Schneider Electric launches Conext CL solar inverter to global audience at Intersolar Europe

The Conext CL meets the needs of a wide range of customer needs and is the ideal solution for commercial buildings, carports and decentralized power plants.

BURNABY, Canada, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for solar power conversion chain, is pleased to announce the launch of the Conext CL, a new line of three-phase string inverters.

"We are excited to be launching the Conext CL at Intersolar Europe" says Mr. Laurent Bataille, SVP of the Solar Business of Schneider Electric. "The Conext CL meets the needs of a wide range of customer needs and is the ideal solution for commercial buildings, carports and decentralized power plants."

The Conext CL features:
High flexibility – an integrated wiring box with five configuration options giving customers the installation flexibility and lowering the cost by eliminating cost of external DC combiner box, and 10 to 90 degree tilt angle allowing for flexible mounting. It also comes with integrated datalogger and easy to use web-based local monitoring.

Easy to install and service – the Conext CL is a light weight inverter (45kg) with detachable wiring box (16kg) making mounting process easy and fast.

High ROI – the Conext CL has 98.4% peak efficiency and is designed for high uptime providing customers the maximum energy harvest from their solar plants.

High reliability - The Conext CL features an electrolyte-free design and is designed to work in harsh environment. It has passed Schneider Electric's rigorous Multiple Environmental Over Stress Testing (MEOST) test procedures, which is one of the toughest reliability testing processes in the solar industry.

The Conext CL will be available in 20 kW and 25kW for IEC and 18 kW and 20Kw for North America.

Conext CL is built for decentralized architecture, with full grid support features, broad range of Schneider Electric's low and medium voltage products and industry leading system capabilities, and backed by Schneider Electric's global service infrastructure and expertise in energy management.

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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, and efficient, the company's 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion Euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations "Make the most of their energy."

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