The multinational Power Electronics has closed 2020 with a figure of 40GW of installed AC power, which places them as world leaders in energy storage and the first manufacturer of solar inverters in the US, LATAM, UK, and Spain. The company has concentrated its efforts in recent years on the international side, and its […]
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Power Electronics ranked first in the global energy storage ranking in 2019. According to IHS Markit Energy Storage Inverter Report 2020 released this September, the company leads the industry, followed by SMA, Sungrow and Tesla. Power Electronics offers a full range of coupled DC and AC converters, designed for the integration of utility-scale energy battery storage systems. Freemaq converters are designed to meet the most […]
With New Zealand’s highest number of sunshine hours, Marlborough seems like the most logical place for New Zealand’s largest utility scale photovoltaic solar project. Renewable energy specialists, Kea Energy Ltd, have embarked on the construction of a 1.85 MW utility scale solar farm located in the Wairau Valley, Marlborough. Kea Energy have selected the Power […]
Power Electronics launches, together with the University of Valencia, the first MPOWER, the Master degree in Transformation Energy Power Electronics that will be taught during the next year 2020-2021 both in presence and online. The master’s degree is aimed at recent graduates and professionals in the area of Industrial Electronics, Electricity and Telecommunications, who […]
The health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a growing need for ventilators in the intensive care units of health facilities. Invasive mechanical ventilators are highly accurate and complex devices, designed for the life support of patients in critical condition and for long periods of time, unlike other types of transport ventilators/breathers […]
Núñez de Balboa, the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe whose construction was completed in the record time of one year, has begun supplying its first MWh of clean energy into the electricity grid. Power Electronics is participating in this project promoted by Iberdrola, with the beginning of the installation of 115 solar inverters HEC V1500 […]
Power Electronics participated last November 4 in the test of the St Francis solar plant in East Sussex, driven by one of the world’s leading companies in the development and long-term management of solar projects named Lightsource BP. The test is part of the “Power Potential” project led by National Grid ESO and UK Power […]
Power Electronics has been distinguished with the Internationalization Award offered by the Chamber of Commerce of Valencia, a recognition that rewards the effort the company has made in recent years to consolidate its international presence and position itself as a leader in sales of solar inverters in America, United Kingdom and Spain.
Power Electronics exceeds 2.5 GW of installed power in utility scale photovoltaic plants in Spain in 2019. In total, the company has participated in 82 PV projects in Spain. Just in the last year, Power Electronics has participated in 36 projects, which makes the company a leader in sales in this market. All the products comply with all the grid quality requirements, pending the publication of the product certification entities by ENAC.
This Thursday, November 14, the first Balearic electric car power station has been inaugurated, a project of the Association of Industrialists of Mallorca ASIMA and the company QEV, and in which Power Electronics has participated with its NB Station.
Power Electronics opens its first delegation in Southeast Asia with the aim of positioning itself in a region with very good growth prospects in the use of renewable energy. By 2040, photovoltaic solar energy will have surpassed coal as the largest source of energy and will provide 49% of the region's electricity needs. Renewable energies are expected to provide 84% of total energy generation by 2050.
Power Electronics has launched the HEM HYBRID, the latest solution for utility-scale PV plants, a solar inverter unique in the market that allows interconnection with battery-based storage systems, through the DC / DC integrated in the same enclosure. The new solar-plus-storage inverter has been presented at the North America Smart Energy Week held at the Salt Lake City International Solar Power International.
Power Electronics has been distinguished with the Impulse Award for Internationalization offered by the Chamber of Commerce of Valencia, a recognition that rewards the effort the company has made in recent years to consolidate its international presence and position itself as a leader in sales of solar inverters in the Americas and Spain.
The founder of Power Electronics, D. Abelardo Salvo, has been distinguished posthumously with the Pare Antoni Distinction of the Ateneo of Musical and Teaching Banda Primitiva of Llíria. The recognition has been collected by his son, and CEO of the company, David Salvo, in the central act of celebration of the bicentennial of the musical society.
Power Electronics will be attending Solar Power International (SPI), Energy Storage International, and North America Smart Energy Week at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 23 to 26 of September. This is the largest gathering of industry experts, leaders, and professionals from the solar, energy storage, smart energy, microgrid solutions, and EV infrastructure industry in North America.
At the beginning of 2017, the irrigation sector had already been making photovoltaic installations for direct supply of private pumps, mostly isolated, to replace or complement the use of generator sets for several years. At that time, Power Electronics SD700SP drive was already the most installed. With the implementation of this solar pumping system it was possible to reduce operating costs and increase energy efficiency.
The players, coach and technical team of the UD Ibiza have visited the new Power Electronics facilities in Lliria, Valencia. The light-blue team has taken advantage of the fact that it is carrying out the preseason in Valencia to know the new headquarters of its main sponsor. The expedition has had the opportunity to know first hand the process of design and production of the different power electronics equipment of the company, and talk with the workers who are part of our staff.
The head of the solar division of Power Electronics for Latin America, Raquel Igualá, has highlighted the importance of knowing exactly the grid code that will be required prior to the sizing of a photovoltaic plant, in its participation in the portal’s interview cycle of news specialized in renewable energies of Latin America “Energía Estrategica”. […]
Power Electronics CEO David Salvo has attended the opening debate of Energyear Mediterranean on the future of energy companies in Madrid, a meeting that brings together the top managers of companies in the sector. In his speech he highlighted that "the key in the implementation of photovoltaic energy lies in the development and evolution of energy storage".
Power Electronics has become the leading supplier of utility-scale solar inverters for photovoltaic power plants in both North and Latin America, according to a 2019 report on market shares and ordering trends of inverters for solar power plants, published by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.
Power Electronics chose the Intersolar Europe trade fair, held in Munich on 15-17 May, as the launch venue for its latest developments in solar energy, energy storage and electric mobility. The event marked a year since the company had successfully established itself as the number-one supplier of utility-scale solar inverters in the United States, Latin America and Spain.
Power Electronics has signed a sponsorship agreement with "Ateneo Musical" and "El Clarín", the non-profit organizations responsible for managing and training the band and its musicians, in order to support the acts celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of its founding.
The Valencia-based company Power Electronics has approved the extension of its employees’ parental-leave provision to sixteen weeks, thereby doubling the eight weeks that Spanish law has stipulated since 1 April of this year.
The Valencia-based company Power Electronics will be participating, with its HEC V1500 solar inverter, in what is to be Iberdrola’s largest solar project in the world: the mega-sized Núñez de Balboa, complex in the municipalities of Usagre, Hinojosa del Valle and Bienvenida, in the Badajoz region of western Spain.
Power Electronics has participated, with its Freemaq PCSK, in a project that the RES Group has delivered to CPS Energy during the construction of a solar-energy storage facility in San Antonio, Texas. The systems supplied by CPS Energy involve 5 MW of AC solar-power capacity, along with an energy-storage system based on 10 MW / […]
Valencia (Spain)-based company Power Electronics is currently recruiting more than 450 professionals for its new 100,000 m2 facility in Lliria.
The year 2018 saw Power Electronics achieve 16 GW of installed power capacity, to which it can now add a further 5 GW installed in the course of 144 photovoltaic power-plant projects in various countries around the world.
Power Electronics CEO David Salvo was a member of the panel presiding over the inaugural session, entitled “A conversation with the leaders – the energy company of the future”, which opened Energyear in Madrid, Spain, one of the most important networking events of the renewable energy sector.
Power Electronics y la familia de D. Abelardo Salvo ha recibido multitud de muestras de cariño y afecto a través de las redes sociales tras la triste noticia de la muerte del fundador de la compañía.
Abelardo Salvo, the chairman and founder of Power Electronics, has died at the age of eighty. His Valencia-based family firm of more than thirty years’ standing, and a specialist in advanced electronics for the power sector, is one of Spain’s most widely recognized international companies. The history of Power Electronics has always been marked by […]
Power Electronics USA Inc. was one of more than 800 exhibitors at Solar Power International (SPI) on 24-27 September 2018 in Anaheim, California.
The thirtieth edition of Gastech, the world’s biggest trade event dedicated to the natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) sectors, took place at the Fira de Barcelona exhibition center in Spain on 17-20 September.
This week saw Power Electronics attend the UK’s main mobility-related event. It is the only European event of its type to address cities, places of work and the owners and operators of commercial car parking facilities.
Power Electronics was present last week at Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany, the most important annual trade event of the solar power sector.
Power Electronics was present in Tokyo at the ninth edition of the exhibition of solar power systems, forming part of the 2018 Smart Week events.
Power Electronics attended the SPI event in Las Vegas this week, where it presented the HEM, the company’s new medium-voltage central string inverter, designed to take full advantage of modular string architecture, but with all the benefits of a central inverter.
Power Electronics has received its first order to install a 1500V plant in Japan. The site is the floating Tano-ike photovoltaic power plant (2,552 MW) in Tsu, the capital of Japan’s Mie Prefecture.
Power Electronics has successfully completed commissioning of an XMV660 medium-voltage variable frequency drive, a 630KW unit operating at 3.3KV, in one of the new facilities of the Canal de Isabel II on the town boundary of Villanueva de la Cañada (Madrid).
