Solar Inverters for Grid-connected, Hybrid, and Large-scale applications

Solar PV Monitoring Platform

Country of manufacture: Austria

Presence in Australia: Yes

Warranty: 5-20 years


Fronius were founded in 1945 in Pettenbach, Austria, starting out as a manufacturer of battery chargers and welding transformers. Today, the family-owned company is a world leader in controlling and monitoring energy across three divisions: Welding, Battery Charging Systems, and Solar Electronics.

Since 1992 Fronius have also been involved in photovoltaics (PV) and producing batteries as well as some of the most advanced grid-connected and hybrid solar inverters in the world.

Designed and manufactured in Austria, the Fronius solar inverter brand stands out through its award-winning product innovation and quality. Especially the grid-connected Fronius Galvo and the hybrid Fronius Symo solar inverters have received prizes for functionality, ecology and as ‘Best Products.’

Fronius are a member of the WWF Climate group and engage in many sustainability projects, for example obtaining all of their electricity from renewable sources.

The Fronius network spans the globe, serving the Australian market through a subsidiary in Melbourne. Since 2010 a local warehouse with technical support, a repair center, and a sales organization ensures premium quality and reliability for Australian customers by combining global experience with strong local support.

Going with a Fronius solar inverter gives you access to the Fronius DATCOM monitoring system to keep track of your solar PV system’s performance.

All Fronius solar inverters are backed by a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty, with an option to extend to a 10, 15 or 20-year period.

Fronius Grid-Connected Solar Inverters: FOR HOMES AND SMALL COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

Fronius SnapINverter Range

Fronius Galvo, Primo, Symo, Symo Hybrid & Eco

These inverters are very easy to install and maintain, while offering a variety of sizes, latest features and a long service life.

They are designed to suit just about any grid-connected or hybrid, residential or small to medium-sized commercial solar installation.

Main Features

  • Designed for quick and easy installation.
  • Excellent real-time tracking solution. Track your system’s performance, including how much electricity is getting exported to the grid, through the Fronius Home Energy Monitor.
  • Dual MPPT. Maximum Power Point Tracking is a digital charge control function which ensures that you get the most power possible from your solar panels at any time, especially during low-light conditions.
  • Outstanding energy efficiency to give you a higher return on your investment.

GEM Energy’s Evaluation

Fronius solar inverters are an excellent choice for your solar project. Their products are high quality, reliable, and easily serviceable on-site. And on top of that they are still a family-owned business – Fronius is definitely one of our preferred solar inverter brands.

Scores 10/10.

Fronius Galvo

  • designed for small residential solar systems
  • 1.5 – 3.1 kW inverter
  • single-phase
  • integrated data logging
  • wifi connectivity
  • HF transformer
  • indoor or outdoor installation

Fronius Primo

  • designed for medium to large residential solar systems
  • 3.0 – 8.2 kW inverter
  • single-phase
  • wifi connectivity
  • transformerless
  • indoor or outdoor installation
  • up to 98% efficiency

Fronius Symo

  • for medium to large residential and small commercial systems
  • 3.0 – 20.0 kW inverter
  • three-phase
  • perfect for irregularly shaped or multi-oriented roofs
  • transformerless
  • indoor or outdoor installation
  • up to 98.1% efficiency

Fronius Eco

  • designed for commercial solar systems of all sizes
  • 25.0 – 27.0 kW inverter
  • three-phase
  • transformerless
  • indoor or outdoor installation
  • up to 98.3% efficiency

Fronius Symo Hybrid Inverter: for small Grid-connected Projects with Battery backup.

The Fronius Energy Package consists of they Fronius Symo Hybrid, Fronius solar battery and smart meter.

The Fronius Energy Package

Fronius Symo Hybrid range

  • 3-5 kW inverter
  • 3-phase for more efficient power usage.
  • Intelligent management of energy flows.
  • Great efficiencies.
  • Available as part of the Fronius Energy Package (consists of the Symo hybrid inverter, Fronius solar battery and smart meter).
  • The Symo hybrid is also available as part of a solar battery setup with Tesla Powerwall 2.
  • Peace-of-mind investment with this trusted manufacturer.

GEM Energy’s Evaluation

Robust and very high quality design and build. The Symo Hybrid comes with a Fronius battery option that has a 20-year life expectancy. This inverter is designed for peak shaving, also known as peak demand management, as opposed to off-grid. Scores 10/10.

Available Now – The Fronius Energy Package

  • Seamless storage solution designed for residential solar systems.
  • Consists of Symo hybrid inverter, Tesla Powerwall 2 or Fronius Solar Battery, and smart meter.
  • Suitable for new and existing solar installations.
  • Reduced system costs as the Symo hybrid can simultaneously operate your PV array and the battery.
  • Can either be added to existing systems (AC coupled) or replace the existing inverter (DC coupled).
  • Works with any solar module – the Symo hybrid is by far the most suitable inverter to compliment the Tesla Powerwall 2 battery.

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Fronius Central Inverters: for Large-scale Commercial Projects.

Product Snapshot

  • Excellent real-time tracking of your system’s performance.
  • Outstanding efficiency, quality, and durability.
  • Up to 15 plug-In modules for more power.
  • Easy transport, installation, and maintenance.
  • Output power options of 75 or 100 kVA.
  • Three-phase inverter system.
Fronius Central Inverter

The Fronius DATCOM Solar PV Monitoring System

Product Snapshot

  • Track your home energy production, export, and usage in real-time.
  • Modular set up for maximum flexibility and easy upgrades.
  • Easy to install and operate software.
  • Data recording.
  • Visualization options to display and analyze solar data.
  • Accessories to set up your own weather station.

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What our customers say about us

Solar installers are a dime a dozen these days, but proper energy engineering contractors like yourselves are few and far between.
Toby Murdoch

Electrical Engineer, Ashburner Francis Consulting Engineers

I would recommend GEM Energy to anyone looking for a Solar PV provider.
Cameron Dean

Gin Gin & Dry

The work was completed in conjunction with our business needs and everyone from GEM Energy involved with the installation was professional, competent and courteous to the YMCA staff and our patrons.

Phil Sellwood

CEO, Bundaberg YMCA