Eaton to Showcase Power Management Solutions and Discuss Best Practices for Solar, Energy Storage System Design at Intersolar North America 2017
Power management company Eaton will highlight its electrical solutions and engineering services for utility and commercial scale solar and storage projects at Intersolar North America 2017 from July 11 through 13, in booth #8310. Additionally, Eaton’s John Vernacchia will participate in panel discussions during the conference to share best practices for photovoltaic (PV) AC collection system configuration and energy storage project success.
“Figures from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association indicate that solar will play an increasing role in the U.S. energy portfolio,” said John Vernacchia, segment manager for renewable energy at Eaton. “Whether customers are building new installations or looking to improve upon existing systems, Eaton is leveraging a hundred-year history of electrical industry expertise to help enhance electrical safety, reliability and efficiency.”
John Vernacchia will moderate and participate in a panel session on PV plant system configuration on Tuesday, July 11 at 2 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel, Level 5, Ballroom 5. Additionally, Vernacchia will discuss best practices for energy storage project success at the ees Stage at Moscone West, Level 2 on July 12.
With a robust portfolio of electrical solutions and a team of experienced engineers, Eaton builds solar and energy storage systems tailored to customer requirements and provides the expertise needed to successfully complete a project. During Intersolar North America 2017 conference and exhibition, Eaton will highlight its AC and DC electrical balance of system (BOS) solutions for utility, commercial and OEM solar and storage customers, including:
Power Xpert Energy Optimizer controller, an energy storage and solar PV plant control system that simplifies control system configuration, is pre-engineered for device and system testing, and is adaptable to changing energy storage and solar PV plant assets
Eaton’s Cooper PowerM series high-efficiency transformers with overcurrent protection devices, which are designed to dramatically reduce maintenance and downtime
Power Xpert Solar 1000 volts (v) direct current (DC) breaker recombiner tested by Underwriter Laboratories (UL) and certified to meet UL 1741 standards for safe and reliable operation in grid-tied applications
An extensive range of both circuit breaker and fuse based AC collection systems for solar string inverter projects.
Eaton will also showcase its engineering services capabilities, led by one of the largest and most experienced teams of power system engineers in the industry. The expert team provides a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for solar, energy storage, distributed generation and microgrid projects.
For more information, visit www.eaton.com/solar.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.