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Smart Grid-Ready Microinverter is software-configurable.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 18, 2012 - Smart Grid-ready microinverter, compatible with 50 and 60 Hz power frequencies, is auto-configurable to any jurisdiction worldwide. Unit can be reconfigured and customized via software. Providing ability to control reactive power, it also helps minimize brown-outs and eliminates need for electrolytic capacitors and optical isolators.

SPARQ Systems Inc. - Ontario, CAN

Original Press Release

SPARQ Systems Releases Smart Grid-Ready Microinverter

Press release date: Jul 10, 2012

KINGSTON, Ontario - SPARQ Systems is pleased to announce the release of its advanced Smart Grid-ready microinverter.

SPARQ has created an all-in-one product that is auto-configurable to any jurisdiction, worldwide. It is the only product on the market compatible with both 50 Hz and 60 Hz power frequency and is Smart Grid-ready.

As well, SPARQ microinverters now give utility operators the ability to control reactive power, leading to greater grid reliability and reducing brown-outs.

SPARQ is showcasing its certified solar PV microinverter at Intersolar North America, the largest solar trade show on the continent, in San Francisco July 10-12, 2012.

The SPARQ product provides industry and homeowners with lighter, more efficient and more economically prized solutions for harvesting maximum solar power.

"With our unique software-based design, we've created a product that is ready for the future, right now," says Dr. Praveen Jain, Chief Technologist and CEO of SPARQ Systems. "It gives us the ability to reconfigure, customize and make changes simply by making changes to the software."

Powered by advanced digital control software, SPARQ's innovative approach eliminates electrolytic capacitors and optical isolators and uses fewer energy conversion stages. This allows SPARQ to deliver the smallest, most flexible and most reliable microinverter with enhanced energy harvest and with the ability to reduce costs to the lowest of any microinverter technology on the market

SPARQ's 60Hz microinverters were certified in North America in 2011. Certification is pending for its international products.

About SPARQ Systems:
SPARQ Systems Inc. is the global enabler of integrated AC modules. SPARQ microinverters are highly reliable, lightweight and compact, giving the user faster return on investment and increased flexibility. The company is based in Kingston, Ontario.

SPARQ Systems Inc.

CONTACT: Jan Dressel, Managing Director, SPARQ Systems Inc., +1-416-575-9697,