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Fully Integrated, Versatile HCPV

• New: 300 WpDC HCPV module
• UL / IEC Certified

These important CPV advantages enable better land use. 2-axis tracking and superior temperature performance. operating temperatures can reach up to 75ºC causing traditional PV panels to lose 20 to 25% of their rated power. 20º C 40º C 95 90 85 80 75 ® Sunflower Technology Measuring less than seven feet in overall height. a 30% increase in annual electricity production can be expected over traditional 33º tilt PV systems (installed Watts). In addition. Integrates ultra high efficiency modules. Through the combination of 30% efficiency. Once on sun. where PV tilt is only 5º. nearly double that of the typical PV panel. Silicon based PV panels lose 0. Superior High Temperature Performance Percent of Rated Power Over Time 100% 33º Tilt PV 50% 5º Tilt Carport PV 0% 6:30 am 12:30 pm 6:30 pm Provides superior performance versus traditional silicon PV panels CPV technology is better suited than silicon PV in sunny. advanced tracking. on any rooftop or on a carport. high ambient temperature locations. wireless communication and built-in status monitoring into one elegant turnkey solution. CPV systems use less land and have a lower cost of energy than comparable PV or Thin Film installations. .200:1.4 times the amount of expensive multi-junction cell material giving a substantial cost advantage. and ultimately greater return on your solar investment. This is because uses heat resistant multi-junction cells and not silicon PV. This important difference gives a significant energy harvest advantage in these hot sunny locations. For carports and rooftops. micro-converter technology.5% of their rated power for every degree Celsius they increase over their 25ºC rating temperature. Versatile HCPV The revolutionary highly concentrated photovoltaic (HCPV) system is the world’s only CPV solution that can be installed on the field. higher energy production. annual kWh production ratio can be as much as 40% higher than traditional silicon PV. Why Concentrated PV? Percent Rated Power Over Ambient Temperature 100 In bright sunny locations. 500 sun CPV systems require 2. single module tracker creates a low profile design that is aesthetically appealing. Produces cost-competitive solar power with the lowest installation and maintenance costs in the industry. hcpv Mono Si PV Poly Si PV Thin Provides superior performance in high ambient temperature environments High Concentration & Industry-Leading Efficiency While most CPV systems concentrate the sun only 500:1. Advanced HCPV modules concentrate the sun 1. high concentration modules achieve a world-leading 30% aperture efficiency.Fully Integrated. Heat tolerant multi-junction cells lose only 2% of their rated power under these same conditions.

Currently PowerPort complies with all relevant codes for wind-load and earthquake resistance. PowerPort was designed from the ground up with building codes in mind. . making the lowest installed cost CPV system in the industry. handicapped and standard parking spaces. PowerPort is shipped as a standard product in sub-sections that can be assembled onsite quickly and easily.Flexible Mounting Options Taken a differentiated approach to Concentrated Solar. This construction-friendly design requires minimal installation training and allows for large construction tolerances. Unique low profile. single module tracker design provides for a wide range of mounting options allowing customers to enjoy the same increased energy harvest benefits beyond the field to rooftops and carports. Field Installed System Mounting system employs a unique “space-frame” structure that assembles in minutes with simple wrenches. HCPV system is an ideal solution to improve energy production on tight roof spaces. control software conducts a self-calibration function that locates the sun and calibrates out any installation errors. roof-mount is non-penetrating and can be adapted to any roof surface and joist spacing. Upon initial system startup. This simplifies installation and reduces labor costs. PowerPort mounts unique single module tracking system on a standard carport roof-structure to save weight. It is self-ballasting and requires no concrete footings or foundations of any kind. Rooftop Installations Weighing less than four (4) lbs per square foot (less than 19 kg/m2). Mounting structure provides a deck clearance of 27 inches (70 cm) which clears most roof obstacles such as skylights. conduits and HVAC lines allowing for ease of installation and higher power density. PowerPort™ Carport The PowerPort family of products is based on standardized carport sections that are designed for any number of compact-car. installation time and money. simplifying installation and reducing costs.

self-ballasting ground and rooftop mount structure • Integrated 2-axis MicroTracker • Sealed gearbox requires no maintenance over life of system • Intelligent dust mitigation system Micro-Converter Technology • All HCPV modules are connected in parallel which improves redundancy • Improves performance of shaded modules • Improves inverter performance in low light conditions • Optimizes power by providing local MPPT • 410VDC high power output allows for lower wire losses Status Monitoring • Built-in status monitoring allows module level statistics. Each micro-converter serves five modules and provides several key functions. creating a simple yet highly rigid space frame to support the modules. And finally. This self-ballasting system simply rests on graded soil. concrete to pour or cranes required as is the case with large. This also provides a fixed voltage output. it steps up the voltage to a fixed 410VDC allowing for smaller gauge wire to be used and longer runs.Industry’s Lowest Installation Costs Built-In Status Monitoring Space frame mounting structure is transported to the job site in standardized reusable containers and is quickly and easily unloaded and assembled. field wiring connection is “plug and play” • Non-penetrating. easing operating and maintenance costs. This data can also be integrated to third party software as needed. From our superior energy harvest. Collects module level data and sends this telemetry up to the array PC wirelessly. Flexible Mounting Structure • Can be mounted on a rooftop. and standard electrical connections complete the assembly. it runs the tracking system from the DC bus. Second. making it maintenance free over its 30 year life. So when the sun emerges. In addition. eliminating the need to run additional AC wires to the trackers as is the case with large multi-module tracking systems. the gearbox is sealed and protected from the environment and utilizes ultra-low evaporation lubricants adapted from the space program. No foundations are required. carport or in a solar field • Unique space frame design assembles in minutes saving time & money • 1. This Peak Power Tracking method eliminates the need for unreliable sensors and cameras as pointing devices. continues to track the sun in “open loop” tracking mode by following the sun’s expected path. it provides localized Maximum Power Point Tracking to minimize mismatch losses between modules. This unique design practically eliminates wear on the gearbox and motor so backlash will remain within specifications over the planned 30 year system life. Maintenance-Free 2-Axis MicroTracker CPV Made Easy Differentiated approach to HCPV represents the way forward for high solar resource environments. triple junction cells • Composite Silicone on Glass (SOG) primary lens enhances reliability and reduces soiling Ultra Wide Acceptance Angle • Advanced optical design yields industry-leading ±0. Unique single module tracker holds the module at its center of gravity. fault alarms. remote monitoring and field management • Standard SQL database allows for easy integration with third-party solar monitoring software • Integrated wireless telemetry network eliminates the need for field cabling . multi-module tracker-based CPV systems. is immediately producing power again. There are no holes to dig. to our plug and play mounting system to our wireless communications and built-in status monitoring — every element of the system was designed with lowest cost of energy in mind. eliminating concrete footers and costly roof penetrations Peak Power Tracking High-Efficiency Module Measures the power output from each module and adjusts the tracking to peak the power from each module individually. When the sun is obscured by a cloud. eliminating the need for Ethernet cabling in the field. virtually eliminating resisting torque on the gearbox and motor.200 sun concentration onto high-efficiency. feeding the inverter at its optimal efficiency point as well as increasing energy harvest in low light conditions when PV inverters shut down due to low voltages associated with low light. Each module is mounted on a pre-assembled yoke structure that makes installation to the mounting frame nearly “plug and play”. • Industry-leading 30% module efficiency Micro-Converter Technology Utilizes a unique micro-converter to optimize energy harvest. This has the added benefit of providing built-in status monitoring information down to the module level which can be accessed anywhere. First. low profile frame assembly consists of two rows assembled together.9º acceptance angle Integrated Tracker Frame-Set • Low-profile design enables quicker installation and minimal on-going maintenance • Wiring is pre-assembled at the factory. Key Features Energy Harvest Optimization • Mounting structure is self-ballasting. System comes with a built-in status monitoring and field management system that simplifies operation and lowers O&M costs.

1 ft x 32.78 per ft2 / 18.200 lbs / 998 kg 3.System-Level Specifications Solar Cell Characteristics Cell Type Cooling System Cell Size Temperature coefficient System Frame Set HCPV module power rating (CRC) Cell-units per module Power per cell-unit Efficiency Acceptance tracking angle Voc Isc Fuse rating Total frame-set output power (CRC) Number of HCPV modules per frame-set Frame-set footprint Frame-set row spacing Weight Source strings per frame-set Source String DC output specifications Voltage at MPP Current at MPP Fuse rating (per NEC §690) Tracker Sealed with ultra-low evaporating lubricant Tracking algorithm Tracking accuracy (incl.900 W/m2 DNI.3° 45°S – 45°N 160°E – 160°W from South 0° – 120° from horizon Single stepper motor Single stepper motor -20°C to 50°C Junction box at tracker frame Compatible with standard UL 1741 Listed grid tied DC/AC inverter Wind Exposure D . Backlash) Operable global latitude range Range of motion Azimuth Elevation Elevation drive motor Azimuth drive motor Installation & Environment Ambient operating temperature Power connectivity Inverter compatibility Installation zoning Wind Seismic Certification Triple junction solar cell Passive convection cooling with aluminum heat-sink 30 mm2 -0.5.8° 64.51 A 15.12% per °C 367 WpDC (1) 20 10 WpDC (1) 32% 1.0 m 7.165 m 2.4 A 8.44 kg per m2 1 410 VDC 7.1 ft / 2. AM 1. 4 m/s wind speed (2) Based on a DNI of 6.67 kWpDC 10 7.0 A Module level power maximization 0.Max 90 mph (145 km/h) (ASCE 07-05/IBC/UBC/CBC) Seismic Zone 4 (UBC/CBC) UL 8703 / IEC 62108 (1) Concentrator Reporting Conditions (+/-10%) .9 kWh/m2/day (comparable with the DNI value for the Palm Springs area which is provided by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) .8 ft / 2.165 m x 10. 20ºC Ambient Temperature.0 A 3.4 V 7.

2 11.31 Frame-set Dimensions: Dimensions in meters [inches] 12.500 98.35 256 10.8 14.72 1366 193.08 419.4 60° Highly Concentrated Photovoltaic (HCPV) systems that use concentration to substantially reduce the cost of solar energy.62 HEAT SINK 114 4.0 0.5 1.015 79. making EI the first choice for alternative energy.660 65.849 505.78 POWER CONNECTORS 1151 45.3 10.250 442.764 148.50 M8 MOUNTING STUDS 987 38.Physical Specifications HCPV Module Dimensions: Dimensions and mounting locations in millimeters [inches] 1181 46.5 16.000 393.5 7.787 31.49 53. EI's mission has been to leverage the benefits of concentrated solar to achieve economic parity with fossil fuel generated power alternatives.86 1101 43.3 2.52 33. .9 1.32 373. Since 2001.9 2.566 22.7 3.3 0.