Eaton Showcases Expanded AC and DC Circuit Protection Solutions for Solar Industry at SNEC 8th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference and Exhibition

Date: May 20, 2014

Shanghai — Power management company Eaton today showcased its industry-leading portfolio of reliable solutions and expertise designed to serve solar power distributor equipment manufacturers including manufacturers of inverters, combiner boxes, recombiners and other DC power distribution equipment at the 8th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference and Exhibition (SNEC 2014). The industry event is held May 20 – 22, 2014 in Shanghai New International Exposition Center. Visitors to Eaton’s booth (#E660) can learn how Eaton’s widest range of reliable AC and DC circuit protection solutions enhance reliability, maximum uptime of solar power systems to reduce the operational costs and minimize risks for the industry customers.

“In a view of the world’s climate and energy goals as well as the catastrophic events surrounding nuclear power plants, solar energy industry has become an astounding economic factor and is experiencing increased demand recently , “ said Kimlee Law, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Power Distribution Division, Electrical Asia Pacific Region, Eaton. “As part of legacy Cooper business, the integration of Bussmann and Eaton presents a powerful new opportunity for solar OEMs. Our portfolio has grown. Eaton, as one company offers an impressive variety of products and solutions for AC and DC circuit-protection spanning fuses, disconnectors, circuit breakers and surge protection devices…etc which are designed and tested for solar inverter and combiner equipment applications.”

Highlighting Eaton’s expanded portfolio of solutions, Eaton’s exhibition booth at SNEC 2014 includes four showcase areas dedicated to specific applications along utility scale solar power value chain. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit each segment, discuss business needs and challenges with experts from Eaton.

Specific solution areas will feature a variety of circuit protection products for:
  • String protection for solar panels and combiner boxes
  • Array protection for DC cabinets
  • DC circuit protection for solar inverters
  • AC circuit protection for solar inverters

“Beyond our largest array of innovations,  Eaton’s global footprint and network provides our customers with logistics savings and in-depth industry know-how,” added Kimlee. “we are well prepared to introduce more advanced solar products to China market in the near future.”
To learn more about Eaton’s comprehensive portfolio of AC and DC circuit protection products and solutions for solar applications, please click here (download solar brochure)
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit .