07 Sep '17, 4pm

Alectris, Alencon Parnter to Repower Aging Solar PV Plants

Alectris, Alencon Parnter to Repower Aging Solar PV Plants

Solar asset care firm Alectris and solar technology firm Alencon Systems have formed a strategic alliance to repower aging solar PV plants . Alectris said it will offer Alencon’s DC-DC Optimizer, the SPOT (String Power Optimizer and Transmitter), as a solution for retrofitting solar PV plants. “Partnering with [Alectris’] team of skilled PV engineers assures PV plant owners the world over that they can continue to generate an optimal amount of power while continuing to operate their aging PV fleets as efficiently as possible,” Alencon Systems President Hanan Fishman said in a statement. The Alectris network of solar engineers will be responsible for the installation of SPOT in markets ranging from Europe to Asia. “SPOT is a distinct opportunity to improve energy production while lowering O&M costs for existing solar PV plants,” Vassilis Papaeconomou, managing director of A...

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