EMERSON TO PROVIDE SOLAR TECHNOLOGY FOR ONE OF LEADING COMPANIES IN PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER

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Contact:

Katie Owen

01686 612996

katie.owen@emerson
.com


EMERSON
TO PROVIDE
SOLAR

TECHNOLOGY
FOR
ONE OF
EUROPE’S
LEADING COMPANIES IN
PHOTOVOLTAIC

POWER

Solar Inverters
for
Italy

Project
Will
Provide
Two Local Access Points for Smart
Grid


ST.

LOUIS

(
October

19
, 2011)



Emerson

(NYSE:

EMR) has
been awarded

a
contract to supply

power

inverter
technology

to

one of
Europe’s leading

solar energy
developers
.


Under
an

agreement with
Euro Projects
,
Emerson will provide
utility
-
scale
power inverters

for two adjacent
solar
power plant
s in
the municipality of Villaperuccio in
Sardinia, Italy.

Emerson’s power inverters
convert
DC power from sola
r arrays into AC power
,
which is placed directly on the electric grid and
is
used
by

homes and businesses.


The
Sardinia plants will produce a combined
10 megawatts of solar energy, and will be
controlled
and monitored
through
Emerson’s

state
-
of
-
the
-
art
inverter management
system
.


We have a long
-
standing relationship with Emerson, so when this
multi
-
array
project

came across my radar, Emerson was
an obvious choice
,” said
Marco Lupini,
President and
Owner
of Euro Projects
.


It

is so important for us to have ongoing
assurance
,

and
Emerson’s strong financial stability and dependable, long
-
term warranty
service capabilities were attractive to us.


We firmly believe
that working

with Emerson
helps position

our company

as a leader among

alternative energy
programs globally.”


The
Villaperuccio

project
has been fully operational since July 2011 a
nd will
generate
enough energy to

power
roughly 3,200

homes. The projec
t is
financed,
developed, and

managed by Euro Projects.




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The Euro Projects plants are another example of Emerson’s commitment to
generating renewable

energy
,

said Mark Bulanda, who
serves
as
global

leader for
Emerson’s solar and wind energy initiatives. “
We are pleased to be working with them
,

and we are happy to have this

opportunity to supply critical technology to
some

of the
largest and most innovative solar projects in

Italy
.


The facilities i
n Sardinia
serve as yet another great example of
Emerson’s
successful solar installations

and add to the company’s

existing portfolio of more than
400 megawatts of u
tility
-
scale inverters for solar energy projects worldwide
.


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About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing
technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers in industrial,
commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process mana
gement, industrial
automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were
$21 billion.

For more information, visit
www.Emerson.com
.