Bentek Announces General Availability of Its NEC 2014 Rapid Shutdown and PowerRack Family of Products

Bentek announces general availability of the Bentek NEC 2014 Rapid Shutdown and commercial three-phase inverter PowerRacks, PowerSkids and PowerShields.

“Bentek is pleased to announce that it has shipped more than 20MW of our three-phase commercial Inverter PowerRacks, PowerSkids and PowerShields over the last 90 days,’ said John H Buckley Executive Sales and Marketing for Bentek. “The product is now being released for general availabilty.  The PowerRack is a flexible innovative racking solution for commercial three-phase decentralized inverters.”

The PowerRack provides PV installers with a cost effective way to install three-phase inverters within 10 feet of the PV array complying with NEC 2014 section 690.12 Rapid Shutdown requirements. The PowerRack provides a common design that fits ABB, Advanced Energy, Chint, Fronius, Schneider, SMA, Solar Edge, SolarMax and Solectria three-phase inverters. The Bentek Inverter PowerRacks can be shipped directly to any commercial job site where three-phase inverters can be integrated and installed on commercial rooftops.  Bentek also integrates commercial three-phase inverters and Bentek AC disconnects in its ISO 9001:2008 factory and ships the Bentek Inverter PowerSkid directly to the commercial job site. Bentek PowerShields are easily mounted on either the PowerRack or PowerSkid, and provide environmental protection and heat deration protection for three-phase inverters.”

For more information about the capabilities on the Bentek Inverter PV PowerRacks and PowerSkids and PowerShields please contact Bentek at 1-866-505-0303 or visit

Bentek at SPI 2014

Bentek to Exhibit New NEC 2014 Rapid Shutdown Solutions at SPI Las Vegas

Bentek will exhibit in Booth #360 at Solar Power International (SPI), scheduled to take place Oct. 20-23, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bentek will introduce several new UL listed solutions that enable string inverter compliance with the NEC 2014 rapid shutdown requirements.Company representatives will showcase the following equipment: the Rapid Shutdown System (RSS), PowerRack and PowerShield, PowerSkid with integrated inverter, DC connection unit, and Bentek AC Disconnect and AC PowerBUSS. The Bentek RSS solution provides the PV marketplace with a universal design that is compitible with any inverter type. The PowerRack has been optimized for string inverters from ABB, Advanced Energy, Chint Power Systems, Fronius, Schneider, SMA, SolarMax and Solectria.

Bentek Rapid Shutdown Module (RSM)Bentek Rapid Shutdown Controller (RSC)The patent pending Bentek Residential and Commericial Rapid Shutdown System (RSS) is a complete stand-alone solution that is highly cost effective and easy to install. It includes two components; the Rapid Shutdown Controller (RSC) installed at the service entrance and a Rapid Shutdown Module (RSM) installed at the array.

Bentek PowerRack and ShieldThe Bentek PowerRack and PowerShield provide installers with an easy, cost effective way to install three-phase string inverters directly on flat commercial rooftops at the edge of the PV array, meeting the requirements of NEC 690.12.

The Bentek PowerSkid is a PowerRack with fully integrated three-phase inverter, Bentek AC disconnect and other accessories.

The Bentek AC PowerBUSS combines the AC output of three-phase string inverters and provides overcurrent protection and disconnecting means prior to the service panel. The AC PowerBUSS can be integrated with a Bentek PowerRack and installed on flat commericial rooftops next to the three-phase inverters.

For more information about Bentek’s entire suite  of PV solutions, stop by Booth #360 at SPI in Las Vegas, call Bentek at 1-866-505-0303 or visit