Yaskawa Solectria Solar Joins Tigo Enhanced, Additional Streamlining Providing for Business Rooftop PV

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Four inverter models are certified with the rapid disconnection devices from Tigo as PV rapid disconnection systems

Yaskawa Solectria Solar has joined the Tigo Enhanced initiative to provide customers with simple and reliable quick shutdown solutions that meet all security and code requirements. All Solectria inverters that are equipped with Tigo Enhanced are immediately ready for use with the latest generation of Tigo quick disconnection devices.

“We are excited to be participating in the Tigo Enhanced program to raise awareness of our solutions and make it as easy as possible for our customers to meet safety and certification requirements,” said Mark Goodreau, General Manager of Yaskawa Solectria Solar.

Solectria’s Tigo Enhanced inverters have integrated Tigo’s RSS transmitter that communicates with Tigo’s rapid shutdown devices and have completed PVRSS (UL PV Rapid Shutdown System) certification. The following inverters are part of the program:

Solectria PVI 60TL (3 phases, 60 kW, 480 VAC)

Solectria PVI 50 TL (3 phases, 50 kW, 480 VAC)

Solectria PVI 25TL-208 (3 phases, 25 kW, 208 VAC)

Solectria PVI 25TL-480-R (3 phases, 25 kW, 480 VAC)

Customers can now search for the Tigo Enhanced logo on one of Solectria’s inverters and know that they are receiving a product that will work seamlessly with Tigo emergency shutdown devices.

“We have worked with Yaskawa Solectria Solar for a long time and are honored to have them as a partner in the Tigo Enhanced Program,” said Dru Sutton, vice president of sales, North America, Tigo Energy. “Ultimately, it’s about reassuring customers that when they choose a Solectria inverter with Tigo Enhanced, they know they are getting a reliable, proven and certified quick shutdown solution.”

Yaskawa Solectria Solar and Tigo received UL PVRSS certification after testing the inverter and emergency shutdown devices for compatibility and safety. The certification fulfills a necessary safety requirement for the rapid PV shutdown in the National Electrical Code. Rooftop PV systems in the vast majority of the US now require fast shutdown devices.

The companies will host a live webinar on Thursday, November 12 at 10 a.m. (1 p.m. ET) to showcase their combined quick shutdown solutions for commercial PV customers. Interested parties can register here.

The Solectria inverters and Tigo shutdown devices are available for purchase from leading dealers in the United States. Further information is available at: https://www.solectria.com/company/contact/ or sales@tigoenergy.com

About Yaskawa Solectria Solar

Yaskawa Solectria Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yaskawa America, Inc., is the largest commercial inverter manufacturer in the United States. Solectria products include inverters from 14 to 750 kW, string combiners and web-based monitoring for solar systems of all sizes. Solectria has more than 100 years of experience in power electronics and inverters. All Solectria three-phase central inverters are made in the USA. PV system owners, developers and EPCs rely on the high performance, reliability and bankability of Yaskawa Solectria Solar. To learn more, please visit www.solectria.com.

About Tigo

Tigo is the world’s leading supplier of flexible power electronics at module level (MLPE) with innovative solutions that significantly improve safety, increase energy generation and lower the operating costs of photovoltaic systems (PV). Tigo’s TS4 platform maximizes the benefits of PV systems and offers customers the most scalable, versatile, and reliable MLPE solution available. Tigo was founded in 2007 in Silicon Valley to accelerate the global adoption of solar energy. Tigo systems work on 7 continents and produce gigawatt hours of reliable, clean, affordable and safe solar energy every day. Tigo’s global team is dedicated to making the best MLPE in the world so more people can take advantage of solar. Visit us at www.tigoenergy.com.

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