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Press Releases from KACO new energy GmbH (77 total)

Cost-saving solar PV inverters for commercial and industrial applications

Neckarsulm, 10 November 2020 – KACO new energy adds further solar PV inverters with innovative silicon carbide power transistors to its product range. The new inverters create a host of opportunities for commercial and industrial customers to increase the cost-effectiveness of PV systems. The corresponding output of the inverters is 105 kilowatts in the international version and 125 kilowatts for the North American market. KACO new energy launches a new solar

Inverters from KACO new energy for Norway's first commercial solar roof with 150 …

Neckarsulm, 9 October 2019 – Norway's first commercial solar power plant, which is banking on cost savings through 1500 Volt technology, is currently being built on a cold storage facility. The roof-mounted system will have an output of two megawatts. KACO new energy has been tasked to deliver its new blueplanet 92.0 TL3 inverter. The model belongs to an inverter generation that uses novel silicon carbide semiconductor technology. Germany-based KACO new

Next generation inverters for 5 MW solar park in Turkey

Neckarsulm, 17 July 2019 – As part of a solar park project in the Turkish town of Tatvan, the first 40 models of the new blueplanet 125 TL3 inverter from KACO new energy went into operation at the beginning of July. The blueplanet 125 TL3 is one of the first production-ready string inverters suitable for cost-optimised PV projects with 1500 Volt technology. In addition, the use of novel silicon carbide

KACO new energy presents storage system with new hybrid inverter at Energy Stora …

Neckarsulm, 7 March 2019 – A hybrid inverter is the link between solar PV system and batteries in order to use self-generated solar energy as effectively as possible. KACO new energy is now launching its first hybrid inverter onto the market and is offering it together with the battery and mains disconnector as a system from a single source. KACO new energy will be exhibiting at Energy Storage Europe in

Latest inverter technology for large-scale solar park in Nepal

Neckarsulm, 28 February 2019 – 8-megawatt solar park in Nepal is to contribute to a stable electricity supply and will benefit a school through a lease agreement. The builders rely on the latest technology from inverter manufacturer KACO new energy as well as its system design expertise – and were delighted to win the Solar Shark Tank Competition in advance. The Nepalese government has taken up the cause of expanding grid-connected

Agreement to build the largest solar power plant at a university in Jordan

Neckarsulm / Salt, 13 February 2019 – In order to cover 60 percent of its energy needs with renewable energy, the Jordanian Al-Balqa’ Applied University has selected KAWAR Energy to build a solar park with a power of 7 megawatts. German manufacturer KACO new energy is supplying the inverters for this largest PV plant to date at a university in Jordan. Construction will start in the second quarter of 2019.

Inauguration of KACO new energy’s Taiwan office

Neckarsulm / Taoyuan City, February 4, 2019 – KACO new energy GmbH has officially opened its office in Taoyuan City in Taiwan on 18 January 2019. The political will and the positive business development of the inverter specialist were decisive in renewing the commitment to the Taiwanese solar PV market with this symbolic act. KACO new energy's aim is to expand the customer relationships it has built up over the

On the web and as an app: New monitoring portal for solar PV systems - The whole …

Neckarsulm, January 22, 2019 – KACO new energy has relaunched its Internet portal for the remote monitoring of solar PV systems: Since December 2018, the portal has appeared in a refreshed look under the name blueplanet web. As part of the modernisation, the Germany-based PV specialist is now offering users a mobile app as well as a free version for solar power plants with an output of up to 100

Acquisition of South Korean business by OCI Power – KACO new energy GmbH to fo …

Neckarsulm / Seoul, January 16, 2019 – KACO new energy GmbH has sold its South Korean subsidiary, KACO new energy Inc., to Korean company OCI Power. The contract was signed on 15 January in Seoul. With the purchase, OCI Power acquires in particular the technology and manufacturing for central inverters that KACO new energy has established in South Korea. KACO new energy GmbH will concentrate on the development of products

Aquisition of Energy Depot: KACO new energy expands competence in the market for …

Neckarsulm / Constance, 5. October 2018 – KACO new energy is increasingly pushing its way into the growing market for power storage. With the acquisition of the Constance-based company Energy Depot, the German PV pioneer is supplementing its range of energy storage systems with a market-ready hybrid inverter and gaining further development expertise. The existing customer relationships of Energy Depot are to be continued and expanded. The Constance location will

blueplanet 125 TL3: world-wide sales launch of new inverter for utility-scale PV …

Neckarsulm, 19. September 2018 – The blueplanet 125 TL3 is a string inverter for large solar power plants and highest technological demands. In particular, the inverter meets the climatic conditions in very hot and coastal regions. Still this year, KACO new energy will start the international sale of its new inverter flagship. The blueplanet 125 TL3 will be on display at stand 1764 at Solar Power International. The blueplanet 125 TL3

Mega-fun and mega-watt: Ankapark amusement park produces record volume of solar …

Neckarsulm, 27 July 2018 – In Ankara one of the world's largest amusement parks is about to open its doors. The PV system in the car park also echoes the scale of the Ankapark: with a capacity of 10.2 megawatts, the world's largest solar carport is installed there. The inverters come from Germany-based manufacturer, KACO new energy. In the heart of Turkey, in the capital city of Ankara, over six years

Intersolar Europe 2018: New products for economical photovoltaics, energy storag …

Neckarsulm, 4. June 2018 – With the success of renewable energies, energy transition is facing new challenges: competitiveness with other energy sources, the storage of electricity and securing grid stability. As a pioneer in photovoltaics since 1998, KACO new energy will be presenting suitable innovations at Intersolar Europe 2018 in Munich from 20 to 22 June at Stand 230 in Hall B3: With the blueplanet 125 TL3 string inverter for

Worldwide demand for KACO new energy inverters at record level in 2017

Neckarsulm, 21. March 2018 – KACO new energy closed 2017 with a new sales record: The inverter manufacturer recorded an order intake of 2.5 gigawatts for the period from January to December 2017; two gigawatts of inverter power were shipped in this period. New products are in a starting position to continue the upswing. KACO new energy sold and delivered more inverters in 2017 than ever before in its almost 20-year

Battery inverter for easy integration in commercial and large energy storage sys …

Neckarsulm, 20. February 2018 – blueplanet gridsave 50.0 TL3-S is the new battery inverter from KACO new energy. The device serves as a motor for charging and discharging batteries in energy storage systems. The Germany-based manufacturer attached great importance to versatility in the development process: With the battery inverter, system integrators have great freedom in the choice of battery technology, the connection to the higher-level energy management system and the

Two new 3-phase inverters from KACO new energy: blueplanet 3.0 TL3 and 4.0 TL3

Neckarsulm, 15. February 2018 – The well-known blueplanet inverters from Neckarsulm are now available with an output power starting at 3 kilowatts. So far, the blueplanet 5.0 TL3 opened the entry into the world of three-phase devices: Now, it is the blueplanet 3.0 TL3 and blueplanet 4.0 TL3. Good news for installers operating in markets where photovoltaic systems of this performance class and above have to be connected in three

Campus in San Salvador goes green with solar energy

San Antonio/San Salvador, December 8, 2017 – KACO new energy announced today it supplied 784 kilowatts of inverter power for the Universidad Francisco Gavidia, a University in San Salvador, El Salvador. The project is expected to produce enough clean solar energy to off-set the University’s electricity consumption by 60 per cent. This solar installation utilizes the Powador 72.0 TL3 string inverter series, which KACO new energy specially designed for commercial

KACO new energy designs energy system technology for prize-winning solar tower i …

Neckarsulm, 29. November 2017 – A Fabulous October for Grosspeter Tower in Basel: the high-rise office and hotel block with solar façade and solar roof has won two awards in the space of a month – the “Swiss Solar Prize” and the “Architectural Award Building-Integrated Solar Technology”. To make sure that the attractive form was matched by outstanding function, the planners commissioned photovoltaics specialist KACO new energy to develop the

KACO new energy sets up presence in Taiwan.

Neckarsulm, 3. November 2017 – At the beginning of the year, the inverter manufacturer KACO new energy strengthened its presence in the growth market of South East Asia by appointing a Territory Manager. This announcement set the course for rapid expansion in Taiwan, one of the fastest-growing markets for photovoltaics. The company now has its own representation marketing the “Made in Germany” technology on the island, where the government plans

Third quarter results: German inverter technology from KACO new energy is in hig …

Neckarsulm, 24. October 2017 – KACO new energy can look back on a successful third quarter of 2017: the inverter manufacturer received orders for 550 megawatts in the period from July to September. The cumulative inverter power sold so far this year is 1.95 gigawatts. KACO new energy is on track to achieve its ambitious targets for 2017. Recently, the German manufacturer announced the best half-year results in the company's history,

