High Efficient Central Inverter Protect PV.630 Outdoor Version Setting New Market Standards

Intersolar Europe 2012

MUNICH--()--Energy technology and power electronics specialist AEG Power Solutions (AEG PS) today announced the expansion of its product portfolio with a new central inverter with 630 kW performance constructed to IP54 standards for outdoor installation. The system can be easily transported to the customers PV power plant sites and can be connected between the PV plant and the grid in the shortest of times.

The new inverter is the next step in AEG Power Solutions offering of high-end utility-class inverters. The Protect PV.630 outdoor model sets new standards with its excellent efficiency levels higher than 98%, its broad operating temperature range (from -20° C to + 50° C) and its IP54 water and dust ingress security. Innovative cooling technology contributes to the overall efficiency of the Protect PV.630.

“We have designed and constructed the new outdoor Protect PV.630 central inverter for easy transport to the plant construction site and the consequent reduction in installation costs,” says Bob Roos, Vice President Solar Solutions at AEG PS. “The customer also benefits from a standard design which effectively contributes to further cost savings because of lower maintenance and service costs.”

All former series are available as different indoor and outdoor versions for connection to the medium voltage grid. In addition to the indoor and outdoor versions, Protect PV.630 is also available as a turnkey container solution, TKS-C 1250, equipped with 2 inverters, a transformer and switchgear.

The technical highlight of the new inverter is its power stack PV core, designed in-house with a special control system, enabling an input DC voltage of up to 1,000 V and providing high efficiency levels with its optimized pulse pattern. This enables the efficient use of thin-film modules and cost-efficient complete equipment planning. The total concept is flexible and adjustable to many requirements and is applicable for almost all grid codes worldwide.

For monitoring, the Protect PV.630 comes preinstalled with software capable of sampling, logging and storing a variety of relevant events. When used in compliment with the built-in communications capabilities, Protect PV.630 can be securely and easily managed from a distant location.

AEG PS is showcasing its latest product developments in central inverters, storage concepts and smart grid power solutions at Intersolar Europe in Munich from 13 - 15 June, 2012.

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About AEG Power Solutions

AEG Power Solutions (AEG PS) Group is a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for all industrial power supplies and offers one of the most comprehensive product and service portfolios in the area of power conversion and power controlling. The two complementary operating business segments, Renewable Energy Solutions (RES) and Energy Efficiency Solutions (EES) are serving customers worldwide. The RES product and service portfolio consists of systems and solutions for solar power plants like solar inverter, monitoring and control systems as well as power controller. The EES product and service portfolio includes high performance uninterruptable power supplies (UPSs), industrial power controllers and DC-converters.

Thanks to its distinctive expertise, bridging both AC and DC power technologies and spanning the worlds of both conventional and renewable energy, the company creates innovative solutions for smart grids.

AEG PS’ global footprint includes 17 subsidiaries and competence centers around the world and 1,700 employees.

AEG Power Solutions Group , is headquartered in Zwanenburg in the Netherlands and is the sole subsidiary of the holding company 3W Power S.A. (WKN A0Q5SX / ISIN GG00B39QCR01). 3W Power is registered in Luxembourg. The shares of 3W Power are admitted to trading on Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 3W9) and the warrants are traded on NYSE Euronext, Amsterdam (ticker symbol: 3WPW).

For more information go to: www.aegps.com.

http://www.aegps.com/en/res/solar-inverters/protect-pv630/

This communication does not constitute an offer or the solicitation of an offer to buy, sell or exchange any securities of 3W Power. This communication contains forward-looking statements which include, inter alia, statements expressing our expectations, intentions, projections, estimates, and assumptions. These forward-looking statements are based on the reasonable evaluation and opinion of the management but are subject to risks and uncertainties which are beyond the control of 3W Power and, as a general rule, difficult to predict. The management and the company cannot and do not, under any circumstances, guarantee future results or performance of 3W Power and the actual results of 3W Power may materially differ from the information expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. As a result, investors are cautioned against relying on the forward-looking statements contained herein as a basis for their investment decisions regarding 3W Power.

3W Power undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement contained herein.

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Contacts

AEG Power Solutions
Ute von Cranach
Marketing Communications RES
Tel: +49 2902 763 256
Mobile:+49 170 574 9094
Email: ute.voncranach@aegps.com
or
Claire Pairault
Corporate Communications
Tel.: +331 555511076
Mobile: +33 6 19609164
Email: claire.pairault@aegps.com

Release Summary

AEG Power Solutions' High Efficient Central Inverter Protect PV.630 Outdoor Version Is Setting New Market Standards

Contacts

AEG Power Solutions
Ute von Cranach
Marketing Communications RES
Tel: +49 2902 763 256
Mobile:+49 170 574 9094
Email: ute.voncranach@aegps.com
or
Claire Pairault
Corporate Communications
Tel.: +331 555511076
Mobile: +33 6 19609164
Email: claire.pairault@aegps.com