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Altivar 312 Solar

Variable speed drives for pumps with photovoltaic arrays

The first variable speed drive compatible with a wide choice of pumps and solar arrays available on the local market.

Altivar 312 Solar
  • Features

    The Altivar 312 Solar drive is designed to help provide drinking water at a lower cost for people with limited or no access to electrical grids.

    Embedded functionalities
    • Solar power regulation algorithm (tracking point) for power optimisation related to available sunshine
    • Tank control level probe
    • Under-load control for pump protection in the event of water supplies running dry
    • All-day Run-Stop-Restart mode management
    • Easy-to-use "Sun" menu for fast commissioning
    • Diagnostics and self-protection features.
    Advanced capabilities
    • Adjustment to pipe length
    • Suitable for all IEC three-phase asynchronous motors
    • Full pump management and protection
    • Advanced parameters for optimised performance
    • Dedicated output for power availability
    • Compatible with grid main supply.
    Flexible and easy to connect
    • Altivar 312 Solar controls any three phases pumps and motors.
    • Compatible with most of existing solar panels.
    • The Altivar 312 Solar Sizer wizard helps you choose the best configuration for your installation whatever the tank volume, bore hole and pipe length.


    Performs with a wide choice of pumps and solar arrays
    available on the market, easy to install and maintain
    Includes all motor protections and pumping functionalities

    Simple menus for drive self-adaptation
    Regulates automatically the flow of the pump depending of
    the availability of energy

    Proven technology based on Schneider Electric compact
    drive range


    • variable speed drive for pumping solutions fed by photovoltaic units


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