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Solar & Alternative Energy

ROI-based solar panel system for utilities

Petra Solar, Inc., the leading provider of innovative photovoltaic (PV) solutions for utilities, announces the SunWave™ Solar AC System, the only proven grid interactive pole-mounted solar system for installation on utility distribution poles and streetlight poles.

SunWave™ Solar AC Systems mount on utility poles and connect to the grid secondary power line on the pole. The unique mounting system yields a safe and rapid installation leveraging industry standard procedures, techniques and equipment.

Petra Solar's technology is the culmination of over 16 years of research and development in power electronics and satellite grade solar power systems. SunWave™ systems are compatible with existing grid infrastructure and their unique intelligent communications system is compliant with Smart Grid technology. The systems can be remotely upgraded to leverage future applications and standards as they emerge.

"We have worked in close partnership with key utilities to develop technologies that facilitate the evolution of the grid" said Petra Solar's Founder and CEO, Shihab Kuran.

Petra Solar's shovel-ready systems are operating on streetlight and utility poles in the field and provide unsurpassed value to utilities that deploy them.