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Jan 23 2014

The Football World Cup 2014 powered by Ingeteam


The 2014 Football World Cup will take place in Brazil – with the support of solar power. The organizers have selected inverters from the Spanish manufacturer Ingeteam for the PV systems installed at the main World Cup stadiums.

The Confederations Cup in 2013 marked the launch of these PV systems, with three of the six stadiums hosting this tournament already equipped with INGECON® SUN inverters.

The Maracaná stadium in Rio de Janeiro, with a capacity for 88,639 spectators, is the largest in South America and one of the largest in the world. There are 20 INGECON SUN 18TL inverters installed at this ground, to give a total rated power output of 360 kW.

The Arena Pernambuco, with 46,154 seats and located in Recife, has an installed power output of 1 MW, with 5 INGECON SUN 10 and one INGECON SUN 840TL M360 Indoor inverter from the PowerMax family. The third  is the Mineirao stadium, with a capacity for 62,547 persons and located in the state of Belo Horizonte, has a grid-connected 1.5 MW system equipped with 88 INGECON SUN 15TL inverters.

Ingeteam are a leading company in the PV sector worldwide. The electronics and software have been specially developed for the INGECON® inverters, resulting in a high-quality end product, adaptable to the specific characteristics of each plant. They have already supplied more than 31 GW to the renewable energy market worldwide and are committed to investing in technology and innovation as the drivers of future growth.

Ingeteam  products are exclusively available in Australia from Si Clean Energy. For further information on any products then please contact the team at Si Clean Energy




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