Launches the Conext range of single-phase inverters in North America.
Schneider Electric Renewable Energies Business has launched the Conext range of single-phase inverters in North America, offering a robust, simple and flexible solar grid tie solution for residential and small commercial applications. Models range from 2.8 to 5 kW, with the 5kW inverters now available for order and shipping and all models available by the end of the year.
Conext inverters use Schneider Electric’s Fast Sweep technology, containing an innovative maximum power point tracking (MPPT) feature that helps ensure increased energy harvest in shaded conditions. The Conext range uses a proven high-frequency design in a compact enclosure. The inverters contain an integrated DC and AC disconnect switch, are optimized for common service panel breaker sizes, and are easily installed as a single inverter for a single photovoltaic (PV) array or in a multiple-inverter configuration for larger PV systems.
“Conext inverters offer a great combination of reliable performance, easy installation, and affordability,” said Lindsay Hardie, Senior Manager, Single Phase Global Product Line for Schneider Electric. “Coupled with Schneider Electric’s complete line of Square D disconnects, breakers, and load centers, installers can go to one vendor for their balance-of-system and inverter needs.”
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 110,000 plus employees achieved sales of 19.6 billion euros in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”