Satcon Technology Corp., a provider of utility-scale power solutions for the renewable energy market, says its PowerGate Plus 500 kW inverter has been selected by Southern California Edison (SCE) to supply inverters for at least 75% of its Solar Photovoltaic Program (SPVP) Project.
As part of the SPVP, SCE plans to install, own and operate up to 250 MW of solar generating capacity over the next five years – 75 MW of which are in immediate development. These installations will be constructed mainly on large commercial rooftops and some on open parcels of land, with most sites ranging from 1 MW to 3 MW of generation capacity. Another 250 MW of large rooftop solar PV will be installed and operated by independent power producers with the power output being provided to SCE's customers.
All of Satcon's products include advanced utility-ready features to enable simplified grid interconnection and can be easily integrated into supervisory control and data acquisition systems through standardized communication interfaces, Satcon notes.