String Combiners target utility scale power plants.

Press Release Summary:

Designed specifically for utility-scale and large commercial solar power plant applications, UTS Utility Scale Series is available in grounded, ungrounded, and bipolar configurations. All versions are ETL listed at both 600 and 1,000 Vdc. Product line includes options for up to 32 input circuits as well as 200, 250, and 360 A load-break disconnects. In addition, 90°C output compression lugs allow for either copper or aluminum conductors.

Original Press Release:

Utility Scale Combining Simplified: Bentek Solar Unveils Utility Scale Combiner

SAN JOSE, CA -- Bentek Solar, a leader in the design and manufacturing of Balance of System (BOS)  solutions for the commercial and utility-scale solar PV products, introduces the new Utility Scale  Series (UTS) of  integrated disconnect string combiner products. UTS is designed to meet the rigorous demands of premier commercial and utility-scale power plant designers and installers, while reducing levelized cost of energy (LCOE).

“We have developed and released UTS specifically for utility-scale and large commercial solar power plant applications,” commented Mitch Schoch, CEO at Bentek. “The features and configuration options were designed to provide our customers with the right solution for a range of needs.”

Bentek has tailored the string combiner for utility-scale power plants. Standardized designs reduce configuration exercises and pre-wired options simplify installation, reducing field material and labor costs. UTS is available in grounded, ungrounded and bipolar configurations for use with any power plant design. All versions are ETL listed at both 600VDC and 1000VDC, creating a product line that is universally applicable to both utility-scale and commercial applications. The product line includes options up to 32 input circuits as well as 200A, 250A and 360A load-break disconnects. 90° C output compression lugs allow for either copper or aluminum conductors. As always, Bentek’s strict engineering design rules assure uncompromised safety and reliability, and all units are manufactured in Bentek’s ISO 9001:2008 certified facility in San Jose, CA, ensuring superior quality.

With UTS, customers will benefit from lower project costs while retaining the quality and reliability for which Bentek is known. Bentek will showcase UTS for the first time in Booth #4025 at Solar Power International (SPI), scheduled to take place October 21-24, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago. For more information about Bentek Solar’s new Utility Scale Combiner (UTS), visit


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 or visit

More from Communication Systems & Equipment

All Topics

COVID-19 Response Suppliers COVID-19 Response:
Can Your Company Help Provide Critical Supplies?

We are using the power of our platform to aid in the mass shortage of critical supplies. If your company can help provide supplies, capabilities, or materials for products such as N-95 Masks and Tyvek SuitsPlease let us know.

COVID-19 Response Suppliers