15 Jul '11, 11am

Inverter-Zilla, Custom Lithium Batteries for Solar, and More Intersolar Bits: American Electric Technologies g...

Inverter-Zilla, Custom Lithium Batteries for Solar, and More Intersolar Bits: American Electric Technologies g...

American Electric Technologies got its first solar inverter certified for sale in the U.S. last week. Not bad for a company founded in 1946. The publicly traded company has provided converters, inverters and power equipment to run the DC-based equipment employed by the oil and gas industry for decades. Now, with the growth in solar, it has fashioned a utility-scale inverter for multi-megawatt projects. The first product -- the one that just got certified -- is a 1,000-volt, 1-megawatt inverter for solar fields. (Technically, it can go to 1200 volts, but everyone wants a margin.) While 1000-volt inverters can be obtained in Germany, U.S. utility fields rely on 600-volt inverters. (See photo.) "We are used to 1.5-megawatt distributed generation projects: foot throttles, mud pumps," said CEO Charles Dauber during an impromptu meeting on the floor at Intersolar, which is takin...

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