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SMA to supply 130MW of power platforms for Ontario solar projects


August 2, 2012
By Alyssa Dalton

August 2, 2012 – SMA Group has entered into a contract with Canadian independent power producer Northland Power, to equip the company with SMA Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for solar projects in Ontario, totalling up to 130MW.

The projects are expected to be completed in mid-2014.

“We are confident that SMA’s MV Power Platforms will provide the optimum quality, performance and compliance with Ontario domestic content that Northland requires to successfully implement a project of this scale,” said Jurgen Krehnke, president of SMA Canada.

The MV Power Platform is SMA’s utility-scale direct medium-voltage connection solution which, for this project, will employ cUL listed 1000V Sunny Central inverters that can operate in temperatures as low as -40ºC.