Mersen to Showcase Comprehensive Portfolio Of 1500VDC PV Products and PV Rapid Shutdown Solution At SPI 2015

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Mersen will display its complete portfolio of 1500VDC components for the growing solar market during Solar Power International, September 15-17 in Anaheim, CA. Launched in mid-2015, this comprehensive product portfolio was developed for early design into 1500VDC systems.

The comprehensive product portfolio includes string and NH style fuses, supporting fuse gear, surge protective devices (SPDs), power distribution blocks (PDBs), and switches. This portfolio highlights Mersen's commitment to providing high technology products to renewable energy markets.

By offering a complete portfolio of 1500VDC PV products, Mersen has the ability to partner with customers for custom designed and integrated systems supported by a single trusted manufacturer. Customers can continue to trust Mersen's commitment to outstanding customer service, technical support, and flexible delivery windows to support the rapidly growing and consistently evolving PV market. 

"Mersen is committed to supporting product development and expansion of the solar market into 1500VDC systems," states Rich Puffer, Mersen's VP General Manager, Standard Products, North America.

Mersen will also demonstrate its fully functional Rapid Shutdown system solution for PV rooftop installations during the event. Mersen developed this Rapid Shutdown technology that effectively reduces electrical activity to 0 level, thus achieving the NEC 690.12 requirement for rooftop safety and ensuring the safety of emergency first responders and electrical workers.

Anyone involved in PV installations, code compliance, safety and maintenance of PV installations is encouraged to visit Mersen at SPI booth# 1109 where Mersen will have a team of technical experts and application engineers on hand ready to discuss your ideas and challenges. You can find additional information about Mersen's 1500VDC product offering by visiting the Mersen website. For more information about the company's full range of electrical power solutions visit, email, or call 978-462-6662

About Mersen

Mersen is a global expert in electrical specialties and graphite-based materials. Drawing on a century of experience—and an ongoing commitment to critical research in electrical safety— it provides industrial, commercial, and OEM customers with innovative products and unsurpassed technical support. Mersen Electrical Power provides a comprehensive line of current-limiting fuses (low voltage, general purpose, medium voltage, semiconductor, miniature and glass, and special purpose) and accessories, fuse blocks and holders, power distribution blocks, low voltage disconnect switches, surge protective devices, high power switches, heatsinks, laminated bus bars, and more.

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