Solectria Renewables Expands Manufacturing and Customer Service Support for the Ontario Solar Market

The Ontario market now has access to full line of inverters.

Lawrence, MA - May 8, 2013 - Solectria Renewables, LLC, a leading U.S. PV inverter manufacturer, announced today that the SGI 500XT inverter is now Ontario FIT Compliant. The SGI 500XT, part of the SMARTGRID Inverter line of products, is designed to incorporate utility features that enhance power control, communication protocols, and grid safety. The SGI 500XT is an external transformer, utility-scale, central inverter optimized for direct-to-medium voltage coupling, with a market leading 98% CEC efficiency rating.


"The Ontario market now has access to our full line of inverters," says Scott Bowden, Director of Business Development for Solectria Renewables. "My focus will be on leading the effort to gain Ontario market share as we are now doing in the U.S."

In addition, Solectria Renewables will be centralizing customer service support in their Lawrence, Massachusetts headquarters. Sunrise Power, Solectria's Ontario manufacturing partner, will continue to support efforts in a traditional contract-manufacturing role.

"Our strategy for after-sales service has evolved from when we first entered the Ontario market with Sunrise Power in 2009," said Paul Spurrell, customer service manager for Solectria Renewables. "Our call center effectively monitors inverters, deploys technicians, and coordinates third party service better today than ever before. Adding Ontario to our territorial reach makes perfect sense for Solectria, but more importantly for our Ontario customers."

About Solectria Renewables, LLC

Solectria Renewables, LLC is the leading U.S.-based grid-tied photovoltaic inverter manufacturer. We offer residential, commercial and utility-scale inverters. Our versatile line of high efficiency products provide power solutions ranging from 1 kW residential systems to multi-megawatt solar farms. Solectria Renewables' products are backed by more than 20 years of experience in the power electronic and inverter industries and are supported by world class warranties. All of our commercial and utility-scale PV inverters are manufactured in the USA, ARRA compliant, Ontario FIT Content Compliant, and listed to UL 1741/IEEE 1547.

To learn more about Solectria Renewables, please visit http://www.solectria.com.

About SunRise Power Corporation:

SunRise Power, a leading manufacturer of PV products in Ontario, provides full PV system design, engineering, construction and O&M services to better serve the evolving solar market. Additional services include system performance assessment and evaluation, site assessment, optimal PV system design, rooftop surveys, SLD, electrical layout designs, stamped structural drawings, and feasibility. SunRise quickly established a significant share in the Ontario PV market when it introduced Solectria Renewable inverters, SolarDock ballast racking systems, Quick Mount PV composite mounts, IWM and IWM LITE flushmount racking systems, MAG Tracker, and Solar Roof Vu, a high-resolution estimation tool.

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