29 Nov '14, 9am

#Tech Automatic Power Transfer Relay Commercialized for Off-grid Solar Systems

#Tech Automatic Power Transfer Relay Commercialized for Off-grid Solar Systems

The "NR-PC1000," a power transfer relay for off-grid solar power generation systems (source: Next Energy & Resources) Next Energy & Resources Co Ltd announced that it will release a power transfer relay that automatically switches between an off-grid solar power generation system (stand-alone system capable of storing electricity) and a power grid (commercial power supply) Dec 1, 2014. Next Energy & Resources (Komagane City, Nagano Prefecture) runs renewable energy-related businesses. When the power supply from the solar power generation system and storage battery system of an off-grid solar power generation system is insufficient, the power transfer relay automatically switches to the power grid for using it as a power source so that electric appliances can be continuously used. It can automatically switch two AC100V circuits with its built-in relay. The switching operati...

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