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Zigor supplies the largest roof-top solar plant built in the United Kingdom


Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), May 2011. ZIGOR CORPORACIÓN has just finished the commissioning of the, up to date, largest roof-top solar plant built in the United Kingdom. The installation consists of an array of nominal power of 400kW built over the roof of a logistic centre at Ipswich (England), 75 miles northeast of London.

The Solar Plant has been developed by VIGOR RENEWABLES and built by GOING SOLAR. ZIGOR CORPORACIÓN supplied the Central Inverters (4 units of Inverter model SUNZET 100 T), the String Boxes (3 units of SUNZET STRING for every Inverter) and the Monitoring Systems SCADA (SWS-1000), which will log all production data and allows a total monitoring of the Solar Plant through only one LAN Ethernet connection point.

The intelligent String Boxes, SUNZET STRING, are equipped with a current measurement system for every string of solar panels. Data is transferred to the SUNZET 100 T Inverters via a RS 485 link. This feature allows the supplied current from every string to be monitored via a Web Server.

The SCADA System (SWS-1000) is connected to all Central Inverters SUNZET 100 T, which let the PV Plant Owner to monitor and check the right operation of every system within the Solar Plant:

  • Supply current of each String Box (SUNZET STRING)
  • Supply current of each string of solar panels from the Solar Field.
  • Working parameters and production data of each Central Inverter.