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Growatt PV Inverters Earn Rapid Shutdown with Tigo’s UL Certification

February 1, 2019

LOS GATOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 1, 2019--Tigo Energy, Inc., pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE, today announced the new Underwriter Laboratories (UL) certification of its TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems (RSS) with Growatt, a global provider of residential & commercial inverters. The eleven Growatt inverters listed below were successfully certified with Tigo’s RSS solutions: TS4-F (Fire Safety), TS4-O (Optimization), and TS4-L (Long Strings). Tigo is currently shipping with Growatt and more tier one certified inverter manufacturing partners throughout the U.S. Contact Tigo about more RSS information for integrated or retrofitted PV installations.

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Tigo’s Rapid Shutdown UL-certified TS4 Platform (Photo: Business Wire)

This UL certification is part of Tigo’s multivendor initiative providing customers with the advantages of reliable, safe, and cost-effective solutions. The use of Tigo smart modules and high-efficiency inverters allows design flexibility for installers to comply with National Electric Code (NEC) 2017 690.12 RSS regulations. Tigo has also been internationally recognized as the only module-level power electronic vendor with  UL-certified RSS with multiple PV module manufacturers. To learn more about Tigo’s RSS solutions, join Tigo’s online  NABCEP-accredited trainings.

The following Growatt inverters are newly UL listed as Rapid Shutdown Systems with Tigo’s TS4 units:

TS4-F (Fire Safety)

The most cost-effective RSS solution with SunSpec-defined power-line communication.

TS4-O (Optimization) & TS4-L (Long Strings)

The only certified multi-vendor RSS solutions on the market include additional features like optimization or long string designs.

Tigo is currently taking orders - for price and delivery of RSS UL-certified TS4 products, contact +1.408.402.0802 ext. 1,  sales@tigoenergy.com, or consult your  preferred solar distributor. For more information about Growatt inverters, contact  daniel.garcia@ginverter.com  or visit  www.ginverter.com/en/Products/Inverters.

About Growatt

Growatt is a new energy enterprise dedicated to the R&D and manufacturing of PV inverters including on-grid, off-grid and storage inverters, and user side smart energy management solutions as well. The power capacity of Growatt on-grid inverters ranges from 1 kW to 100 kW, meanwhile its off-grid and storage inverters cover a power range from 1 kW to 630 kW. Growatt inverters are extensively used worldwide for applications in residential, commercial, PV poverty alleviation, utility-scale scenarios as well as other storage power station projects.

Since its foundation in 2010, Growatt has established branch offices one after another in Germany, US, UK, Australia, Thailand, India, Netherlands, etc. in order to better serve the customers across the globe. Growatt always sticks to the R&D investment and technology innovation and provides customers with premium products and services through its core inverter technology, rigorous quality control and continuous improvement of customer service. By end of September 2018, Growatt has shipped over 1.2 million inverters to over 100 countries and regions across the globe, growing into a Global Top 10 Inverter Brand and becoming the No.1 Chinese Residential PV Inverter Brand. Visit www.ginverter.com.

About Tigo Energy, Inc.

Tigo is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2007 by a team of experienced technologists. Combining a unique systems-level approach with expertise in semiconductors, power electronics, and solar energy, the Tigo team developed the first-generation Smart Module Optimizer technology for the solar industry. Tigo’s vision is to leverage  integrated  and  retrofitted  Flex MLPE and  communications  technology to drive the cost of solar electricity down. By  partnering with tier 1  module and inverter manufacturers in the industry, Tigo is able to focus on its key innovation with the smartest TS4 modular platform and leverage the broader ecosystem. Tigo has  operations  in the USA, Europe, Latin America, Japan, China, Australia, and the Middle East. Visit  www.tigoenergy.com.

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CONTACT: Tiffany Douglass

408.402.0802 x 430

marketing@tigoenergy.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY OIL/GAS UTILITIES TECHNOLOGY SEMICONDUCTOR

SOURCE: Tigo Energy, Inc.

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