Danfoss Solar Inverters to Participate in Symposium on Smart Grid and New Energy Economy

LOVES PARK Danfoss Solar Inverters today announced it will participate in the Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy, hosted by the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, September 24-26, 2012, on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

The event will convene smart grid and microgrid developers, investors, technology providers, consumer advocates and policymakers, and will feature keynote and plenary sessions, technical presentations and tutorials by international experts on smart grid applications. The three-day symposium will also showcase best practices from around the country as well as new technologies and ideas that are spurring innovation, growing state economies, reducing emissions and empowering consumers to conserve and save.

Piyush Desai, director of product development – solar inverters, Danfoss North America, will participate in a panel discussion on "Storage for Power System Operation" during the Wednesday, September 26, sessions.

"The United States today is faced with a major challenge of ever-increasing energy use," commented Desai. "And, reducing our energy use will require more than becoming energy efficient. A smart grid, with capabilities for multi-level communication, will be instrumental, along with the deployment of renewable energy technologies and building equipment capable of storing site-generated power for use in periods when electric generation is reaching capacity and the grid needs breathing room to meet demands. Advancing these technologies will require the cooperation of equipment manufacturers, utilities, end users and regulators. Danfoss is excited to be a part of this symposium and share our global experience with environmentally friendly solar technology."

For more information, please visit www.GreatLakesSymposium.org.

About Danfoss:
Danfoss is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and motion systems. We operate in more than 100 countries, employ 25,740 people, and hold more than 1,800 patents on a wide range of products. Our innovative, reliable products are backed by local sales and support to help our customers solve their greatest challenges. With its visionary and committed employees, Danfoss meets the needs of its customers through its EnVisioneeringSM partnerships. EnVisioneering focuses on developing new technologies for sustainable business growth through engineering innovation, energy efficiency and environmental responsibility. For more information about Danfoss, visit: www.danfoss.us. For more information about EnVisioneering, visit: www.envisioneering.danfoss.com.

For additional press and media information, please contact:
Jennifer Anderson, Marketing Analyst at 815.639.8698 or via email at janderson@danfoss.com

For additional Product information and Sales, please contact:
Mark Haug, Director, Strategic Marketing at 815.979.1755 or via email at mark.haug@danfoss.com

Related links:
Read more about Danfoss Solar Inverters: http://www.danfoss.us/solar

Danfoss is a global leader within energy-efficient solutions that help save energy and meet the challenge of climate change. Our key competencies are cooling of food, air conditioning, control of electrical motors and heating in buildings – as well as solutions for renewable energy such as solar power. Danfoss also comprises Sauer-Danfoss that is among the world's leading manufacturers of mobile hydraulics. We have built up our competencies within energy-efficient solutions for 78 years now. Today Danfoss employs 23,500 employees globally and has 110 sales companies around the world. Read more about Danfoss; www.Danfoss.com, and our energy-efficient solutions; http://www.danfoss.com/SolutionsReady/

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