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SDC™ Microgrid Solar Systems

Remote microgrid power systems for solar and hybrid power sources.
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SDC™ Remote Microgrid Solar Systems

Our SDC Microgrid Solar Systems are custom designed / site specific systems using photovoltaic power, and other hybrid sources such as diesel gensets, wind turbines, and lead acid, and Lithium Ion battery storage systems.

Microgrid solar systems are commonly used for remote telecommunication sites, island power, military outposts, forward bases, security outpost, diesel generator , remote industrial systems, environmental remediation, oil & gas pipeline, fracking systems. microwave repeaters, satellite stations, village power, radio/television repeaters , cathodic protection, emergency power, PCS base station, cellular repeaters, homeland security, mobile backhaul, disaster preparedness, remote site telemetry, remote medical clinics and much more.

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remote island   An SDC™ Microgrid Solar System reduces diesel genset usage for the
  US Army on a remote, tropical island in the Marshall Islands

SDC™ Microgrid Remote Solar Features & Review


SDC™ Microgrid Features

Photovoltaic Modules

  • UL Listed Crystalline silicon
  • High Efficiency
  • US & European Certifications
  • Low Maintenance
  • Module Warranty up to 25 Years

Control Systems

  • Field Proven Solid State Designs
  • Modular Control Channels
  • High Reliability Componentry
  • Remote Communications

Battery System

  • Long Life Deep Cycle Batteries
  • Sealed and Flooded Lead Acid
  • Modular Design
  • New Lithium Ion Designs

Balance of System Components

  • DC to AC Sine Wave Inverters
  • DC to AC Battery Charger/Rectifiers
  • Diesel & propane gensets
  • Heavy Duty Mounting Structure
  • Color Coded Pre-Cut Wiring Harness
  • Complete Documentation, Schematics

SDC™ Microgrid Services

  • Complete Project Assessment
  • Per System Drawing and Manual
  • Detailed Computer Design
  • Project Directors
  • Hands on Training
  • Set-up and Instruction
  • System Sustainment
  • Delivered Pre-Assembled
  • Global Support

SDC™ Microgrid Benefits

  • Inspector Friendly
  • Cost Effective
  • Low Maintenance
  • Versatile Modular Design
  • Multi Power Source
  • Easy Installation
  • Minimal Attendance Required
  • Modular Design
  • Inspector Friendly
  • Low Environmental Impact

Our Distribution Partners:

Our MAPPS™ and SDC Microgrid™ systems are also available from these top electrical wholesalers:

  • CED
  • Graybar
  • Elliot Electric
  • Industrial Electric Supply IES
  • Miller Electric
  • One Source
  • Sonepar
  • Grainger
  • Mayer Electric
  • Crescent Electric
  • Border States
  • Rexel

nema 3r enclosure

Weatherproof solar panels to ensure long-lasting performance in harsh elements.

sealed batteries

Sealed batteries that will last for years maintenance free are commonly used. Battery module racks are used in larger systems.

island power

An efficient solar battery AC coupling system is used for microgrid island power systems. The SMA Sunny Island is our most popular.

Field Proven Hybrid Solar Genset Packages for DC Loads and Small AC Loads

The SDC™ Microgrid series of remote power packages provide a reliable source of electricity for most every need. The SDC™ Microgrid is used in industrial and residential power systems and in applications where this cost-effective coupling of two power sources provide the most economical and reliable solution.

coupling inverters

SDC™ Microgrid system AC coupling inverters and battery bank

emergency communications

US Coast Guard in Alaska using SDC™ Microgrid for emergency communications

communications tower

McPherson Verizon SDC™ Microgrid hybrid solar genset system powers a mountain top communications tower year-round.



