13 Jul '11, 5pm

Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan: San Francsico, California -- Petra Solar of New Jersey is a d...

Petra Solar of New Jersey Goes to Petra, Jordan: San Francsico, California -- Petra Solar of New Jersey is a d...

SAN FRANCISCO -- Petra Solar of New Jersey is a different kind of solar firm. We've covered the VC-backed firm over the course of the last few years -- they differentiate themselves by straddling the worlds of solar panels and the smart grid. Petra is a supplier of microinverters integrated with other vendor's solar modules, but they're not really a pure AC-module manufacturer. Their microinverter provides reactive voltage injection capability, allowing the modules to balance the sometimes grid-destabilizing character of solar power. Petra's VAR injection and Low Voltage Ride-Through features were developed in part with funding from the DOE's SEGIS program. In July 2009, Petra Solar signed a $200 million agreement with New Jersey utility Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) to supply 200,000 utility pole-mounted units over three and a half years. Many of Petra’s pole-mo...

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cleantechnica.com 13 Jul '11, 6am

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greentechmedia.com 13 Jul '11, 4pm

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solarindustrymag.com 12 Jul '11, 8pm

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green.autoblog.com 14 Jul '11, 4pm

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cleantechnica.com 13 Jul '11, 6am

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