Ingeteam Awarded Supply Of 620 MW Of PV Inverters To Australia
Ingeteam has signed a number of contracts for
supplies to photovoltaic plants in Australia. Thanks to these new contracts, Ingeteam has reached the
figure of 1060 MW supplied to the Australian PV market.
The company, which has been present in Australia for more
than five years now, is to supply a total of 377 central photovoltaic
inverters, all with 1500 Vdc technology, with delivery now underway. These
inverters, which are part of the INGECON SUN PowerMax B series family, are
being sent to five large solar generation plants, totaling 620 MW.
Moreover, the supply is not limited to the PV inverters, but
covers the integrated medium voltage solution, which is divided into two types.
Approximately 63% corresponds to the Skid series for Ingeteam's Inverter
Station solution, which comprises a metal platform or skid holding all the low
and medium voltage equipment required (LV/MV transformer, MV switchgear, LV
switchboard and auxiliary services transformer), and which is connected in the
field to three 1500 Vdc inverters.
The rest of the supply corresponds to the INGECON SUN CON40
power stations where the equipment mentioned above (three 1500 Vdc PV
inverters, LV/MV transformer, MV switchgear, LV switchboard and auxiliary
services transformer) is housed in a 40 foot container, shipped as a turnkey
Moreover, Ingeteam has recently commissioned two solar
plants totaling 146 MW in the state of Queensland. These plants have also been
equipped with 1500 Vdc PV inverters, integrated in the INGECON SUN CON40 power
On the other hand, the company is set to commission another
plant, with an output power of 119 MW, for which it has supplied 25 Inverter
Stations each equipped with seventy-five 1600 kW inverters.
These new contracts consolidate the position of Ingeteam in
Australia, where the company has now crossed the 1GW threshold of power
supplied to the solar market.
Scope of supply
80 power stations fitted with all the necessary equipment to
inject medium voltage power: three PV inverters, LV/MV transformer, medium
voltage switchgear, auxiliary services transformer and low voltage switchboard.
47 power stations of the INGECON SUN CON40 series fitted
with all the necessary equipment to inject medium voltage power: three PV
inverters, LV/MV transformer, medium voltage switchgear, auxiliary services
transformer and low voltage switchboard, all housed in a 40 foot container.
377 units of 1500 Vdc photovoltaic inverters, each with a
rated power output ranging from 1600 to 1740 kW, pertaining to the INGECON® SUN
PowerMax B Series family.