28 Feb '12, 11pm

Ideal Power Converters' Solar Inverter Installed at The University of Texas at Austin: Ideal Power Converters (I...

AUSTIN, TX – February 28, 2012 – Ideal Power Converters (IPC) today announced that seven of their new 30kW photovoltaic (PV) inverters have been installed and are successfully operating at The University of Texas at Austin's (UT) new 200kW solar system, located on the campus's Maintenance Facility building. "As the costs of solar panels have declined sharply in the past few years, installation costs are becoming the most expensive part of solar PV systems," said Dr. Michael Webber, Deputy Director of The Center for International Energy and Environment Policy, at UT. "Simplifying the logistics of installation is required to reach cost parity with fossil fuel generation. This new solar system demonstrates how IPC's light-weight PV inverter significantly reduces installation costs." Because of IPC's revolutionary patented inverter technology, the 30kW PV inverter weighs only ...

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