solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor, has selected Santerno 1.5MW and 750kW Solar Skids powered by TG760 1000V TL NA inverters for the largest solar plant to be installed in Vermont.
The new 2.4 MW plant is located 35 miles north of Burlington, VT. The entire facility will be powered using Santerno Solar Skids and monitored by the Santerno web portal. (The project will be complete by the fall of 2013.)
"The long-term performance and reliability of our utility-scale solar skids make them an ideal choice for this project," said Marco Tecchio, Chief Executive Officer of Santerno. "Our inverters deliver proven performance in even the harshest climate, so they will deliver reliable power even in the coldest New England winter days. This installation offers an additional proof point to our expanding network of North American partners."
These Santerno Skids are designed for the colder climates of North America; they are powered by industry leading in up time and reliability inverters, the Santerno TG760 1000V TL NA. The inverters are fully integrated on a transportable skid and are housed in a cabinet with modular construction to optimize reliability and maintainability, and simplify on-site service. The units also feature grid code integrated features such as LVRT, reactive power control frequency and voltage control, in compliance with North American and global standards. The skids are completed with high-efficiency, pad mount medium voltage (MV) transformers and switchgear.
Santerno continues to expand its market presence in North America. The company also is providing utility-scale inverters for solar projects in California and elsewhere, as well as Asia, Africa, and Australia.
Headquartered in Imola, Italy, with offices around the globe, Santerno designs and markets solar inverters and products used to produce electricity from renewable sources. Since 2006 the company has been part of the Carraro Group, a multinational company specializing in mechanical powertrains for vehicles and other applications, with engineering and production operations in 16 countries. Santerno has more than 40 years of expertise in design automation of power electronics and has manufactured solar power inverters for 27 years, hybrid vehicles for 16 years, and wind power systems for six years. Santerno has more than 40 distributors worldwide.
For more information, visit www.santerno.com.