New reactive power inverter (not only) for PV systems. – The blueplanet 50.0 T …

Neckarsulm, 11. October 2017 – In order to support grid stability, German PV specialist KACO new energy introduces the blueplanet 50.0 TL3 RPonly. This unit can feed in reactive power at any time in order to maintain the grid voltage in the specified tolerance range – a key contribution to grid management. To date, no other manufacturer is taking this approach using a stand-alone reactive-power inverter, which can reduce the

KACO new energy Inc. to Showcase Expanded Product Portfolio at Solar Power Inter …

San Antonio, 12. September 2017 – KACO new energy, Inc. (the “Company” or “KACO”), one of the world's largest solar inverter manufacturers with 10 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) inverters in the field, announced today it is showcasing an updated Pan-American product portfolio at Solar Power International, in Las Vegas. The Company’s featured product is the blueplanet 125 TL3, a 1500V string inverter solution designed specifically for KACO new energy’s

KACO new energy delivers 4.7 megawatts of inverter power to E.ON.

Neckarsulm, 8. August 2017 – Inverters from KACO new energy as well as its new reactive power technology will be employed in the Hassel solar park. The open space PV plant is currently being constructed and will be operated by E.ON. The project is the largest one by the German energy provider in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt and the first one of this scale that uses KACO new energy

Total order quantity reaches all-time high: KACO new energy sells 1.4 GW of inve …

Neckarsulm, 27. July 2017 – In the first six months of the year, KACO new energy GmbH has received a record number of orders amounting to 1.4 gigawatts, continuing the trend seen by the German inverter manufacturer in the first quarter. New product announcements are setting the course for the future. KACO new energy GmbH is recording continued high demand for its inverter technology. Between January and June 2017, the company

Two solar parks with a power output of 24 megawatts are being built on the coast …

Neckarsulm, 7. July 2017 – Sand and sea salt – what tourists want and love can be a problem for inverters. So specially modified inverter technology from KACO new energy is ensuring reliable solar energy generation in Western Corsica. Two solar parks, each with a power output of twelve megawatts, are currently under construction there, just a short distance from the sea. Corsica is the fourth-largest of the Mediterranean islands,

Holland’s largest rooftop PV plant operational. – Sustainable energy use in …

Neckarsulm, 29. June 2017 – With a power of 9.3 megawatts, the largest solar roof in the Netherlands can be found on a warehouse and production centre in Vianen. Inverters from KACO new energy have been used to harmonise finance and climate concerns. Royal Dekker, based in The Hague, is a supplier of wood, composite and aluminium products, with its own forestry business. The company, which is well known both nationally

KACO new energy supports the Turkish TIDER foundation with donations from the sa …

Neckarsulm/Istanbul, 26. June 2017 – KACO new energy supplies inverters to Eko Renewable Energy Inc. for an 8-megawatt solar park in Aydin. The German manufacturer is to donate part of the profits to the TIDER foundation, which aims to cover the basic needs of people living in poverty. German inverter manufacturer KACO new energy and the Turkish EPC Eko Renewable Energy Inc. (EkoRE) have signed a cooperation agreement. Their long-term collaboration

KACO new energy is partnering with Microcare. – Expansion from Cape of Good Ho …

Neckarsulm, 12. June 2017 – The new collaboration with local company Microcare is opening up further opportunities for growth in South Africa for KACO new energy GmbH, and helping strengthen the German inverter manufacturer’s presence on the African continent, south of the Sahara. The South African office of KACO new energy GmbH opened in 2013, since when it has recorded an increase in turnover of more than 300 percent annually. To

KACO new energy presents new products and solutions at Intersolar Europe

Neckarsulm, 4 May 2017 – At this year’s Intersolar Europe, KACO new energy presents its new 1500-volt inverters for the first time: the 125 kW string inverter blueplanet 125 TL3 and the 3300 kW central inverter blueplanet 3300 TL3 outdoor. For PV plants from 15 kW upwards, the German manufacturer has added the blueplanet 15.0 TL3 to its portfolio. For the storage market, there is a new battery inverter with

KACO new energy significantly upgrades its forecast for 2017. -The German invert …

Neckarsulm, 7. April 2017 – As of the end of March this year, KACO new energy had booked in orders for inverter capacity totalling 600 megawatts. The worldwide trend towards photovoltaic energy generation is paying off for the medium-sized family company with a global presence. KACO new energy Group, based in Neckarsulm, Germany, has managed to chalk up orders totalling 600 megawatts in the first quarter of 2017. The main reason

300 MW inverter power for South Korea.

Neckarsulm, 6. March 2017 – KACO new energy GmbH and South Korean distributor and EPC, DNE Solar Ltd. boost their long-standing partnership with a bulk order: The Germany-based manufacturer will deliver 300 megawatts worth of inverter power to the Asian country. DNE Solar will order from KACO new energy string inverters exclusively: the lion's share being wall-mounted blueplanet 20.0 TL3 INT and 50.0 TL3 INT inverters as well as the Powador

Industrial growth with clean energy. Solar power drives the emerging South Asian …

Neckarsulm, 01. March 2017 – KACO new energy GmbH increases its presence in the Asian growth markets with a new Territory Manager. The inverter manufacturer predicts great potential for large PV systems and storage solutions in these markets. In the past, industrial growth was based on the unlimited consumption of fossil fuels. This resulted in increasing environmental pollution in urban areas. One example of this was Europe in the age of

Are you prepared for overvoltage? KACO new energy equips inverters with addition …

Neckarsulm, 9. February 2017 – Increased measures against overvoltage will be required from photovoltaic systems in future. In preparation for this, German inverter manufacturer, KACO new energy GmbH, is extending its product range in the medium power class. Three inverters are equipped as standard for fitting with overvoltage protection of Type 1+2. To protect photovoltaic systems against damage caused by overvoltage, KACO new energy GmbH offers three inverters with the corresponding

KACO new energy recruits new sales specialists

Neckarsulm, 31. January 2017 – KACO new energy GmbH is making it easier for existing and potential customers to get in touch. In line with its internationalisation strategy, the company appointed two new Key Account Managers. Their task will be to intensify sales to the emerging markets and to develop the project business, in particular. Germany-based KACO new energy GmbH topped up its staff quota for international sales. Both Philipp Leclerc

KACO new energy has launched three new inverter models.

Neckarsulm, 16. November 2016 – The German inverter manufacturer, KACO new energy GmbH, has made new three-phase devices available. The blueplanet 8.6 TL3 and 10.0 TL3 are suitable for residential and commercial-scale PV arrays; the blueplanet 20.0 TL3 fits commercial systems as well as large-scale, industrial-sized power plants. All three inverters enter the market with approvals for a large number of countries. The blueplanet 8.6 TL3 fits seamlessly into the

KACO new energy to supply 2.5 megawatts of inverter capacity to Hungary.

Neckarsulm, 26. October 2016 – The order has been placed with the German photovoltaic specialist by Hungarian EPC and distributor Szalontai. The two companies signed the agreement for 50 inverters of type blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT at the beginning of October. The units are already waiting to be shipped: the solar power systems they are designated for are planned to be finished by the end of January 2017. Szalontai’s order book

KACO new energy accelerates the energy turnaround in Thailand

Bangkok / Neckarsulm, 24. October 2016 – The German photovoltaic specialist has joined forces with other companies in the industry as part of a new initiative. The “Powerful Blueplanet” alliance is aiming to further the development of the solar energy business in Thailand. The launch event took place in Bangkok at the end of September. Going by the name of “Powerful Blueplanet”, KACO new energy GmbH is collaborating with companies with

KACO new energy to supply 50 megawatts of inverter capacity to the Aldo Grup.

Neckarsulm, 6. October 2016 – KACO new energy has signed a deal with the Turkish Aldo Grup to supply inverters having a total capacity of 50 megawatts. The blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT units from the Germany-based manufacturer are to be used in a range of projects to be financed and planned by the Aldo Grup between now and the end of 2017. The agreement between KACO new energy and the Aldo

Using KACO new energy inverters worldwide now even more convenient thanks to new …

Neckarsulm, 14. July 2016 - The elegantly updated V3.25 software assists customers two-fold: to access markets and for remote access. The list of country settings and certificates continues to grow too. It is no secret that you cannot really tell the difference between modern inverters apart from "traditional ones" by the hardware, but rather by the intelligence behind the software. As a future-oriented manufacturer, KACO new energy has now completely organised

Merhaba Türkiye: KACO new energy takes pole position in the dynamic Turkish pho …

Neckarsulm, 4. July 2016 – Thanks to the company's consistent presence in the Turkish PV market, KACO new energy GmbH has developed an outstanding reputation amongst the key players in the dawn of solar power. Following a brainstorming session in Neckarsulm with representatives of a Turkish trade delegation, the inverter specialist has now come to an agreement to increase its commitment to the "energy revolution on the Bosporus". The country has

KACO new energy welcomes new UK North and Northern Ireland Area Sales Manager

Neckarsulm / Newport Pagnell, 30. June 2016 – The German inverter specialist KACO new energy has appointed Carl Cook to new Area Sales Manager. He is responsible for the North of the UK and Northern Ireland Sales and Marketing Division with immediate effect. KACO new energy, one of the leading global PV inverter manufacturers, has appointed a new Sales Manager for the North of the UK and Northern Ireland. Carl Cook,

Mega-storage. Infinite energy. Stable grid.

