Solar Power Accessories
Sundriven stock a wide variety of solar power accessories to compliment our product range. Many unique and wonderful items are required to put together a functional solar power system.
Monitoring equipment is an essential product in larger solar power systems. Photovoltaic systems need to be monitored to detect breakdown and optimize their operation. Several photovoltaic monitoring strategies depending on the output of the installation and its nature. Monitoring can be performed on site or remotely. It can measure production only, retrieve all the data from the inverter or retrieve all of the data from the communicating equipment (probes, meters, etc.). Energy metering of an inverter may be of limited accuracy and not suitable for revenue metering purposes. A third-party data acquisition system can monitor multiple inverters, using the inverter manufacturer’s protocols, and also acquire weather-related information. Data collected from a monitoring system can be displayed remotely over the World Wide Web. Some companies offer analysis software to analyze system performance. Small residential systems may have minimal data analysis requirements other than perhaps total energy production; larger grid-connected power plants can benefit from more detailed investigations of performance.
Solar DC Isolators
Solar DC Isolators are a requirement of new Australian standards and essential solar power accessories to ensure safe isolation of your solar power system. Solar DC Isolators are switch gears for interupting the DC/AC-Inverter from the solar-panels. Photovoltaic installations have to be equipped with DC isolators according to IEC 60364-7-712/ IEC 60947. Switch disconnectors ensures a reliable switching up to 32A with 1000V in the category DC21B. The construction of the contacts and the material selection guarantee that no oxidation (small switching frequency) develops, and is thus prevented inadmissible heating-up. The switching speed at the manually operated handle does not have an effect on the switching attitude of the contacts.
More solar power accessories will be added soon…