SENEC Wins Innovation Award

SENEC's Hybrid energy storage solution recognised with innovation award

Electrical Comms Data Online

2020 ended well for energy and storage solution manufacturer SENEC, with the company’s SENEC.Home V3 Hybrid solar battery storage system taking out the New Product Innovation Award in The Australian Brand Awards 2020.

The German manufacturer says Australia has become a key market since it established a local presence three years ago and that the award cements its position. With more than 40,000 SENEC battery systems installed worldwide, the company was also awarded a prestigious 2020 German Excellence Award.

Patrick Duignan, General Manager of SENEC Australia, said one of the innovative features of the SENEC.Home V3 Hybrid is the combination of a PV and battery inverter in a single, easy-to-install system.

“The development of this new hybrid inverter is testament to the continuous improvement process leading to the latest transformerless inverter design that delivers high efficiency.

“The DC power from the PV panels is converted to DC power directly by using a highly efficient bidirectional DC/DC converter. By using a transformerless inverter to convert the energy from PV or battery to AC power to compensate the house load, we have significantly increased efficiency, thereby eliminating typical transformer losses such as copper and eddy current.

“It is these innovations that no doubt contributed to SENEC winning the ABA New Product Innovation Award,” Duignan said.