SOFARSOLARPV grid-tied Inverter was the first to obtain the new version of AS/NZS4777.2 certification and was successfully listed by Australian CEC on July 20, 2021, which marks that SOFARSOLARPV grid-tied Inverter completely conforms to the new Australian standard and is the first to be introduced to the Australian market, providing Australian users with a richer product selection range.
Standards Australia is the only standard-setting agency designated by the Australian Federal Government. Only the photovoltaic modules and inverters that meet Australian standards (AS/NZS 4777 and AS/NZS 5033) can be used for photovoltaic system design and installation, and the only approved product list is updated by the Clean Energy Council. The new version of AS/NZS 4777.2 was released on December 18, 2020, starting a 12-month transition period. All listings under the old version will expire on December 18, 2021. After that, inverters tested to the 2015 version will no longer be eligible for listing.
This time, the PV grid-tied Inverter that obtained the new Australian standard certification is SOFAR 3-6KTLM-G2, with a power range of 3-6kW. It is mainly developed and designed for household power stations, has a stylish and lightweight body, an efficiency up to 98.2% as well as functions like built-in sound & light alarm, anti-countercurrent, I-V curve intelligent scanning, IP65 protection level, etc. Besides, it is equipped with rich monitoring modes supporting RS485, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, GPRS, etc. so that users can realize remote monitoring flexibly and conveniently. At present, this series of models has been widely used in more than 80 countries and has been highly recognized by customers. This time, it is the first to obtain the new Australian standard certification, which gives local users richer choices of inverters.
Australia is an important market of SOFARSOLAR. Since entering the Australian market in 2015, our cumulative sales have been increasing year by year, constantly setting new market records, and now we have occupied a significant share of the Australian market. At present, SOFARSOLAR has storage centers in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, etc. and Australian Marketing Service Center in Sydney. Through localized sales services, warehousing and distribution, we provide Australian users with more convenient and complete service.
Zhong Qizheng, Co-founder and Vice President of SOFARSOLAR, said that Australia is rich in light resources and has unique resource advantages. The maturity of technology and the reduction of installation costs, it has driven the development of the entire market. Solar power generation has become Australia’s second-largest power generation method after coal power generation. According to statistics, about 30% of Australian households have installed photovoltaic systems on their roofs. In Queensland, this proportion is as high as 42%. Today, the Australian photovoltaic market has entered the best era, and SOFARSOLAR will continue to introduce reliable, stable and intelligent photovoltaic storage products to the Australian market, hoping that more users can enjoy the green life brought about by clean energy.