Schneider Electric (SE), the global specialist in energy management, announced that one of its key products, the Xantrex XW hybrid inverter, is utilized by the city of Mandaluyong for its Boni Tunnel Solar Lighting System project. The Xantrex inverter will provide both back-up and full-time power to the 280-meter Boni-Mandaluyong City Tunnel, the country’s first solar-powered tunnel. The tunnel’s lighting system can help save the Mandaluyong City government around P240,000 on their annual electricity expenses.
According to Engr. Silver Navarro, a Solar Energy Generation Specialist and a consultant to the Asian Development Bank for the project, “We selected Schneider Electric’s Xantrex XW inverter because it has the features needed for the application that is not available in any other inverters of its class.” Read the rest of this entry »