Sungrow materials 2GW of inverters for Vietnamese rooftop PV projects

Dec 9, 2020 07:08 AM ET
  • Sungrow has this year gave 2GW of its SG110CX inverters for use in Vietnamese roof solar PV installments, as the Chinese firm continues to broaden its existence in the nation.
Sungrow materials 2GW of inverters for Vietnamese rooftop PV projects
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Rated at 110kW, the "robust" SG110CX inverter appropriates for deployment on Vietnamese roofs, where it is prone to heats as well as wet problems, Sungrow stated.

According to the firm, its success in Vietnam is partly down it its local circulation channels in the nation. It authorized a bargain previously this year with distributor DAT Technology Co to supply PV inverter options for business and also industrial installations throughout Vietnam.

As it purchases product technology and expands its local sales and assistance teams, Sungrow claimed it is "buoyant" regarding its prospects in Vietnam, a country it describes as the "most popular solar center in Southeast Asia".

After getting to 9GW of PV inverters exported to abroad markets in 2019, standing for an 87.5% year-on-year increase, Sungrow has actually because safeguarded supply bargains for solar projects in countries including India, Qatar as well as the UK.

Thang Vu, nation manager of Sungrow Vietnam, claimed there is "much possibility" for growth in both Vietnam's roof as well as utility-scale solar market, including: "Sungrow will certainly help with the energy transition of the nation and make solar power a less complicated and also more available means for the future."

Vietnam was named amongst the vital outperforming solar markets to see in a recent record from Fitch Solutions. The consultancy anticipates an internet solar ability rise in the nation of near to 10GW over the following years.

After seeing its overall set up solar PV capability rise from 134MW in 2018 to 5.4 GW last year, many thanks partly to feed-in tolls, Vietnam's federal government announced strategies earlier this year to guarantee renewables represent a 15-20% share of the nation's energy mix by 2030 and also expand to 25-30% by 2045.

The nation is due to introduce a brand-new National Power Development Plan 2021-2030 in March following year, which is expected to have an increased concentrate on renewables.