Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business releases the lightweight Xantrex™ GT30 inverter

Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business announces the launch of the Schneider Electric Xantrex GT30 Grid-Tie Solar Inverter, a three phase power inverter that delivers 120/208 Vac out of the box and can be used as a building block for larger systems.

Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business releases the compact, lightweight Xantrex™ GT30 inverter


VANCOUVER,BC, February 22, 2010 - Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business announces the launch of the Schneider Electric Xantrex GT30 Grid-Tie Solar Inverter, a three phase power inverter that delivers 120/208 Vac out of the box and can be used as a building block for larger systems.

More than 250,000 customers around the world rely on Schneider Electric inverters and system components to provide their electricity every day. The Xantrex GT30, weighing in at only 165 lbs (75 kg), is a 30 kW high-performance inverter that makes utility-interactive installations easier and more cost effective. It features a transformerless design, superior PV energy harvest, easy installation, and an ultra-lightweight package.

Physically compact compared to competitive offerings, the wall-mounted Xantrex GT30 is housed in a corrosion resistant, outdoor rated cabinet, comes with AC and DC switchgear to reduce installation expense and can easily be paralleled for larger PV power plants.

"The Xantrex GT30 expands our three phase product line, offering our customers a compact inverter with a CEC efficiency of 96% - the leading efficiency for an inverter of this power level" said Andrew Riegler, Sr. Product Manager at Schneider Electric. "We are always reviewing our product offerings in response to the needs of our customers and the Xantrex GT30 is designed to maximize their return on investment".

Schneider Electric's Renewable Energies Business focuses on providing renewable energy solutions to [its] customers. The renewable energy solutions complement Schneider Electric's integrated solutions, which are designed to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green from plant to plug.


About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company's 114,000 employees achieved sales of more than $25 billion in 2008, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations "Make the most of their energy."
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