ADVANCED ENERGY LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION STRING INVERTERS WITH NEW PV POWERED HE STRING INVERTER LINE

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ADVANCED ENERGY
LAUNCHES NEXT GENERA
TION STRING INVERTER
S

WITH NEW PV POWERED
HE STRING INVERTER L
INE


Offering Greater Performance and

System Intelligence
at
Lower Installation Costs


FORT COLLINS, Colo.,

November
8
, 2011

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc
.
(Nasdaq: AEIS), today

announced

the launch of its next generation string inverters with the
PV Powered

(PVP
)

HE String
inverter line
, an all
-
new line of
high
-
performance
string inverters

ideally suited for North American
residential and small
-
commercial rooftop installations.

The new PVP HE String line is the industry’s first
inverter to offer standard ZigBee wireless monitoring
. The innovative
inverter
also offers

high
-
ef
ficiency
and
multiple

ease
-
of
-
installation features
in a high reliability design
from

Advanced Energy

(AE)
,

a
company
that

has set the standard in inverter reliability.


ZigBee based
w
ireless monitoring
allows
the
new PVP HE String
inverter
s

to communicate with
an
optional

AE

wireless gateway enabl
ing
e
a
s
y

access to
vital
inverter
performance information

at no cost
,

using

MyPVpower.com
.
The integrated design

and
wireless

features eliminate the need for
i
nverter

modifications in the field

as well as

complex
cable
configuration

from the
inverter
.
Integrating ZigBee

monitoring

also allows c
ompatibility with
other
ZigBee enabled
S
mart

G
rid communication devices
such
as
s
mart
appliances
,
utility
S
mart
M
eters or home area network (HAN) controllers
.

Overall,
AE’s
innovative approach to
integrated
wireless monitoring provides customers

with key

capabilit
ies not offered

by

other competitive solutions

and sets the industry benchmark

for Smart Grid interoperability.





With this new line of string inverters, Advanced Energy continues to offer high performance products
with innovative features, specifically tailored to our customers’
current and future
needs,” said
Steve Levy,
vice
presid
ent of sales and marketing for
AE Solar Energy
. “
The new

PVP HE String

inverter architecture,
including wireless monitoring, is

yet another testame
nt to our commitment to provide

complete solution
s

to all segments of the market
.



With a 97 percent
California Energy Commission (CEC) efficiency
,

the PVP HE String inverters produce

more power throughout the day
,

and
have

features that lower total install
ation
cost
s
.

The
new
inverter

line

s
wide
maximum power point tracking (
MPPT
)

window
provides designers with a
variety

of
stringing
options

for a multitude of roof types
. S
electable AC voltage
also offers flexibility by
enabl
ing

the same
inverter model to be used for multiple installation applications.

Installation is made safer and easier

with
the inverters’ integrated front and side lifting handles, strategically located knockout sizes and integrated
AC/DC fusing
,

making external combiner boxes or fuse boxes
unnecessary
.






The PVP HE String line offers power ranges from 3.8 to 7 kW

and

will be available in Q2 2012
.

AE’
s new
line of string inverters are covered by a standard 10
-
year warranty with optional 15
-

and 20
-
year
warranties.


The company’s solar energy business is driving the adoption of solar by lowering the levelized cost
of
energy (LCOE) for our customers. By providing reliable, easy
-
to
-
install Solaron® and PV Powered™
inverters and SiteGuard® whole
-
site O&M services, AE enables utility
-
scale, commercial, and residential
solar project developers to maximize the lifetime va
lue of their power plants. Customers count on AE as a
trusted partner leveraging 30 years of innovation leadership and global services infrastructure for
optimum project performance. For more information on Advanced Energy’s inverter solutions, please visi
t

www.advanced
-
energy.com/solarenergy



About Advanced Energy

Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) is a global leader in innovative power and control technologies for
high
-
growth, thin
-
film manufacturing and solar
-
power generation. Founded in 1981, Advanced Energy is
headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado with dedicated s
upport and service locations around the world.
For more information, go to
www.advanced
-
energy.com
.


# # #

Contacts:


Jessi Lord

Marketing Communications Manager

AE Solar Energy

Ph: (541) 323
-
4185

jessica.l
ord@aei.com




Jason Morris or
Heather Craft


Media Contacts


Schwartz MSL


Ph: (415) 512
-
0770


aesolarenergy@schwartzmsl.com