MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry’s leading Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) supplier, today announced that it will demonstrate leadership with an educational session on solar rapid shutdown, monitoring and optimization at Energy Expo 2022 in Miami, Florida. At the show, Tigo representatives will also be available to solar installers to answer questions about the company’s portfolio of Flex MLPE devices, including the Tigo RSS transmitter with Pure Signal™ technology, designed to improve quality power line communication (PLC) signal processor, and the new 25 amp Tigo TS4 MLPE product line supporting the latest high power and bifacial solar modules.
Tigo TS4 quick stop products provide significant reductions in system balance (BOS) and labor costs with a reliable boltless frame mounting design requiring only 10 seconds to install and no additional ground wiring. When deployed with Tigo RSS Transmitters with Pure Signal, Tigo Quick Shutdown Technology provides cable reduction and reduces the impact of EMI in large-scale solar systems. Tigo TS4 Rapid Shutdown Devices are IEC and UL Certified for worldwide acceptance and comply with 2017 and 2020 NEC 690.12 Rapid Shutdown Specifications when installed with the Tigo RSS Transmitter and a UL PVRSS Certified Inverter or Power Supply. inverter with an integrated Tigo certified transmitter. Through the Tigo Enhanced program, Tigo customers and installers also have the freedom to choose the right equipment for their solar projects through simple, plug-and-play pairing with inverters from leading vendors.
“Our collaboration with Tigo continues to grow and we are excited to have access to high quality rapid shutdown technology for our customers in Puerto Rico,” said Orlando R. Lopez de Victoria, president of Juapi Energy. “The combination of Tigo’s market expertise and reliable MLPE solutions helps ensure strong PLC communications while reducing material costs through optimized system design.”
Originally introduced in the United States through the National Electrical Code (NEC), rapid shutdown provides a safe way to shut down or reduce the voltage and current of a photovoltaic (PV) array. The technology enables firefighters and other first responders, as well as maintenance personnel or homeowners, to perform their jobs safely by reducing electrical hazards.
“As one of the trade shows serving solar energy professionals in the Caribbean and Latin America, Energy Expo is a great opportunity for us to connect with installer partners such as Juapi Energy in this region” , said James Dillon, director of marketing at Tigo Energy. “With rapid shutdown requirements in place or being implemented across Latin America, and solar installations continuing to grow, I look forward to sharing some of our expertise on this topic with the public. of Miami.”
Mr. Dillon will speak about quick shutdown safety with a presentation titled “Rooftop Solar Mature: Keeping Customers, Employees, and First Responders Safe” on Wednesday, August 24 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall. During the sessions, attendees can learn how to keep system owners, solar installers, and first responders safe.
To learn more about Tigo Flex MLPE solutions at Energy Expo Tuesday, August 23 through Thursday, August 25, 2022, please contact the local sales team here.
About Tigo Energy
Tigo Energy, the world leader in Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics), designs innovative solar energy conversion and storage products that provide customers with more choice and flexibility. The Tigo TS4 platform increases solar production, lowers operating costs and improves safety. When combined with the Tigo Energy Intelligence (EI) platform, it provides module, system and farm level information to maximize solar performance and minimize operating costs. The Tigo EI residential solar solution, a flexible solar-plus-storage solution for home installations, completes the company’s portfolio of solar energy technologies. Tigo was founded in Silicon Valley in 2007 to accelerate the adoption of solar power, and its global team supports customers whose systems reliably produce gigawatt hours of safe solar power on seven continents. Find us online at www.tigoenergy.com.