FORT COLLINS, Colo., November 8, 2011—Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS), today announced the launch of its next generation string inverters with the PV Powered (PVP) HE String inverter line, an all-new line of high-performance string inverters ideally suited for North American residential and small-commercial rooftop installations. The new PVP HE String line is the industry's first inverter to offer standard ZigBee wireless monitoring. The innovative inverter also offers high-efficiency and multiple ease-of-installation features in a high reliability design from Advanced Energy (AE), a company that has set the standard in inverter reliability.

"With this new line of string inverters, Advanced Energy continues to offer high performance products with innovative features, specifically tailored to our customers' current and future needs," said Steve Levy, vice president of sales and marketing for AE Solar Energy. "The new PVP HE String inverter architecture, including wireless monitoring, is yet another testament to our commitment to provide complete solutions to all segments of the market."