Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. and Petra Solar Inc., a designer and manufacturer of intelligent utility-grade solar energy and smart-grid systems, have formed an alliance that will focus on marketing utility-grade, pole-mounted solar AC Systems, as well as ongoing development of AC module products.
The alliance will target unique pole-mounted applications for utilities in the U.S. and the rest of the world. Petra Solar's SunWave utility-grade solar AC systems are designed to mount quickly and safely to utility distribution and streetlight poles and deliver power directly to the grid, the company says. The systems consist of a high-efficiency PV module and integral line voltage inverter with comprehensive communications and smart grid capabilities.
SOURCE: Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd.