REFUsol, Inc. high efficiency solar PV string inverters listed on the New York SIR List

REFUsol Inverters in the power classes 12, 16, 20 and 24kW are transformerless, and have a CEC*-rated efficiency between 97.5 and 98%. They are now on the New York Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR) List

SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 2, 2012 – REFUsol, Inc., a world leading manufacturer of high efficiency solar inverters, today announced that the REFUsol 012K, 016K, 020K and 024K inverters are in compliance with the New York Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR) and qualify for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) funding programs.

Under the Department of Public Service (DPS) for interconnection, the DPS collaborative standardizes and streamlines interconnection requirements for inverters within their Standardization Working Group. The Working Group prepared a report, Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR), for inverters rated less than 300 kVA. REFUsol inverters were tested by Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and the design has been accepted and certified for all New York State utilities.

In January, NYSERDA and the Public Safety Service Commission (PSC) awarded $30 million to help fund large-scale solar projects that will assist facilities in New York City and lower Hudson Valley in generating electricity for their own use. REFUsol will look to partner with the solar installers and developers that have been awarded funds in order to promote the growth of solar energy in New York.

"Our compliance with New York SIR and qualifying for the programs in New York that encourage renewable energy development raises REFUsol's profile in the Northeastern US" said Alan Beale, Director of Sales and Marketing, REFUsol, Inc. "We are looking forward to more installations in this very important market."

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About SIR
Under the Department of Public Safety New York State has a Standardized Interconnection Requirements. Certified equipment shall be tested in accordance with UL 1741 (November 2005 revision). Equipment tested and certified by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) is no longer required to be submitted to the PSC for certification.

NYSERDA, a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect our environment and create clean-energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York since 1975.

About REFUsol GmbH
With over 45 years of experience in power electronics, REFUsol is one of the top three providers of solar inverters globally and one of the fastest growing companies in this field. REFUsols efficient and award-winning solar inverters help customers maximize the yield of their photovoltaic plants, whether for small roof-top installations or large-scale solar plants. REFUsol is headquartered in Metzingen, Germany and has further international offices in Europe, Korea, China, India and the U.S. as well as sales and service partners in key strategic photovoltaic markets around the world.

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