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Bosch presents innovative photovoltaic and storage solutions

  • Performance-optimized modules from Bosch Solar Energy
  • Intelligent storage solution from Bosch Power Tec
  • Photovoltaic and solar heat hybrid module from aleo solar

Lyon – Bosch will be presenting innovative photovoltaic and storage system solutions from Bosch Solar Energy, Bosch Power Tec and aleo solar at the Renewable Energy Exhibition EnR 2013 in Lyon, France (February 19-22). The EnR trade fair is an important international industry meeting place for renewable energies and innovative environmental technology.

Bosch Solar Energy is presenting two new performance-optimized series of modules with innovations which propel average module output to the following values:

  • 260Wp for the silver c-Si M60 modules
  • 255Wp for the black c-Si M60S modules

The use of a new, highly transparent encapsulation film and the new antireflex coating for the front glass ensures higher output. This provides much more exposure to light, enabling peak outputs of up to 270 watts. Initial prototypes with a new cell generation already boasted peak outputs of roughly 300 watts. In addition, innovative cell connectors with a large cross-section reduce series resistance in the new modules and simultaneously ensure greater light utilization, which also increases output. An extended mounting area which now enables vertical and horizontal module mounting with a bearing capacity of up to 5400 Pa provides added installation flexibility. Reliability tests far beyond the requirements of the IEC 61215 and 61730 standards have demonstrated the great durability and long-term sturdiness of Bosch solar modules.

Intelligent storage solution provides households with temporary freedom from the power grid

Bosch Power Tec is presenting the intelligent, integrated VS 5 Hybrid energy management and storage solution as an perfect addition to private photovoltaic systems. The VS 5 Hybrid stores the solar energy generated over the course of the day and makes it available when the sun is down or only shining weakly. It is based on high-performance lithium-ion batteries with a storage capacity of 8.8 to 13.2 kWh. This Bosch storage solution grants users up to 100% independence from the public power grid during the summertime. Moreover, the intelligent energy management increases the proportion of solar power consumed internally in a four-person household from 30 to up to 75 percent or more – without changing the consumption behavior. Bosch Power Tec is also presenting cutting-edge string inverters.

KIT 9000 solution for new buildings and hybrid module from aleo solar aleo solar is presenting the Solarkit 9000, which is specifically tailored to meet the RT2012 energy requirements for new buildings. The complete building integration system meets the new regulatory requirements and consists of modules, an inverter and frame system for integration into buildings. It can be mounted on any surface of a new building, makes an ideal complement to gas or electric heating and achieves the primary energy coefficiency target at the same time. aleo solar is also presenting its new hybrid module, which combines photovoltaics and solar heating.

You will find all of the above mentioned products from Bosch Solar Energy, Bosch Power Tec and aleo solar at EnR Booth F 50 in Hall 4.

The Bosch Group’s Solar Energy division is a leading supplier of photovoltaic products. From small-scale plants for family homes to finished large-scale photovoltaic projects, Solar Energy offers high-quality solar cells and modules for photovoltaic power generation. The division also develops top-quality turnkey solar power plants. In this area, Solar Energy handles the building of solar power plants, from initial planning to turnkey handover.Together with its subsidiaries, Solar Energy employs about 3,300 associates

For more information please visit www.bosch-solarenergy.com.

Bosch Power Tec GmbH is an 100% subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH and an internationally successful manufacturer of string and central inverters, facility monitoring systems and storage solutions for solar electricity. All its products are developed and made in Germany.

For more information please visit www.bosch-power-tec.com

aleo solar AG produces and distributes premium solar modules and systems for the international photovoltaic market. Since 2009, the Bosch Group has owned a majority of the company (DE000A0JM634), which was originally founded in 2001 and has been listed on the stock exchange since 2006. The premium manufacturer currently has around 900 employees and is represented in the key photovoltaic markets all over the world. The aleo solar group has an annual production capacity of 280 megawatts at its plant in Prenzlau, Germany. The company generated a turnover of € 279.9 million in 2012.

For more information please visit www.aleo-solar.com

About the Bosch group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, active in the fields of automotive technology, energy and building technology, industrial technology, and consumer goods. According to preliminary figures, more than 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.3 billion euros in 2012. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some 4.5 billion euros for research and development in 2012, and applied for over 4,700 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.”

Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com



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