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CEC & Photovoltaics...Leading the Way
Bend, Oregon - October 28, 2005

PV Powered is pleased to recognize the successes of the California Energy Commission with their recent efforts in creating inverter test protocol as contained in the most recent Renewable Energy Guidebook. Specifically, coming up with a detailed test plan that prescribed determination of continuous power output, weighted efficiency calculations, tare losses, etc. has been very beneficial in bringing consistencies to inverter performance specifications. "These new standards have helped clarify evaluation of inverter performance and bring consistency to the California solar marketplace" said Bill Taylor, President of PV Powered. "I would like to also thank Bill Brooks of Brooks Engineering and the other inverter manufacturers for their input and cooperation with the CEC in arriving at the new protocol. We look forward to working cooperatively in continuing to grow the California solar marketplace". A list of eligible solar equipment is available for review at the following web site: http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/erprebate/equipment.html

About PV Powered

Founded in 2003 and based in Bend, Oregon, the privately funded company designs, manufactures and markets the solar industry's most efficient photovoltaic solar inverter solutions. With thousands of its products in use nationwide, PV Powered brings together one of the most experienced design teams in solar power electronics.

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