February 2, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] Oregon-based PV Powered introduced the Star Inverter PVP1100, what the company calls the only American owned and made utility interactive photovoltaic inverter to be UL listed. Delivering industry leading efficiency, reliability, and ease of use, the state-of-the-art StarInverter PVP1100 has the longest projected user life among grid-tie inverters available today, based on the MIL 217 Standard, according to the company. The PVP1100 meets UL 1741, IEEE 1547, IEEE 929, IEEE 519 standards and carries a 10-year warranty. StarInverter PVP1100 has the lowest parts count of any UL listed inverter on the market, no thermal fold back and no fan is required. The StarInverter PVP1100 operates from 1200W down to 60W, and allows for expandable array inputs from 550W to 1320W DC in. The PVP1100 has a broad operating range of 90 volts to 180 volts and one of the highest efficiency ratings in the industry, according to the company.