A New Upgraded Residential Storage Solution by GoodWe

Cape Town, South Africa, October 19, 2022 - IBC SOLAR, a leading full-service provider of SOLAR energy solutions, introduces the new and powerful single-phase, low-voltage hybrid inverter by GoodWe. The ES G2 inverter, ranging from 3 to 6 kW, will be introduced in the IBC SOLAR portfolio in 2023. The company have a continuing collaboration with GoodWe, one of the world-leading PV inverter and energy storage manufacturers, since 2021.

With constantly changing market demand and increased innovation of component technology, the enhanced ES G2 series intends to bring more returns and benefits to customers. Therefore this series is the best choice for homeowners seeking to benefit from affordable energy prices, a high degree of energy autonomy as well as an uninterrupted power supply. Ranging from 3 to 6 kW, the inverter is a single-phase hybrid inverter with the purpose of increasing the self-consumption of generated solar energy.

Considering the changing demands of households in South Africa, the new ES G2 inverter provides enhanced features specifically for the residential customer segment. These features include system flexibility, peak shaving, optimized energy backup amongst others, and parallel operation for increased capacity up to 30 kW. ES G2 ensures improved reliability and system redundancy along with being able to start/stop a connected diesel generator. Important to note is, the unit can automatically achieve UPS-level switching to the backup mode in not more than 10ms.

Furthermore, the ES G2 can ensure a reliable power supply in regions or areas exposed to loadshedding or unreliable power supply due to the fact that the series is compatible with a broad variety of low-voltage batteries. More benefits of the new series include:

  • integrated plug-and-play solution
  • compact design and minimal weight
  • quicker and easier PV installations
  • enhanced operational safety with remote shutdown
  • type II SPD on DC side, integrated DC switch, IP65 protection
  • optional arc fault circuit interruption (AFCI) on DC side to provide all-round protection

"Across all regions, there is a strong demand for energy autonomy and affordable, clean power. We are continuously developing our portfolio to fulfill these needs," stated by Rong Shen, Vice President of GoodWe. "ES G2 inverters are designed for families to get the most of their PV investment and to enjoy the benefits of generating green power from the sun."

By including the upgraded ES G2 inverter, IBC SOLAR expands the product offering for low-voltage PV applications. "With the new range of GoodWe hybrid inverters, the company is looking at a more cost-effective solution that is easier to install and offers flexibility for homeowners seeking back up power solutions” Alexander Joist, Business Development Manager, stated. "The all-in-one ES G2 inverter, with its energy management, is the heart of each system and will help to overcome the challenges of loadshedding in SA." For more information visit the  GoodWe website.