ABB is a global leader who focuses on technology improvement that leads the digital transformation of the inverter industries. After 130 years of innovation spanning history, ABB shines bright in four core sectors with the support of the ABB Ability digital platform: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation.Until now, ABB operated in more than 100 countries with more than 147,000 employees. ABB’s Power Grids business is planned to be divested to Hitachi Ltd in 2020.
Since 1945, Fronius has operated with full passion for new technologies, intensive research and revolutionary solutions. As the global leader in innovation and technology, they continuously improve themselves to be the top performer in welding technology, photovoltaics and battery charging. Until today, Fronius has represented over 60 countries with 30 subsidiaries and numerous sales partners and representatives. Around 1,240 successful patents emphasised Fronius as the global innovation leader in cooperation with other national and international technology pioneers.
APsystems was founded in Silicon Valley in 2009 and is ranked No.2 in global market share among the top microinverter manufacturers. The company offers advanced, powerful solar microinverter technology for residential and commercial systems. Their products have been rapidly installed across Australia including all major centres – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, Hobart and regional locations. Remarkable innovation keeps APsystems microinverters ahead of the competition, and become the smartest microinverter on the market today – and tomorrow.
Solax Power has become a globally-recognised solar inverter company, operating in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Australia and the USA. The company is developed by a strong R&D team, and SolaX Power is proud to be affiliated with the Zhejiang University, one of the leading research universities in China and home to the only national silicon material laboratories in China’s ‘Silicon Valley’. SolaX products are committed to be designed, tested and manufactured to the highest global standards. Until now, their products were exported to 66 countries via 200 distribution channels.
SOFARSOLAR is one of the subsidiaries of SOFAR Group in China who specialises in R&D, production, sales and service of residential and commercial grid-tied inverters and other related renewable products. The company has a very strong and experienced R&D team who fully monitor the inverter technology, both software and hardware. By now, SOFARSOLAR inverters have been installed in more than 40 countries. All of the inverters from SOFAR have 25-years data storage capability, can be found in PV Sol System, insured by US CHUBB Insurance Corporation Company and have standard WiFi communication.
Growatt is a renewable energy manufacturer dedicated to the R&D and manufacturing of PV inverters including on-grid, off-grid and storage inverters, and user wide smart energy management solutions. There are more than 200 R&D engineers, who have at least 15 years experience in the inverter industry working at Growatt. To meet the explosive demand for inverters, the company invests in the most advanced, intelligent and fully automated production line. By far, Growatt has shipped thousands of inverters to more than 100 countries in Australia, Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa regions.
Sungrow Power was founded in 1997 and remains to be one of the global leaders in manufacturing solar PV inverters. The company manufactures solar power supply equipment for residential, commercial as well as utility-scale PV projects. After 15 years of experience in the inverter market, Sungrow owns 40% market share in China, and become the only public-listed inverter company in the Asia Pacific. In 2013, Sungrow was the second-largest PV inverter manufacturer around the globe by MW shipped, with over 14 GW installed. While committing to deliver high quality products, the company has won several awards and all products are certified to international standards, including an “A” grade rating in the prestigious Photon Lab tests.