Selectronic Australia

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Selectronic CEO joins Smart Energy Council delegation to INDIA

20 March 2023

Selectronic CEO Rod Scott has been in India last week as part of the Smart Energy India Delegation, furthering our contribution to reducing climate effects worldwide and growing the Australian economy.

As our Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said at the event, "The opportunity is shifting to cleaner, smarter energy, but it’s also about reaching out to the world - there can’t be a solution on climate change, without international action. But, it also makes good economic sense, it’s about Australian jobs and Australian businesses growing."

Rod is taking the opportunity to look at distribution partners for the Indian region, which is home to approximately 240 million people with no electricity or grid-connection capabilities. With electricity demand in India rising by 8.4% in 2022 and estimated to rise by approximately 5.6% each year between 2023-2025, investing in renewables is more pertinent than ever.

PM Doorstop interview - Ahmedabad, India


Selectronic and BayWa r.e. form new distribution partnership for WA

16 February 2023

Selectronic welcomes BayWa r.e. Australia Pty Ltd into their highly valued distributor network operating solely in the West Australian region.

As a leading supplier to the solar distribution market since early 2017, BayWa r.e. has become a preferred partner for many installers and contractors in the region. BayWa r.e. use their expertise to find new solutions, push technological boundaries, and redefine service standards to make renewable energy better and more accessible, even in the most remote areas of WA.

We are excited about this new partnership and our products are now available from BayWa .r.e ’s Perth warehouse.

BayWa r.e. Logo


More Bro’s for our Pro’s

5 September 2022

Lindsay Hart and Dave Petrie
Lindsay Hart (Sales Manager, Selectronic) and Dave Petrie
(Business Development Manager, IDEAL NZ)


Selectronic is pleased to announce that Ideal Electrical Suppliers, New Zealand has been welcomed into our highly successful group of Australian and New Zealand distributors.

As one of two New Zealand National Distributors, Ideal NZ will be distributing Selectronic products, including the SP PRO and Selectronic Certified solar inverters, through their extensive nationwide branch network thereby servicing the electrical supply needs of the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

As experienced electrical wholesalers since 1936, Ideal NZ has been supporting its customers around New Zealand by providing value to a broad range of sustainable and innovative products in Renewables (Solar & EV) and services for automation, technical supply, and energy management.

Ideal NZ logo

Selectronic expands its Distributor Network

11 August 2022

Photo from left: David Woodgrove (DPA),
Leila Playmore (Selectronic),
Richard Barker (DPA)


Selectronic is pleased to welcome our newest distributor – DPA Solar to the Selectronic family and thereby joining our highly successful group of Australian distributors.

As our Victorian Regional Distributor, DPA Solar will distribute Selectronic products including the SP PRO and Selectronic Certified solar inverters.

Distributed Power Australia (DPA) is a recognised Off-Grid wholesaler of batteries, inverters/chargers, racking, solar panels and accessories, selling exclusively to registered electricians or qualified solar/battery installers. DPA Solar work closely with their customers and have been supplying Off-Grid and Hybrid Energy equipment to the Australian renewables industry for over 10 years.

DPA Solar Logo


Selectronic Grows and Moves

28 April 2022

With the growing need for their products, Selectronic have now moved into new Australian premises in Wantirna South, Victoria. The new building houses all aspects of the company’s activities including manufacturing, servicing, research & development, sales and support.

Selectronic CEO Rod Scott says “The premises lay the foundation of the company’s ambitious plans to expand their product range and services whilst also providing facilities for customer training, interaction and events”.

A unique section of upstairs is the Selectronic Inverter Museum. Not many people may realise but Selectronic have been building battery-based inverters for longer than most other companies in the world; starting with their first inverter a rather modest 360watt Square Wave unit, up to today’s flagship SP PRO.




‘Housed behind a glass wall’ features a 120kW SP PRO battery system with 100kW of Solar, presently the system can provide approximately 35% of the buildings energy needs, with plans to be expanded to power the entire company with renewable power.

Company Directors Rod and Ken Scott joined with Lindsay Hart to officially cut the ribbon to the new building with an ensuing gathering of customers to celebrate the occasion. At the official opening of the building, the company also launched its own song “The Power’s in your Hands”, reflecting the company providing Australian energy solutions that are both reliable and enduring, through even the harshest of conditions.



Selectronic Australia attains Australian Made and Owned status for its SP PRO inverter range

23 November 2020


Established in 1964, Selectronic Australia has been officially granted the use of the famous Australian Made logo by the Australian Made Campaign Limited (AMCL), bearing the descriptor "Australian Made And Owned" for its range of SP PRO inverter charger products.

This also comes as the family-owned company enters its next phase of growth and moves into a new head office and production facility in Victoria.

Renowned in the industry for its unmatched performance and durability in the toughest environments, the SP PRO range of inverter chargers provide a reliable power solution for renewable energy systems ranging from 3kW to 240kW, powering everything from house boats to entire luxury island resorts.  The logo mark with the descriptor "Australian Made & Owned", will be added to the SP PRO series of inverter products going forward.

Selectronic CEO Rod Scott commented, "Selectronic has always been Australian made, but in these uncertain times there has been a renewed focus in Australia for supporting and buying Aussie made. We are extremely proud to bear this logo on our SP PRO series, not only for ourselves but also for our local supply chain that forms over 83% of components for the SP PRO range.  Australia is a very proud and patriotic country, the fantastic work of the Australian Made Campaign and the famous logo, helps to highlight just what we can produce as a country.  I firmly believe that Australia has the potential to be a world leader in the design and production of products for the Renewables industry."

Australian Made Chief Executive, Ben Lazzaro, said, “We are delighted to welcome Selectronic on board as an Australian Made Licensee for their SP-PRO product range.  Being an Australian family-owned business with a manufacturing history of more than 56 years, Selectronic is an exciting example of Australian manufacturing excellence gearing up for its next growth phase.  The recent move to a new cutting-edge, larger production facility as well as the majority use of local suppliers for their Australian Made products is testament to the increasing demand for locally manufactured goods. By buying Australian now, not only are you getting products made to the highest of manufacturing standards, you are also pumping money back into the economy, creating jobs, strengthen local industries and supporting local communities.”

Selectronic releases Powerchain

4 May 2020

Selectronic Powerchain is here! A new technology feature available via our FREE Selectronic SP LINK software.

Create new systems or upgrade existing installations with up to 240kW of SP PRO power and 480kW of Managed AC Coupled solar.
Link up to 12 SP PRO inverters, four per phase, for off-grid or grid-connected systems.

Powerchain systems provide stable, non-fluctuating voltage and frequency, and can deliver up to 5.76MWh of battery energy per day!

Powerchain is simple to install, with “plug and play” linking between SP PRO inverters, without the need for hubs, current shunts or complex wiring. Just download the latest version of SP LINK now to get Powerchain capability, or contact us to discuss your Powerchain requirements!


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