IPMs take a walk in the sun

Youngwood, Penna. – The newest series of intelligent power modules (IPMs) from Powerex, the PV-IPM, is targeted specifically for emerging photovoltaic (PV) inverter applications. These controller modules, available in three different circuit topologies for 50- or 75-ampere/600-volt service (total 12 models, choice of pin or screw terminals), include a single-phase inverter circuit; single-phase inverter with one boost chopper; and a single-phase inverter with two boost choppers.