Power Electronics has recently signed a new contract with the 360 Energy S.A. group of companies to supply 42MVA from a series of HEC V1500 inverters installed in the La Rioja region of Argentina.
This week saw the inauguration of the Uribe Solar photovoltaic power plant in the Antofagasta region of northern Chile.
Power Electronics is supplying HEC V1500 units to the Sobral I (30MW) and Sertão I (30MW) power stations in Piauí in the north of Brazil. Set to begin operations in the second half of 2017, the two plants are designed to produce 154GWh between them every year.
Power Electronics attended a reception hosted by Their Majesties and the Spanish community in Japan. The event was held to mark the 25th meeting of the Bilateral Spanish-Japanese Business Cooperation Committee, organized by the Spanish Chamber Of Commerce in collaboration with Spain’s Secretary of State for Trade and the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE).
Power Electronics is the supplier of 275 MW of capacity in the shape of a series of HEC V1500 solar inverters destined for two large-scale photovoltaic power plants in Mexico. These have been designed by Iberdrola Renewables, with the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) aspects of the project in the hands of Iberdrola Engineering.
Power Electronics has completed its participation in RECAM week, held from March 7 to 9 in Panama, an unavoidable congress for those key people in the renewable energy industry in Central America and the Caribbean.
The unstoppable evolution of renewable energy, together with increases in fuel prices, is encouraging many users to obtain their energy supplies from alternative sources. Isolated pumping stations provide an ideal opportunity to convert to photovoltaic energy, as there is normally more than enough space to install the solar panels required.
More than 400 local and foreign exhibitors came together in Tokyo for the event. PV Expo is Japan’s leading trade event for renewable energy, clean technology and sustainability. It brings together leaders, developers, EPCs and investors from both the private and public sectors. Last year’s event was attended by more than 60,000 visitors.
Power Electronics SD250 is a range of compact and versatile variable-speed drives designed for multiple applications, and the most competitive solution for facilities containing a variety of equipment.
Power Electronics joins a list of more than 400 exhibitors who will be present at the exhibition. It is the largest event specialized in photovoltaic power generation in Japan.
Power Electronics joins a solid list of more than 600 exhibitors on the tenth anniversary of the World Summit on the Energy of the Future (WFES), from January 16 to 19, in Abu Dhabi.
Three XMV660 medium-voltage variable-speed drives installed in the Port of Barcelona have successfully undergone final commissioning. ENAGAS, Spain’s biggest transporter of natural gas, has placed its trust in Power Electronics XMV660 outdoor variable-speed drives to improve the energy efficiency of its regasification plants.
Power Electronics has achieved 2GW of installed power capacity for solar inverters supplied to the United Kingdom. This installed power capacity accounts for 30% of the utility-scale market attributable to the company’s Freesun HEC inverters. Based on a topology known as the Automatic Redundant Modular Multi-Master System (ARM³S), this range of units delivers greater availability and consequently higher energy production, thereby minimizing maintenance costs and simplifying the stock management of spare parts. This inverter is capable of functioning under even the most adverse weather conditions, thanks to its outdoor configuration in heavy duty stainless steel, its advanced cooling and its multilevel energy conversion system.
Power Electronics will participate as Silver Sponsor in AIREC, the first international renewable energy congress to be held in Buenos Aires from September 21 to 23.
Power Electronics USA Inc. will join more than 800 exhibitors at Solar Power International next week from September 12 to 15 in Las Vegas.
This new certification obtained by PE guarantees personal protection in the event of an internal arcing failure. An internal arcing failure is defined as a high-power electrical discharge involving two or more conductors. The above testing entails deliberately provoking a short circuit in the busbar of the cell. The resulting discharge produces overheating, which can […]
Power Electronics has been awarded UL-1741 certification for its HEC-US V1500 range of solar inverters. This range of 1500Vdc solar inverters offers scalable outputs of up to 3.5 MW for the North American market.
The Spanish company Power Electronics, the leader in power electronics technology, continues to support the development of new technologies by positioning itself on the Mexican market. After the successful installation by its industrial division of equipment for offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, in gas pipelines and at power stations, Power Electronics is promoting its solar division on the South American market, while intensifying its expansion into Mexico.
Power Electronics has supplied an initial Freesun HEC 1 MW photovoltaic inverter for the Kenan solar power plant in Japan’s Osaka Prefecture. Power Electronics has positioned itself in Japan as a highly efficient alternative to local and European competitors by offering quality, flexibility and customer service.
Power Electronics has completed commissioning of the 3MW “Los Puquios” photovoltaic power plant in the Tarapacá region of northern Chile. During the month of January, the total solar capacity of interconnected electrical systems reached 6.7 MW, which means that the commissioning of this power plant, the first 3MW facility in Chile, brings the total up to 10 MW.