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Renewables

Live applications for renewables that tie into the Experience Center’s microgrid showcasing innovative energy management solutions.

Reliable products for alternative solutions

Visitors to the Eaton Experience Center in Pittsburgh can experience full scale demonstrations of solar and energy storage applications. The applications highlight monitoring and control optimization solutions and tie into the facility’s microgrid application, displaying a wide range of solutions from energy management, including:

  • Energy storage
  • Solar power
  • Monitoring
  • Battery systems
  • Energy optimization

Featured application: solar demonstration

The Experience Center offers three fully integrated solar demonstration systems for testing and training. The solar parking canopy features 24kW parking structure covering 12 parking spaces, 96-240W solar panels, and integrated level 2 and DC quick charging electric vehicle charging. The rooftop systems display features 30 degree adjustable tilt and 12 degree fixed tilt ballasted systems for testing and training with 10kW tied into a residential demo system and 250kW grid-tie system. The final component features multiple inverter sizes for residential/light commercial tied to the canopy and the Power Xpert 250kW grid-tie inverter tied to the rooftop and option canopy panels.

Market training courses

More than 80% of the visitors to the Experience Center come for customized electrical training. With the full scale equipment starting at the utility substation all the way to the receptacles in your home, we can deliver almost any type of training related to electrical system reliability, electrical safety, energy management or microgrids.