Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems
Breaker Universal Safety System suits utility scale PV systems.
Press Release Summary:
March 18, 2013 - With 100–400 A input flexibility, Breaker Universal Safety System is highly configurable, allowing up to fourteen 1,000 Vdc 100% rated circuit breakers that provide over current protection along with NEC 2011 compliant individual disconnects and zone current monitoring. Common output BUSSbar connects to virtually any inverter input bus bar. Available in both grounded and ungrounded versions, BUSS allows PV designers to standardize on PV designs independently of DC inputs in inverter.
Original Press Release
Bentek Solar is Now Shipping Its New 1000VDC Utility-Scale BUSS
Press release date: March 1, 2013
SAN JOSE, CA — Bentek Solar, a leading designer and manufacturer of PV products connecting PV panels to inverters worldwide for the commercial and utility-scale marketplaces, announces that it has begun shipping its new Breaker Universal Safety System (BUSS).
Six customer requirements — One Solution: The Bentek BUSS
1) Circuit Breaker Over Current Protection (OCP)
2) NEC 2011 690.16 disconnect compliance
3) RS485 and Ethernet Current Monitoring
4) Up to 14 inputs with 1 common BUSS bar output
5) 100A-400A input flexibility
6) Inverter BUSSbar Interface (IBI)
The new Bentek BUSS is designed to work with almost any inverter. It is highly configurable, allowing up to 14 1000VDC 100 percent rated circuit breakers that provide over current protection along with NEC 2011 compliant individual disconnects and zone current monitoring. The common output BUSSbar connects to virtually any inverter input bus bar. The BUSS allows PV designers to standardize on PV designs independently of the DC inputs in the inverter. The new Bentek BUSS product comes in both grounded and ungrounded versions.
For more information about the new Bentek Solar 1000VDC BUSS, contact Bentek at 1-866-505-0303 or visit www.BentekSolar.com.
About Bentek Solar
Founded in 1985, Bentek is a leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries. Bentek has applied these extensive capabilities and knowledge into a comprehensive family of standard and configure-to-order (CTO) solar combiner products. These solar combiners provide quality, ease of installation and safety to the solar industry. For more information, contact Bentek Solar at 866-505-0303, e-mail SolarSales@bentek.com or visit www.BentekSolar.com.