Sungrow

Sungrow Power was founded in 1997 by Cao Renxian and is one of the leading manufacturers in the global solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter market. The company manufactures solar power supply equipment for residential, commercial and utility-scale PV projects all around the globe. Sungrow PV inverters come in a range from 2.5 kW to 6.8 MW and offer an efficiency of over 99%.

   Their objective is always to provide clean power for all, today, tomorrow and beyond. Sungrow has been engaged in clean power generation since 1997. The inverter is the central element of every PV installation. Inverters by Sungrow offer excellent performance and many applications. Their product solutions and services produce clean and green energy in more than 60 countries. It seamlessly integrate into existing grids in accordance with all standards of certification.

The company has 9 offices around the world. Their service sites cover more than half the world. Hundreds of experienced full-time service engineers are on-call 24/7.

 Sungrow entered the Australian solar inverter market in 2012 and its Australian operations are based in North Sydney, New South Wales. They captured 15% of the Australian residential solar market. Reviews of Sungrow inverters by Australians have generally been favourable. Sungrow has the largest local presence of all inverter manufacturers. It is a great advantage for the Australian installers as they have a local network of service and repairs depots around Australia.

Sungrow specializes in R&D, production, sales, and service of new energy power supply devices for solar energy, wind energy, energy storage, new energy automotive drive systems, floating and land-based PV power plants.

All Sungrow products are certified to international standards with the company having won several awards, including an “A” grade rating in the prestigious Photon Lab tests. Sungrow gives limited Standard and Extended Warranties against defects set out in Terms and Conditions. These Warranties are applicable only for Australia for the stated inverters and system accessories in respect of such inverters that were originally sold in Australia.

Advantages of Residential Sungrow Inverters:

Advantages of Commercial Sungrow inverters:

Advantages of utility scale inverters:

 The success of Sungrow has a track record of being in the industry for past 22 years. Globally, 30% of company staff are R&D engineers. They ensure company’s place at the cutting edge of technology and as a top of global inverter maker so that they can move towards their goal of powering more communities with clean energy in the future.

Key projects in Australia:

Sungrow is the only manufacturer in the world that offers both utility scale string and central inverters, which is a distinct advantage. Their inverters include Wifi monitoring as standard on all models and use the new modern cloud based monitoring portal iSolarCloud which is a huge improvement. The free smart phone App is also very simple and works well.  It manufactured one of the best value hybrid solar inverters on the market – the SHK5-20 inverter. It received good feedback and great value for money. It comes with an optional back-up device for powering basic essential loads during a blackout. The next generation SH5K-30 hybrid inverter with integrated backup function is released in May 2020.

  Sungrow is a very large player internationally and has a good reputation for service and quality compared to most other Chinese manufacturers. The very good support from the Sydney based office in Australia has further helped improve their reputation.

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