ABB Launches New Line of Solar PV Combiner Boxes at Solar Power International Event
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Press release date: October 18, 2011
ABB develops new line of state-of-the-art combiner and re-combiner boxes for residential to large scale utility applications
Dallas, Texas, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the introduction of a new line of smart grid-enabled solar photovoltaic combiner boxes and re-combiner boxes for the North American solar industry, for residential up to large utility-scale applications. These combiner boxes, developed by ABB's Low Voltage Products business in North America, feature integrated smart technology options for string monitoring and DC optimization.
"ABB has utilized its highly developed skill in component manufacturing and systems integration to develop the new line of state-of-the-art combiner and re-combiner boxes for residential to large-scale utility applications," said Allen Austin, solar segment manager for ABB's Low Voltage division in North America. "ABB, already a leading maker of advanced solar applications around the world, continues to make its mark in the North American solar PV industry."
ABB, with its extensive solar power solutions and technologies, has a proven record of manufacturing high quality components for the solar industry worldwide. ABB's renowned expertise in engineering innovation and research allows the company to fully integrate superior design and above peer performance into this new line of Solar PV combiners. ABB, with its global experience in advanced smart grid, transmission-and-distribution and renewable energy technologies, has the components and financial stability necessary to support the emerging solar industry, and the technologies globally to significantly reduce customer risks.
This announcement was made at the Solar Power International 2011 Exhibition & Conference, held this year in Dallas on October 18-21. For more information about this new line of combiner boxes, visit the ABB booth (#642).
ABB (www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 130,000 people. The company's North American operations, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, employ about 20,000 people in multiple manufacturing, service and other major facilities.