Solar and PV Cable
Galaxy is a leading supplier of custom and stock solar and photovoltaic (PV) cables. Galaxy can supply various types of solar and PV cables, both stock and custom, in various AWG sizes, voltage ratings, compounds, shielding constructions, and conductor counts. Galaxy can also recommend the correct solar and PV cables for specific applications.
What is Solar and PV Cable?
Solar and photovoltaic cables are those that are used for the transmission of power in a solar or PV installation. These cables are specific for the solar and PV industry and thus have certain approvals that are required. Commonly called USE-2 or PV cable, solar cables are required for all solar installations.
Solar and PV Applications
Solar and PV cable applications are primarily used in residential and large scale solar farms. The specific areas that these cables are used for in these applications include:
- Panel to Combiner Box
- Combiner Box to Power Inverter
- Power Inverter to Transformer
Galaxy Differentiators / Advantages for Solar and PV Cable
Galaxy can supply solar and PV cables with low minimum production quantities and competitive lead times.
Galaxy offers solar and PV cable with the following features:
- UL Ratings
- Double Jacketing
- Aluminum Conductors
Solar and PV cable from Galaxy is available with the following materials:
- Various jacketing materials
- Various insulation materials
- Various shielding materials and types
Solar and PV Cable Technical Specifications
Galaxy offers solar and PV cable in the following ranges of technical specifications:
- Gauge: 18 AWG to 500 MCM
- Voltage: 600 Volts
- Temperature: -40⁰C to +90⁰C
FAQs about High Voltage Wire or Cable
What does USE-2 stand for?
Solar or PV cable is typically referred to as USE-2 cable. USE-2 stands for Underground Service Entrance and the -2 refers to the cable being rated to 90⁰C and that it can be used in a wet environment.
Contact Galaxy Wire & Cable for Solar and PV Cable
Contact Galaxy for further assistance with solar cables,photovoltaic cables and USE-2 cables.