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SatCon PowerGate AE30 Inverter Review

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Quick Overview

Reliable and State of the Art

The Satcon PowerGate AE30 inverter offers market-leading reliability, efficiency and ease-of-use for large-scale grid-connected photovoltaic systems. The AE30 has a single weatherproof enclosure.

The Powergate AE30 incorporates a high-efficiency transformer and both AC and
DC switchgear that disconnect the inverter at night, minimizing tare losses. A highly efficient MPPT tracking algorithm and intelligent wake-up routine further maximize net energy harvest. The Satcom PowerGate AE30 is certified to UL-1741 and is available with a variety of local and remote data monitoring options. Contact us for reviews or information.


  • 30KW Continous Output
  • 208VAC (Ver. D) or 480VAC (Ver. A)
  • 96A Max. DC Input
  • 600VDC Max. Solar Array Volts
  • 295-600 MPPT (DC Input) Range
  • 1300 Lbs. length

SatCon PowerGate AE30 Inverter

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30KW Inverter for Large Scale Commercial Solar Grid-Tie Projects

satcon powergate AE30 inverterUtility-Grade Design

20-year design life

· Reverse convection top-air entry
· Sloped roof
· 25-year film-type capacitors
· 5-year standard warranty
· Extended warranties available

Easy Installation and Use

· Single enclosure minimizes field wiring
· Integrated high efficiency transformer
· Optional integrated sub-array combiner
· Internal AC and DC switchgear
· Top and bottom cable entry
· Top-lifting eye-bolts and forklift base

Superior Energy Harvesting

· Industry leading efficiency
· Automatic night disconnect minimizes transformer losses
· High-speed MPPT
· Soft charge network minimizes in-rush current and nuisance trips
· Wide input voltage range

Remote and Local Data Monitoring

· 4-line alphanumeric LCD display
· Optional PV View web enabled data monitoring
· Optional PV Zone sub-array performance monitoring
· RS485 Modbus


· Certified to UL 1741
· Integrated DC contactor for array isolation
· Surge withstand testing to ANSI 62.41 and IEEE1547-2003

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