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Delta Australia’s Hybrid Solar Inverter wins Gold Award for Product Design Excellence at the Good Design Australia Awards.

By Arjun Nalapat - Published November 12, 2022

By Arjun Nalapat, Delta Australia

The winners of Australia’s peak international design awards were announced during the 2021 Good Design Awards Week. Delta Electronics H8E / H10E Hybrid Solar Inverter received a Good Design Award Gold Accolade in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.

Delta's exciting new H8E / H10E Hybrid Solar Inverter is the first of its kind to truly meet the modern requirements of Australian solar consumers. This cost cost-effective development is a battery-ready DC coupled hybrid that comes with a built-in compliant DC Isolator and built-in power meter for consumption monitoring and export control. 

The in class H8E / H10E is equipped with 4xMPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracking) to support multiple roof orientations. It features a “plug-less” connection with a rear cable option and has no external fans, maintaining a minimalist aesthetic and a quiet presence.

Image: Enthusiastic support from Partners: Shane Arnold, Delta Electronics ANZ regional Manager, WA with Matthew Wilkins, CEO of Venergy, Synergy partner for PVI in Australia with the newly designed Hybrid Inverter

The Australian Good Design Awards is the country’s oldest and most prestigious international awards for design and innovation dating back to 1958. The 2021 Good Design Awards attracted a record number of submissions with 933 design projects evaluated by more than 70 Australian and international Jurors.

The Good Design Awards Jury commented: “Delta Electronics looks professionally designed and well executed. It's got great functionality in a simple and clean form, with real sustainability benefits that support solar across multiple and difficult roof orientations.”

Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia, said: “Receiving an Australian Good Design Award is testament to embedding design excellence at the heart of a product, service, place or experience.”

David Leal, Delta Electronics Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, responded: “Given the very challenging markets Delta Electronics Australia operates in, being innovative in design is a fundamental drive of our whole organization. Therefore being recognised for this with an Australian Good Design Award is particularly exciting for the complete team.”Image: Geordie Zaphiris & Thomas Chen stand proudly with the winning design.

Project Details
Delta Electronics H8E / H10E Hybrid Solar Inverter

Designed by: Delta Electronics - Geordie Zaphiris & Eric Yeh 

Commissioned by: Delta Electronics Australia - Shane Arnold & David Leal

Arjun Nalapat

About the Author (Guest Contributor)

Arjun Nalapat

I’ve adventured through Advertising, Content management and Sales, before finding my role in Marketing at Delta Electronics Australia. I like to fill my life with rich experiences and stories and even through the lockdowns, there has been no lack of either since I arrived in Australia 4 years ago.

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