History and Innovation Timeline

The following notable achievements and awards are a testament to our unceasing dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction.

2015

2014

  • Smart Lighting Controller 2.0 solution launch
    Next Generation of Petra's advanced lighting controllers
  • SunWave Microinverter SWM 2.0 solution launch
    Next Generation of Petra's high efficiency micro-inverters
  • Network Communicator NC 2.0 PLC solution launch
    First member of the Smart Mesh solution family
  • Smart City Solutions SCS 1.0 solution launch
    First Generation of the Smart City Suite

2012

  • Petra Systems, NOGA, BAPCO, and Caspian Energy announce landmark Smart Solar project in Bahrain
  • Petra Systems unveils GridWave™ technology
  • Petra Systems and Enviromena partner to develop solar and smart grid in the Middle East and North Africa

2011

  • Petra Systems announces acquisition of Energy Flow Consulting
  • Petra Systems launches IllumiWave® intelligent streetlight energy management solution
  • Petra Systems unveils next generation GridWave solutions at SEGIS Conference
  • Petra Systems launches IntelliView Platform
  • Petra Systems selected by AlwaysOn as a GoingGreen Global 200 winner
  • Petra Systems named winner in Project Development category for Solar Industry Awards 2011
  • Petra Systems named winner in both Smart Grid & Clean Tech categories for Techamerica Foundation's American Technology Awards
  • Petra Systems presents national Smart Solar Energy Plan at Jordan — U.S. Business Forum in Middle East
  • Petra Systems launches Smart Solar Energy Solution for international markets
  • Petra Launches Network Operations Center

2010

  • Green For All and SJF Institute recognize Petra Systems as one of the first ever honorees of the Green Jobs Award
  • Petra Systems develops industry's first AC Sense ASIC to boost the performance and reliability of its SunWave Smart Energy Modules
  • SEGIS Stage III awarded
  • AT&T And Petra Systems team to offer smart grid solar system technology
  • Tampa Electric Company launches 'Smart' Solar pilot project featuring Petra Systems' SunWave Systems on poles
  • Atlantic City Electric and Petra Systems launch solar trial project

2009

  • NJTC designates Petra Systems as 'Clean/Green Company Of The Year'
  • BPU names Petra Systems Market Innovator of the Year
  • Petra Systems advances to Stage II of Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems (SEGIS) Contract
  • Petra Systems signs $200M contract with PSE&G
  • Suntech and Petra Systems form alliance to market utility pole-mounted intelligent solar systems
  • Petra Systems launches SunWave Solar AC System

2008

  • Petra Systems awarded Stage I of Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems (SEGIS) contract

2007

  • Petra Systems raises its first round, $14 million Series A financing

2006

  • Petra Systems is co-founded by Dr. Issa Batarseh, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Central Florida, based on patented technology and funded research developed by Dr. Batarseh's team at UCF.
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