Interview: How to convert a warehouse roof into a cost-saving 1 MW solar power plant

Bringing 1500 V technology and silicon carbide inverters to Saudi Arabia

Dammam is located at the East coast of Saudi Arabia and the largest industrial city in the Kingdom. It’s only fitting that it is now home to a "lighthouse" PV project. It demonstrates the benefits of state-of-the-art solar technology for businesses: The solar roof is the first in Saudi Arabia to use 1500 V components and novel silicon carbide inverters by KACO new energy.

Solar roof in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

1 MW solar roof on a warehouse in Dammam. It is the first PV installation in Saudi Arabia that uses 1500 V components and silicon carbide inverters.

Andrew Edwards of GSP, lead engineer of the project for Samera Alkhaleej, and Andy Walsh, Regional Sales Manager at KACO new energy, shed some light on the Why and How of the installation and how to overcome the challenges of a hot and dusty environment with latest technology.

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