Neckarsulm, 13. June 2016 – KACO new energy is opening up a whole new dimension with the bidirectional battery inverter blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3: a storage solution in the megawatt-class. The unit assists utility companies, distribution grid operators, EPCs and large companies to balance energy generation and consumption on the power grid. The blueplanet gridsave 1000 TL3 is a bidirectional battery inverter with a rated power of 1,000 kVA. By charging

KACO new energy opens new subsidiary in Jordan.

Amman / Neckarsulm, 29. April 2016 – KACO new energy is celebrating the opening of a new subsidiary in Jordan. The Neckarsulm-based inverter specialist thus continues on its international growth course. This new representation in Amman strengthens the company’s regional presence and expands on the spectrum of services in the Middle East. At the official opening ceremony of KACO new energy Jordan at the Landmark Amman Hotel & Conference Centre on

The small gets smaller, the big gets bigger, flexibility abounds.

Neckarsulm, 25 April 2016 – "The full program" – it is no coincidence that this motto has traditionally captioned the KACO new energy product overview. The Neckarsulm-based company still counts as one of the few inverter manufacturers that can offer the appropriate solution for any size of PV system: From 250 watts right up to the megawatt class, this PV specialist supplies "Made in Germany" solar quality to the world.

Strong, compact and lightweight for optimised TCO: KACO new energy’s blueplane …

Neckarsulm, 15 March 2016 – More than ever, when constructing new systems it's all about bringing installation work, stable performance and costs down to a common denominator. With the blueplanet 50.0 TL3 INT, KACO new energy solves this equation in an elegant fashion: the right device for anyone looking for an inverter with particular strengths in commercial and industrial grade solar power plants. The PV sector has essentially almost achieved its

KACO new energy inverters power the largest solar park on the Virgin Islands.

San Antonio, 04. March 2016 – At five megawatts, USVI Solar I is the largest photovoltaic system on the U.S. Virgin Islands. Installed on challenging terrain and under harsh weather conditions on Saint Thomas, the solar park received the 2015 "Ground-Mount Project of the Year Award". After all, the system covers ten percent of the island's energy needs. KACO new energy supplied the quintessential robust inverter technology. A hard-to-access area

KACO new energy doubles turnover

Neckarsulm, 16th November 2015 – The KACO new energy Group expects 200 million Euro turnover in 2015. One thing is already clear: the inverter manufacturer has managed to almost double its 2014 turnover. In what is a difficult environment for European manufacturers, the KACO new energy Group – made up of its Headquarters in Neckarsulm, together with its subsidiaries in South Korea and the USA – has increased its turnover to

KACO new energy inverters deliver superior yields in award-winning rooftop PV pr …

Birmingham / Neckarsulm, 14. October 2015 – At this year’s UK Solar Power Portal Awards, the PV installation of Marks & Spencer’s East Midland distribution centre in Castle Donington won the "Commercial-scale rooftop > 250 kW" category. The solar PV inverters and associated monitoring system were provided by the German photovoltaics specialist KACO new energy. The monitoring data shows impressive results. It is not only the UK’s largest solar rooftop installation,

AEC and KACO new energy launch inverter production in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh / Neckarsulm, 21. September 2015 – Under the name "Shams" (Arabic for "sun"), the Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) is manufacturing for the Arabian market a comprehensive range of solar inverters incorporating the technology from the Neckarsulm-based PV pioneer. The inverters from 20 kW to 1 MW conform to Saudi Arabian local content regulations. As part of a celebratory ceremony, Dr. Ghassan Al-Shibl, CEO of Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), and Ralf

KACO new energy appoints Andrew Walsh as new Country Manager UK and Ireland

Milton Keynes / Neckarsulm, 09. September 2015 – KACO new energy, one of the leading global PV inverter manufacturers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew (‘Andy’) Walsh as new Country Manager for the UK and Ireland. We are very excited to welcome Mr. Walsh as a member of KACO new energy’s sales team. His unique expertise in the United Kingdom’s PV market place is undisputed and his involvement is

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