Schneider Electric Introduces Its Solar Solutions at Intersolar North America 2010

Jul 01, 2010, 09:00 ET from Schneider Electric

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business, leaders in developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced power electronic products and systems for renewable markets, is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at Intersolar North America, in San Francisco, California, from July 13 – 15. Intersolar North America focuses on photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal technology and has quickly established itself among manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers and service providers as a vital North American industry meeting point.

Schneider Electric has a number of global solutions for a wide array of PV markets including solar farms, large commercial, residential, off-grid and backup power. These solutions range from inverters, switch gear, monitoring to security products from Schneider Electric's vast offering of electrical and energy management solutions.  One of the products that will be featured is the Schneider Electric Xantrex™ GT500 which has a competitive price and performance ratio and features Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) algorithm to maximize the energy harvested from the PV array.

Also featured is the 30 kW high-performance, transformerless Schneider Electric Xantrex GT30 grid-tie solar inverter that makes utility-interactive installations easier and more cost effective. This unit offers superior PV energy harvest, easy installation, and a compact, ultra-lightweight design.

Among its residential solutions, Schneider Electric will exhibit its Xantrex XW Hybrid inverter/charger and Xantrex GT grid-tie single-phase inverter. The Schneider Electric Xantrex XW features sine-wave power and advanced battery charging technology. This product can be used in either a grid-tied with battery backup or off-grid application to suit a wide variety of installations. The single-phase GT offers a high efficiency, clean aesthetics, reliability, and a low installed cost, through ease of installations and integrated features.

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Schneider Electric will exhibit its products and solutions in booth #7255. Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business focuses on providing renewable energy solutions to its customers. The renewable energy solutions complement Schneider Electric's integrated solutions, which are designed to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green from plant to plug.

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 100,000 plus employees achieved sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2009, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations "Make the most of their energy".

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