Eaton to Discuss Energy Storage Integration and Optimized Grid Connection at Solar Power International 2016 from September 12 though 15

Date: September 12, 2016

PITTSBURGH, PA — Two experts from power management company Eaton will participate in panels discussing best practices for energy storage integration and solar power grid connection to help attendees achieve more resilient and intelligent renewable energy systems at Solar Power International 2016, from September 12 through 15. Conference attendees can also connect with Eaton’s experts and interact with its inverter, transformer and electrical balance of systems and control solutions at booth #2845.

“Eaton understands the challenges associated with deploying grid-connected renewable energy systems,” said John Vernacchia, segment manager for renewable energy at Eaton. “At Solar Power International 2016, we will leverage our experience deploying numerous energy storage and grid-connected solar solutions around the world to help customers achieve more secure, safe, intelligent and reliable installations.”

Eaton’s Vernacchia will participate in a panel on Monday, September 12 at 11:00 to discuss best practices for successful energy storage integration. The session is part of the International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) “Storage Day” pre-conference workshop.

On Wednesday, September 14 at 1:00 p.m., Chris Thompson, grid power business unit manager at Eaton, will participate in a panel discussion focused on optimizing grid connection for solar installations. The session will feature a wide range of grid solutions in an interactive format so presenters and moderators alike can explore the value of new approaches to grid optimization and integration.

With a robust portfolio of electrical solutions and a team of experienced engineers, Eaton builds solar and energy storage systems tailored to customer requirements and provides the skills needed to successfully complete a project. During Solar Power International 2016 conference and exhibition, Eaton will highlight its inverters and electrical balance of system (BOS) and control solutions for utility, commercial and OEM solar and storage customers.

Additionally, Eaton will showcase the capabilities of its Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division, one of the largest and most experienced team of power system engineers in the industry. The expert team provides a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle, whether design, build or support.

For more information, visit

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

Mark Horner
tel. (412) 893-3590