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Meet Ideal Power’s new power conversion system: Stabiliti

Ideal PowerIdeal Power Inc. always has something innovative up its sleeve. We’ve dove into some of its cool concepts before (like this one). The latest from the power conversion company is the Stabiliti Series — a versatile, grid resilient 30-kW advanced power conversion system (PCS).

The Stabiliti Series will replace Ideal Power’s legacy 30B3 and IBC-30 product lines and is available in two versions; a two-port AC-DC bi-directional PCS and a multi-port AC-DC-DC bi-directional PCS.

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Stabiliti is the next generation of Ideal Power’s patented Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA) technology and incorporates numerous new features and benefits for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers. Ideal Power is currently taking orders for delivery beginning in February 2017.

Key features of the Stabiliti include built-in galvanic isolation, bi-directional power flows on both DC and AC ports with seamless transfer available between its grid-tied and grid-forming modes, and the ability to be paralleled in microgrid mode, enabling larger installations of multiple units for backup power applications.

Stabiliti is software-configurable with power grids around the world in one hardware platform, can integrate multiple sources of generation and storage simultaneously, facilitates EV fast charging with buffer batteries, and enables peak shaving and demand management applications – all in one box.

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