SDC™ Systems are commonly used for these applications:

  • Forward Military Bases
  • Microwave Repeaters
  • Earth Satellite Stations
  • Radio/Television Repeaters
  • Remote Medical Clinics
  • Village Power
  • Cellular Repeaters
  • PCS Base Stations
  • Cathodic Protection
  • Emergency Power
  • Island Power
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Mobile Command
  • Diesel Genset Support
  • Water Pumping

microwave repeater Edison

SDC™ Microgrid for Southern California Edison microwave repeater

microgrid island power

SDC™ Microgrid is a leader in remote power systems for village power and island power.

hybrid wind system

SDC™ Microgrid hybrid wind system for the Urban Green Energy Helical Turbine Project

SDC™ Systems Have Field-Tested Reliability

Our systems represent the highest standard of reliability. All components have passed rigorous testing and are suitable for use in the harshest of environments. Each complete system is individually assembled and tested at our production facilities, assuring problem-free operation right from the start.

mountain top cell site

Mountaintop SDC™ Microgrid System for a wireless cell site

wireless solar system

Another cell site for AT&T Wireless

Department of Energy w/ Bechtel

US DOE project with Bechtel using our system design to power their critical remote site loads

insulated battery enclosres

Weatherproof insulated battery enclosures protect batteries and components.

remote military outpost

A remote military outpost uses our advanced PV technology.

sellular power supply

Pre-assembled, easily transportable power supply used by Verizon. We supply systems to cellular operators throughout the country.

We Offer Decades of Proven Experience!

Our SDC™ Microgrid Systems are reliably powering thousands of critical loads around the world. Using state of the art computer modeling/design software and an experienced engineering staff, SDC™ are built to ensure year-round power availability at nearly any location on earth.

remote airfield

Remote airfield on Agalega Island located in the Indian Ocean

smart power generation and storage

US Army Micro-grid design at Fort Devens Systems Integration Lab (SIL): (1) A photovoltaic array; (2) energy efficient structures; (3) smart power generation and storage; and (4) solar hot water system

water pumping

SES SDC™ microgrid water pumping system in South America

hybrid diesel genset

100 kw hybrid diesel genset microgrid system for National Park Service installed by SES technical crews.

remote airport

Remote airport in Utah easily powered where there is no utility power.

microwave repeater

Mountaintop microwave repeaters are powered year round with low maintenance.

wind hybrid in desert

SES SDC™ Microgrid wind hybrid system for Pacific Bell in Nevada desert

Enclosure circuit

SES SDC™ MPR-9400 Hybrid System PV Controller

This controller designed by Solar Electric Supply automatically turns on backup diesel gensets and battery chargers.

It includes remote communication access software.

high clearance - snow drifts

Remote AT&T site in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. This racking system has the high ground clearance for snow drifts.

Call us for a Free Sizing and Quotation for your Project! Toll-Free: (877) 297-0014

Models & Pricing


Choose the right SDC™ Microgrid Solar System for your application.

Choose a system based on your power needs from our table below or let one of our trained associates build a custom system for your project. These are complete pre-wired AC & DC power generating systems utilizing high efficiency solar modules, pure sine wave inverters & battery chargers for AC/DC power with customer supplied diesel or propane back-up gensets and sealed battery banks. Our line of complete microgrid systems are built with over 40 years experience.

Microgrid Systems SDC ID Number Solar Array Wattage Voltage Availability Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Base List Price
Continuous Load Wattage Continuous Load Wattage Continuous Load Wattage Continuous Load Wattage
SDC-1000 1000 24, 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
73 96 120 146 $11,990
SDC-2000 2000 24, 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
146 191 240 293 $21,880
SDC-4000 4000 24, 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
293 383 480 585 $43,890
SDC-6000 6000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
439 574 720 878 $65,980
SDC-9000 9000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
658 861 1080 1316 $98,880
SDC-12000 12000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
878 1148 1440 1755 $132,000
SDC-18000 18000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
1316 1721 2160 2633 $179,000
SDC-24000 24000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
1755 2295 2880 3510 $216,000
SDC-36000 36000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
2633 3443 4320 5265 $288,000
SDC-72000 72000 48 VDC
120/240 VAC
5265 6885 8640 10530 $576,000

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