BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd, the third largest PV inverter manufacturer in the world based on 2012 MW shipments, announced today that it has procured its first utility scale order for the United States market. The order was procured by Sungrow’s authorized agent, SDL Solar LLC (“SDL”). “We are very excited to be the first to bring Sungrow to the US market," said Manny Sakellakis, Executive Partner of SDL Solar,LLC. “As the landscape of the solar inverter market changes rapidly, I believe that Sungrow will capture a significant share of the US market in very short time. Sungrow’s proven track record of reliability and versatility, coupled with a very low cost structure will prove to be very popular with solar integrators and investors here in the US.”
“Southern Sky Renewable Energy Ravenbrook, LLC is pleased to partner with Sungrow and is confident that the Sungrow SG500LV inverters purchased will make the Ravenbrook Landfill Solar Project a success. Sungrow’s superior technology and its commitment to the US market were important factors in our decision to purchase the Sungrow inverters,” said Ralph Palumbo, member of Southern Sky Renewable Energy, LLC.
“The US solar market is one of the larger, more stable markets in the world, and crucial to Sungrow’s long-term growth strategy. Sungrow is pleased to partner with Southern Sky Renewable Energy Ravenbrook, LLC, and will continue to build strong relationships and infrastructure across the continent with our first class engineering services and cost effective solutions,” said Chairman Cao Renxian, CEO of Sungrow Power Supply.
About SDL Solar:
SDL Solar (“SDL”) is a leading photovoltaic solar developer with considerable experience, relationships and insights in the global PV industry. SDL provides a full range of solutions for photovoltaic projects in all stages. For additional information visit: www.sdlsolar.com.
About Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.:
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd. manufactures power supply equipment for solar PV and wind power projects, including grid-tied PV inverters, wind power converters, and distributed power supply. Founded in 1997, Sungrow employs over 1,000 people globally, of which over 30% are R&D engineers. According to IHS/GTM Research, Sungrow was ranked the 3rd largest PV inverter manufacturer in the world in 2012 by MW shipped. Sungrow has over 3,500MW of inverters installed globally. More information can be found at www.sungrowpower.com/en.
For the North American market, Sungrow provides inverters ranging from 30kW to 800kW.
About Southern Sky Renewable Energy, LLC:
Southern Sky Renewable Energy, LLC is a Boston, MA based developer of utility scale solar projects. Southern Sky Renewable Energy, LLC has developed and is operating the 5.75 MW Canton, MA Landfill Solar Facility. The Canton, MA Landfill Solar facility is the largest landfill solar project in the Northeast United States. Further information can be found at www.southernskyrenewable.com.