From 185 MW in 2011 to 500+MW in 2013, Bonfiglioli Regenerative & Photovoltaic Business Unit in India has exhibited tremendous growth in the Indian Solar PV market. With 24% market share and increasing, Bonfiglioli Inverters are customized to the Indian conditions and being the most preferred choice for the customer.
Mr. Mallikarjun B., Head of Sales, PV Business – India says, “We are confident of improving our market share from 24% as on today to 33% by 2014 with un-matched products and services as we could see lot of repeat orders from our partners in India and also localisation of our products”.
Since its first significant installations in Germany 11 years ago, Bonfiglioli has invested heavily in the development of new products, services and solutions for photovoltaic energy conversion. CEO and President Sonia Bonfiglioli confirms that “efforts in this direction have clearly been appreciated by major investors, who have obtained a more rapid return on investment thanks to their use of high-yield Bonfiglioli inverters”.
With global installations of more than 1.6 GW, Bonfiglioli is definitely amongst the leaders in the Inverter Technology for solar PV energy.
Bonfiglioli inverters, based on German technology developed by the centre of excellence Bonfiglioli Vectron, have been installed in large photovoltaic parks all over the world. Bonfiglioli RPS TL Inverter series ensure maximum maturity and proven track record of the modular technology.
These Inverters are modular in construction with independent MPPT tracker that helps in more yields due to less mismatch losses. It also reduces the risk of outage due to any fault with Inverter. The other significant feature includes Fault ride through / LVRT power management that is available as standard in our products. Most of our installations in India have achieved an uptime of more than 99.7%.
Bonfiglioli products are already operational across the Indian Geography. The largest being in Gujarat & Madhya Pradesh with 180+MW and 133+MW respectively. This is closely followed by Rajasthan with 50+MW under operations. The other states include – Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andra Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
The Service arm of Bonfiglioli ensures that your Inverters are up and running. With dedicated service teams that operate across key markets in India, they help the customers in both pre & post sales assistance. Our personalised pre-sales assistance helps customers to optimise the dimensions of photovoltaic field, meeting specific needs and maximising output, efficiency and reliability. While the post-sales helps to not just maintain but also to put installation into service quickly and efficiently so that you can enjoy an immediate return on investment. With this level of pro-activeness, Bonfiglioli has already signed extended warranties for duration of 20 years and uptime contracts (98%) with lot many customers in India.
Another factor behind Bonfiglioli’s success, in addition to the points listed above, has been an ability to supply products that offer excellent performance in terms of yield and reliability.
As Mr Giancarlo Chiapparoli, RePvS Business Development Manager India says: “We are proud to say that all our inverters are exceeding our Indian customer expectations both in terms of performance and reliability (more than 99.7% availability), Bonfiglioli confirms its historical attitude to be a reliable partner for complex projects”.
In-depth understanding of markets and market dynamics, 17 commercial subsidiaries, 4 photovoltaic production centers on 3 continents and a wide range of high-tech power conversion systems, make Bonfiglioli a long-standing and riskless industry player for photovoltaic field developments anywhere in the world.
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News published on 27 / 06 / 2013 by Bharat Vasandani