NEP and ET Launch New Generation AC Modules in Japan


Northern Electric and Power (NEP), in cooperation with ETSolar Group (ET Solar), a leading renewable energy equipment provider, announcesthat it has launched new generation AC Modules at PV Japan 2015.

ET Solar has developed new generation AC Modules that arefully integrated with the NEP's BDM-300 micro inverters. With only 25mm inthickness, this micro inverter is currently considered to be the thinnestproduct in its class around the world.

ET Solar's AC Module system offers up to 25% more poweryield than conventional PV systems utilizing string or central inverters,minimizing system shading loss due to trees and other obstructions on or nearresidential and commercial roofs, while reducing up to 50% of the PV systemdesign and installation cost.

"Japan added around 10GW of new PV capacity in2014, making it the second largest PV market in the world, and we are fullyconfident of the market prospects and are devoted to providing superior solarproducts and service in Japan," Patrick Guo, Vice President of ET Solar, commented."With NEP's cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading solarinverters, our new generation AC modules will play a very meaningful role inthe Japanese PV market."

Dr. Jing Wang, CEO of NEP, said: "We are veryexcited to work with ET Solar. ET Solar is a global leading solar modulemanufacturer. Particularly, ET Solar is a pioneer and the largest ACmodule supplier of the past several years globally. ET Solar has gained alot of precious experience on AC modules and has a lot of AC modulecustomers. By working together, I believe that we can offer our customers in Japan top quality and the most secureproducts."

Mr. Nakamura, CEO of NEP Japan, said: "Japan's residential market is huge and stillgrowing. Micro inverters do not have uninterrupted high DC voltage, whileother inverters have uninterrupted high DC voltage on roofs all the time.Safety is always our first concern. NEP's micro inverter has been certified andcan be sold throughout Japan. Together with ET Solar we can serve ourcustomers better."

About ET Solar Group

ET Solar Group is a leading renewable energy equipmentprovider. With local sales and marketing subsidiaries and offices in Asia, Europe, Oceania, North and South America, ET Solar has provided solar modulesand turnkey solutions services to its customers in over 90 countries. Tolearn more about ET Solar Group, please visit

About NEP

Northern Electric and Power has a research and developmentcenter in California, USA. It also has companies in Japan and China. NEP has sold over a hundred MWinverters in the Japanese market, including both micro inverters and centralinverters. NEP-Japan's headquarter is located in Fukuoka, with branch offices in Tokyo and Osaka. To learn more about NEP, please visit: