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Box Conext TL?
> 15kW >and
Optimized
20kW Grid
Power
Tie Conversion
Inverters System
for commercial buildings and
decentralized PV plants

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Easy
Easytotoinstall
Install
Compact and light:
o <20 t, width <2.5m, height <3m, length <6.8m
Provides more agility for your project execution
Ease in transportation:
o Use of standard trucks
o No special convoy to be set
o Size suitable to all road and bridge clearance standards
Ease of installation:
o Use of crane with reduced load capability
o No need for building special access for heavy vehicles at the
construction site
Ease in commissioning:
o Solution delivered pre-assembled, configured and tested to reduce
on-site labor and project duration
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Flexible
PV Box is a smart combination of Schneider Electric
products
o MV Transformers and MV Switchgears allow a flexible
adaptation to any grid voltage and code up to 36kV
o Configurable inverters can provide specific grid
interactive functions
o Power meters can be added and monitored on
customer demand
Adaptable and customized enclosure to be compliant
with customer local building codes

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Easy to Service
Fully monitored solution:
o All PV Box components are interfaced with Conext
Control monitoring to provide real time assessment of
the PV Box performances
o Failures or ageing notified to the maintenance team
Convenient enclosure for maintenance:
o All equipment can be replaced through roof or doors
o Separate MV and LV rooms for safe maintenance
Local Schneider Electric service and maintenance
available in 100+ countries:
o Local Experts
o Worldwide availability of the spare parts

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Designed for Reliability


PV Box is a combination of Schneider Electric products
Schneider Electric products are designed for operating over
20 years in harsh environmental conditions
Simulated and tested system design:
o Maximization of the energy generation
o Mastering the thermal dissipation
o Minimizing of the overall risk of downtime
o Mechanical robustness for transportation and seismic
withstand
Types of Reliability Testing we Perform:

Safe for environment:


o Oil retention tank for transformer

1. THB: Temperature humidity bias


2. Salt-Fog testing
3. HALT: Highly accelerated life test
4. MEOST: Multiple Environmental over
stress testing
5. Custom reliability testing

Extreme Weather
Conditions

Vibration

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Input / Output
Usage Profiles

Combined
Stresses

Higher Return on Investment


Reduced CAPEX
o Reduced need for skilled labor on-site
o Reduction of the construction lead times through factory integrated solution
o Reduced transportation costs
o Reduced site labor and preparation costs
Reduced OPEX
o Enhanced uptime thanks to qualified & reliable designs
o Minimization of site intervention costs due to remote diagnostic and repairs
o Designed for serviceability and trained local technical experts on the entire
solution help reduce downtime

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PVBOX Main Components


MV Switchgear

Inverters

Ring Main Unit


RM6 or Flusarc

XC range

Transformer
PV BOX

Monitoring cabinet
Solar BU standard range

LV auxiliary supply

Schneider Electric
manufacturing

DC Box Recombiner
DC Fuse protection

With LV/LV transformer & UPS


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PVBOX Design - Layout

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PVBOX Range

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PVBOX Option - Hot & Dusty

Air exhaust

Extra fans for strong


environnement
Sandwitch panel to
have small sun
absorption coefficient

Modular Air Inlet with


several steps of
filtration
(Acc. site conditions)

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Summary
PV Box has the Best Total Ownership Value

Low Cost of Installation


Low Cost of Maintenance
High Energy Harvest
Protection of the Value of your Asset

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Questions? / Contact:
Jean-Marc Rollet
Product Manager

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