Satcon Technology Corporation® a leading provider of utility-scale power solutions for the renewable energy market,recently announced that it has finalized a strategic manufacturing agreement with Sanmina-SCI Corporation to manufacture its industry-leading solar inverter solutions in order to comply with Ontario’s Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program.Under the terms of this agreement, Sanmina-SCI will manufacture Satcon’s PowerGate® Plus 50 kilowatt, 100 kilowatt, 250 kilowatt, and 500 kilowatt inverters along with Satcon’s industry-leading Prism Platform™ solutions in Ottawa, Ontario. With over two gigawatts (GW) of Utility-Ready solutions shipped, including over 100 MW in Ontario alone, Satcon solutions help power the world’s most advanced solar farms.
“The Canadian Solar market has developed steadily over the past three years and is poised for significant growth in the future,” said Pete DeGraff, Satcon's Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Services and Marketing. “Our strategic partnership with Sanmina-SCI enables us to continue to deliver the industry’s highest performing, highest quality solutions to the Ontario market and maintain our leadership position as Canada’s largest commercial and utility-scale inverter manufacturer.”
Satcon’s Utility-Ready inverter solutions are the industry’s most advanced and proven large scale power conversion technologies and deliver intelligent power plant management, enabling improvements in total power plant reliability and yield through more powerful system monitoring, diagnostic, and remote control functionality. Satcon inverters enable instant voltage stabilization, frequency control, dynamic grid support, and secure the continuous operation of the PV plant in the event of dynamic ground faults, achieving the performance guidelines set forth by the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW 2008 Grid Connection Standard).