Yaskawa Solectria Solar Announces Increased DC Oversizing Ratios for the SOLECTRIA XGI 1500 Utility String Inverters

September 29, 2020

Yaskawa Solectria Solar, the only U.S.-based manufacturer of utility-scale string inverters, recently announced that the SOLECTRIA XGI 1500 PV inverter product line now features an industry-leading DC oversizing ratio of 2.0 for its flagship XGI 1500-166kW model, 2.2 for the XGI 1500-150kW model, and 2.6 for the XGI 1500-125kW model.  XGI 1500 inverters are in stock and ready to ship, with the latest PSCAD, PSLF, PSS/E and PowerFactory models available to speed up utility interconnection approvals.

“Our customers, especially those using bi-facial modules, have been asking for higher DC oversizing and we are very happy to offer the 2.0 DC/AC ratio for our highest-power model, the XGI 1500-166.” says Miles C. Russell, Director of Product Management at Yaskawa Solectria Solar. “We are ramping up our production to keep pace with surging demand for the XGI 1500 inverters.”

The XGI 1500 is also the perfect solution for PV project developers, owners, and EPCs that want to secure the 26% Federal ITC in 2020 before it steps down again to 22%. By purchasing the XGI 1500 before December 31, 2020, project owners will qualify for the full 26% tax credit (under the 5% Safe Harbor rule) and have the flexibility to deploy XGI 1500 inverters on any project.

The SOLECTRIA XGI 1500 inverter is Made in the USA with global components, at the Yaskawa America factory in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

For more information, visit www.solectria.com.

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