CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER | SOLIS INVERTER PVT. LTD.
Q. You have been in the Indian market from last two years. How did you conceive the idea of Solis Inverters?
Ginlong started full-fledged operation in India since May 2017, as we know the Indian government has announced to achieve ambitious target of 100Gw by 2022, on the same foot print Ginlong has brought best inverter technology (4G series) to cater customer demands and requirement for rooftop and utility scales solar plants.
Q. What role do you think Solis Inverters can play in emerging trend of EV (Electric Vehicles) in India?
EV (electric vehicles) is the emerging day by day, and also government of India is supporting and promoting and encouraging to use EV vehicles, which will be Alternate/substitute mode of transportation without adding any Co2 to human environment, also rolling out the bothering of fuel price hikes, not effecting your pocket for daily utilizations, as we know EV vehicles are equipped with battery storages, the solar plant placed on house rooftop or the solar power tree places as charging station can equipped with hybrid inverter can do the things with less expenses, as Ginlong has come up with Hybrid inverter technologies to deliver the power for charging EV batteries and also at the same time can to charge the battery to store the solar power to support the night time consumptions.
Q. How do you envision the future for solar in India and what role do you expect Solis Inverters solar to play in shaping the future of the industry?
As we know the government of India has announce 100Gw of solar energy will be produce by 2022, on the same line ever year on year rooftop + utility are adding 10 to 12 GW solar power in Indian market, we will be see even more no’s adding every year. Ginlong technologies is always focus on continues development on the product to meet the local demand and requirement, recently we introduce (4G series) in Indian market which has brought get success for solis in Indian market.
Q. What is the unique value proposition of Solis Inverters and what are your key competitive differentiators?
With new 4G series inverter, R&D has focused on the real field challenges, such are supporting to bad grid network, easy of installation, light weight for easy handling. Some of the key feature of 4G series are as followed.
Low start up voltage
Wide Mppt operating window
Low THDi <1.5%
High switching frequency
Integrated export power management (EPM)
Optional AFCI (Arc fault circuit interrupter) complied as per NEC guideline
Future ready with DRM function
Q. What do you want the company to accomplish in the next couple of years and how would you define success for Solis Inverter?
Since 2017 Ginlong has started the operations in India and we understand Indian customer requirement and considering that we have taken all necessary step to meet the customer requirements , in terms of quick service support, local service stock points, so Ginlong has spread their service network across the country having HQ in Mumbai with telephonic service support setup, and local service person stationed in Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, to reach out to customer site with less time span to address customer problems. We target to ship more then 1Gw of inverter supplies by end of 2020.
Q. Quality, Costs and Performance are key concerns for Indian consumers and EPC companies. How would you like to address these issues for your offerings in India?
Any solar project should be perceived for its long term sustainability. Divergence from the quality and performance shall impact huge revenue loss. Hence the developers and EPCs should concentrate more on reliability and industry standards for their endorsements. Putting yourself in customer's place shall be the best way to move forward.