PV Powered commercial inverters will power multiple big box stores in New Jersey.

PV Powered, Inc., an Advanced Energy company, announces that its commercial inverters have been selected by Trinity Solar, Inc., one of the leading solar electric system integrators in North America, to power a large shopping center project in Stafford Park, New Jersey. The project is being developed by the Walters Group of Barnegat, New Jersey, and will provide power for three large retail stores.Stafford Park is an exciting and imaginative new mixed-use redevelopment project being constructed on the site of a former landfill in the New Jersey Pinelands. Featuring a village-center theme, the development will integrate over 600 housing units, 25,000 square feet of office space, and 650,000 square feet of retail and recreation space.

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“We looked for an inverter supplier who was able to commit to providing high reliability products at an attractive price,” said Ed Merrick, Trinity’s Business Development Manager. “PV Powered met our needs and has proved to be extremely flexible and easy to work with.”

The 429 kW Stafford Park shopping center project uses a mix of PV Powered’s 75kW and 100kW inverters. The installation took place without disrupting the stores’ business.

“With field-proven reliability and uptime, our commercial inverters contribute significantly to the LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy), on commercial PV installations like this,” said Erick Petersen, PV Powered’s vice president of marketing and sales. “With a track record of leading the industry with on time delivery and lead times, PV Powered is poised to support the rapidly growing PV market in 2010.”

About PV Powered
PV Powered is an innovation leader for grid-tied PV inverters in the residential, commercial and utility markets, setting new industry standards for innovation in reliability and efficiency. Recently acquired by Advanced Energy Industries (Nasdaq: AEIS), the company has pioneered the use of advanced reliability engineering to design inverters with a 20+ year operating life. PV Powered was selected to receive a Stage 2 award under the Solar Energy Grid Integration System (SEGIS) program by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The company is leading a team of recognized distributed energy and smart grid partners in developing innovations that increase energy harvest, reduce the cost of PV systems, and remove barriers to high levels of PV grid penetration. For more information on the company, visit www.pvpowered.com.

About Advanced Energy
Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) is a global leader in innovative power and control technologies for high-growth, thin-film manufacturing and solar-power generation. Advanced Energy is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, with dedicated support and service locations around the world. For more information, go to www.advanced-energy.com.

About Trinity Solar
Trinity Solar, one of the leading solar electric system integrators for residential and commercial clients in North America, has over 1,000 solar electric installations, more than 9,000 energy-related clients and twice as many completed and operating New Jersey-based solar electric systems as any other solar provider in the state. With over 100 employees, NJBIZ ranked Trinity as the largest renewable energy company in New Jersey. Based on data provided by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Trinity has installed nearly 20% of the solar electric systems operating in New Jersey.

Doing business in New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania, Trinity Solar serves homeowners, businesses and non-profits throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. Founded in 1994, Trinity entered the solar industry as a solar electric integrator in 2004. For more information about Trinity Solar, visit www.TrinitySolarSystems.com.

Media Contact:
Erick Petersen
PV Powered, Inc.
VP Sales & Marketing
Ph: (541) 312-3832
erickpetersen@pvpowered.com

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