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REFUsol Partners With Ampt to Increase Solar Inverter Output and Cut PV System Costs

September 5, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif. and FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — REFUsol Inc., a manufacturer of the highest efficiency solar inverters, today announced a partnership with Ampt to provide commercial and utility-scale inverters that lower photovoltaic (PV) system costs and maximize inverter output power to reduce the levelized cost of energy (LCOE). REFUsol’s inverters, used in conjunction with Ampt Power Converters functioning in Ampt Mode, will work at a higher efficiency and can deliver higher rated output power and dissipate less power per kilowatt. This will result in a lower cost, higher-efficiency solution for customers using the inverters.

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“Our REFUsol-Ampt partnership has made possible a unique technology offering that helps us pursue our mission to promote energy transformation and make solar energy economical,” said Ben Driver, CEO at REFUsol Inc.

System integrators using REFUsol inverters and Ampt converters in Ampt Mode benefit from significantly reduced PV system costs. This is achievable due to lower DC balance of system (BOS) cost combined with the ability to maximize power generation from every solar module.

“We are excited to partner with a distinguished company like REFUsol, which has long been recognized for its innovation in the solar industry,” said Levent Gun, CEO at Ampt. “REFUsol’s technological advancements will continue on with our combined solution, which enables system integrators to deliver the most cost-effective and highest performing PV systems.”

For more information regarding REFUsol’s solar inverters, visit: www.refusol.com.

For additional information about Ampt’s products, visit: www.ampt.com.

About REFUsol, Inc.

With over 45 years of experience in power electronics, REFUsol is one of the top three providers of solar inverters globally and one of the fastest growing companies in this field. REFUsol’s efficient and award-winning solar inverters help customers maximize the yield of their photovoltaic plants, whether for small roof-top installations or large-scale solar plants. REFUsol is headquartered in Metzingen, Germany and has further international offices in Europe, Korea, China, India and the U.S. as well as sales and service partners in key strategic photovoltaic markets around the world.

About Ampt

Ampt delivers innovative power conversion technology and communications capabilities that are changing the way PV systems are designed. The company, along with strategic partners, is lowering system cost, improving ROI, increasing energy generation and broadening the PV solar market. The result? Energy realized(TM).


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