PITTSBURGH … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation will showcase a spectrum of solar solutions tailored to the needs of residential, commercial, institutional and utility sites at Solar Power International 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Solutions will be on display from October 12 to 14 at Booth #1412.
Today, nine percent of the nation’s total electricity generation is from renewable resources. Within the next 20 years, this will likely more than double. Eaton is helping customers manage the power of the sun with solutions and services for solar power applications that are engineered to help meet energy challenges.
“Backed by a century of experience with electrical power systems and a global reputation for excellence, Eaton is leveraging that knowledge and engineering rigor in the solar market,” said John Vernacchia, Renewable Energy Segment Manager, Eaton. “We are managing solar power through electrical balance-of-system solutions and turnkey services and support. Also at this year’s show, we are introducing the new S-MaxTM Series grid-tied solar inverter which converts sunlight into clean alternating current.”
A single-source supplier for solar balance of system (BOS) solutions, Eaton builds solar systems tailored to customer requirements and connects solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to the grid. BOS solutions include alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) switching and protection as well as a new solar inverter. Designed to maximize customers’ energy harvest, the Eaton S-MaxTM Series grid-tied solar inverter is engineered to operate reliably in harsh environments and adhere to high safety standards.
Fully engaged in the sustainable energy market, Eaton helps customers connect solar power to the grid and provides turnkey services and support. Customers are tapping Eaton’s expertise to provide strategic coordination of all the electrical equipment, design and installation services required to install a functioning solar power system. Eaton’s power system engineering team provides analysis and design for connecting renewable energy to the utility grid. With a team of experienced engineers, Eaton provides the skills needed to successfully complete a project, from initial site assessment through post-installation measurement and verification and maintenance.
For more information, visit www.eaton.com/solar. Eaton will also have on-site spokespeople at Solar Power International.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and industrial automation products and services. Eaton’s global electrical product lines, including Cutler-Hammer®, Moeller®, Powerware®, Holec®, MEM®, Santak®, and MGE Office Protection Systems™, provide customer-driven PowerChain Management® solutions to serve the power system needs of the data center, industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential and OEM markets worldwide.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.