Ballard Announces Five Ecostar Converter Partnerships

July 08, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Ballard Power Systems Inc. (Vancouver, BC) announced five partnerships to enhance sales channels for its Ecostar™ power converter product for photovoltaic (PV) applications. Ballard currently offers a 75 kW product for sale. A 30 kW product is available for field trials. Ballard’s new partners join Energy Outfitters, Ballard’s first North American distributor, and now include Solar Depot, Akeena Solar, DC Power Systems and MBL and Sons.

"We are very pleased to be working with these fine companies to increase our sales growth in North America," said Ballard Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ross Witschonke. "We are confident that, with the support of our partners, Ballard’s Ecostar power converter products will become the new industry standard."