Sungrow Supplies Argentina's Largest Solar Plant with 1500Vdc Central Inverter Solutions

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that a 100.1 MWp solar plant utilizing the its 1500Vdc central inverter solutions has come online in Cafayate, Salta Province, Argentina.
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The project is located in Cafayate, an ideal region for solar energy due to the high volume of sunny days, but also subject to frequent sandstorms, putting solar project equipment at risk of significant wear-and-tear. Embedded with a high protection level and smart forced air-cooling technology, the 6.25 MW turnkey solution with Sungrow central inverter SG3125HV for 1500Vdc system can perform efficiently and stably even in harsh environments, making it the ideal match for the plant.

Optimized for large-scale utility PV plant, the solution enables high yields with maximum inverter efficiency of 99 percent and DC/AC ratio up to 1.5 while at the same time ensures low transportation and installation cost due to standard container design. Early this May, Sungrow secured a deal for 400 MW solar park in Chile, utilizing the same solution.

The solar park was selected by the Argentinian government in the second round of the country's RenovAr auction program for large-scale renewable energy plants. It is expected to supply approximately 240 GWh of clean power to the Argentinian power system per year and create hundreds of jobs for local communities, contributing to the national renewable ambition of the emerging solar hub.

"We are delighted to partner with Sungrow to build the landmark project in this country with vital solar resource and look forward to collaborating on more ventures in the near future in line with the extension of 'the Belt and Road' initiative," said an executive from PowerChina, the EPC of the solar plant.

"We are very proud to be a part of this monumental 100.1 MWp project which will provide thousands of Argentinians with clean energy," said James Wu, Vice President of Sungrow. "This will have positive effects on local economy--tap the potential of renewable energy further and diversify the energy mix," he added.

Since entering the Latin American market in late 2010s, Sungrow team has been establishing itself as the comprehensive technical, service and sales platform. A wide range of product portfolio will be showcased in the upcoming solar function, Intersolar South America 2019 (27-29, August, Booth D36), representing its commitment to technical innovation and concerns for local demand.

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