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OutBack Power Technology Products Now listed in HECO’s Qualified Equipment List for Grid Support and Utility Interactive Inverters


Arlington, Wash. – December 4, 2017 – OutBack Power Technologies, Inc., a leader in battery based renewable energy products and systems, announced a significant milestone for its UL 1741 SA listed inverters with the recent inclusion of eight inverter/chargers on the November 24, 2017 update to the HECO Qualified Equipment List for Grid Support Utility Interactive Inverters and Controllers and Equipment for Customer Self-Supply Systems.


OutBack Power attained UL 1741 SA listing for several of its grid-interactive battery inverters by undergoing rigorous testing over the summer. UL 1741 SA is the testing standard used to certify compliance with HECO Rule 14H governing utility interconnection in the state of Hawaii. Their addition to HECO’s list of qualified inverters officially enables installers to deploy these inverters in HECO’s service territory.


Inter-Island Solar Supply has built an excellent relationship with OutBack over the last 17 years and their products represent an important part of our business,” said Brian Gold, president of Inter Island Solar Supply. “Having their inverters included on the Qualified Equipment List says a lot about their commitment to the market and willingness to support their customers as regulations continue to change.


Brandon Provalenko, vice president of commercial operations at OutBack Power added, “We are pleased to be recognized on HECO’s Qualified Equipment List for Grid Support. The process of meeting all listing requirements were rigorous, but we are dedicated to serving the Hawaiian market for both off-grid and solar plus energy storage applications.


OutBack products appearing on the HECO list include:

  • FXR2524A (FW 001.006.063 or greater)
  • FXR3048A (FW 001.006.063 or greater)
  • Radian GS4048A (FW 001.006.063 or greater)
  • Radian GS4048A (FW 001.006.063 or greater) w/ Sonnen ECO
  • Radian GS8048A (FW 001.006.063 or greater)
  • Radian GS8048A (FW 001.006.063 or greater) w/ Sonnen ECO
  • VFXR3524A (FW 001.006.063 or greater)
  • VFXR3648A (FW 001.006.063 or greater)




About OutBack Power Technologies

For over 17 years, OutBack Power has been the recognized leader in the design and manufacture of battery-based renewable energy systems. With the regulatory and incentive landscape changing almost daily, consumers are rapidly moving away from simple grid-tied systems and towards intelligent, battery-based designs that blend energy independence with smart home technology that is good for the pocket book and the environment.

As a member of The Alpha Group, OutBack Power is backed by the resources and expertise of The Alpha Group’s 40 year history as an innovator in power conversion for critical applications in the communications, commercial and industrial markets. Whether the application is village micro-grids in Africa, rural electrification projects in Latin America, remote off-grid cabins in Alaska, or a suburban home in Southern California, OutBack Power Technologies has set the bar for delivering advanced renewable energy power conversion electronics and energy storage.

OutBack products and systems are sold through a network of distributors serving advanced solar installers around the globe. Famous for its legendary power electronics, OutBack is also a leader in the rapidly growing field of energy storage for PV systems. For more information, please visit

The Alpha Group represents an alliance of independent companies united by a common goal: the development and manufacture of Total Power Solutions.



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