In continued collaboration with renewable energy developer EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, SMA will supply Medium-Voltage Power Platforms for a 110 MW AC solar plant in Kern County, Calif. The project, which will be EDF Renewable Energy's largest utility-scale solar project in the U.S. to date, is scheduled for Phase I commissioning in December 2012. SMA was selected for the project because of its expertise in utility-scale PV plants.

"We value the opportunity to work with a world-class integrator like EDF Renewable Energy on the Catalina project," said Henry Dziuba, president and general manager of SMA America and president of SMA Canada. "As the leading utility-scale inverter supplier in North America, SMA knows there is no substitute for experience when it comes to developing PV projects that rank among the world's largest."