SolarBOS Inc.’s new ReCombiner includes the industry's first true Ground Fault Interruption (GFI) and Disconnect solution for commercial and utility-scale PV systems. The ReCombiner is listed to UL 1741 for up to 1000 VDC and 2560 amps. It can also be specified with disconnects or contactors that meet the new fuse servicing requirements of the 2011 National Electric Code (NEC) Article 690.16B.
LIVERMORE, CA – SolarBOS, Inc., a leader in electrical ‘Balance of System’ solutions for the solar industry, is pleased to announce their new line of ReCombiners for large commercial and utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems. The new ReCombiners are listed to UL 1741 for up to 1000 VDC and 2560 amps. They can also be specified with disconnects or contactors that meet the new fuse servicing requirements of the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) Article 690.16.B.
The new SolarBOS ReCombiners can also be specified with the industry’s first true Ground Fault Interruption (GFI) solution for PV systems in North America. By using a differential current sensor(s) to detect leakage current in the array wiring, the ReCombiners can be set to automatically disconnect the un-grounded conductors as soon as a single-sided ground fault is detected. This eliminates the possibility of a “double ground fault” fire and provides a true GFI solution for PV systems.
In addition to the new functionality, the new ReCombiners are more compact and economical to manufacture than previous designs, thereby resulting in lower equipment costs for SolarBOS’ customers. The new ReCombiners can be found on the company’s website at http://www.solarbos.com/products.php.
SolarBOS is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of electrical ‘Balance of System’ (BOS) products and is the first and only pure play BOS combiner company with a history of developing first-to-market disruptive technologies. With over 750 MW of PV projects supported to date, SolarBOS has designed, built, and provided products to most of the major solar energy leaders in the United States and Canada. SolarBOS’ solutions allow system designers, engineers, and project managers the ability to configure their PV systems the way that makes the most sense for their projects.