Boston, March 9, 2010 — Satcon Technology Corporation, will deliver 78 of its PowerGate Plus solar PV inverters to OZZ Solar Inc.
The power conversion solutions will be deployed on commercial rooftop projects across the province of Ontario, and will be fully compliant under the Ontario Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program launched in 2009.
The 40 rooftop projects under development by the OZZ Solar Inc. program will use Satcon’s PowerGate Plus 250kW and 100kW solar PV inverters, customized for 600 VAC, which became generally available in January of 2010.
Satcon’s technology provides the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), critical to attaining the most profitable power production under the recent FIT program.
The PowerGate Plus 250kW and 100kW 600 VAC output inverters meet all requirements mandated under FIT regulations, and are specially designed to operate at full performance at temperatures as low as negative 40 degrees Celsius/negative 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
In addition, the PowerGate Plus solutions will be manufactured in Burlington, Ontario, making them the only large scale inverter solutions that are compliant with the Ontario FIT local content requirements.
Satcon designs and delivers efficient energy systems for solar photovoltaic, stationary fuel cells, wind-turbines and energy storage systems.