TechConnect Innovation Program

Solar Grid-tie inverter

Center for Nanoelectronics and devices, the American University in Cairo/Zewail city for Science and Technology, , Egypt

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Conversion of solar energy from DC current to the appropriate parametrizable AC current to operate house and building loads then inject the extra power to the grid with correct phase

Primary Application Area: Energy Management & Distribution

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: It reduces the cost of the grid-tie units by a factor of 5, High efficiency, cuztomizable, smart and legacy grid compatible, compact

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 817

Website: www.zewailcity.edu.eg/research-institutes/ini/cnd/

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: University, Other

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners