Yaskawa Solectria Solar Offers Rapid Shutdown Solutions with Tigo’s UL Certification

LOS GATOS, Calif.–()–Tigo Energy, Inc., pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE, today announced the new Underwriter Laboratories (UL) certification of its Photovoltaic Rapid Shutdown Systems (PVRSS) based on the company’s TS4 Platform and PV inverters from Yaskawa Solectria Solar, the leading U.S. commercial PV inverter manufacturer. The Yaskawa Solectria Solar inverters listed below are now listed with Tigo’s TS4-F (Fire Safety), TS4-O (Optimization), and TS4-L (Long Strings) as PVRSS solutions. Contact Tigo for more information on solutions for integrated and retrofit PV installations.

This UL certification is part of Tigo’s multi-vendor 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 PVRSS regulations. Tigo is internationally recognized as the only module-level power electronic vendor to have UL-certified PVRSS with multiple PV module manufacturers. To learn more about Tigo’s PVRSS solutions, join Tigo’s online NABCEP-accredited trainings.

The following Yaskawa Solectria Solar inverters are UL listed as PV Rapid Shutdown Systems with Tigo’s TS4 units:

TS4-F (Fire Safety)
The most cost-effective PVRSS solution with SunSpec-defined power-line communication.
PVI 36TL
PVI 50TL & PVI 60TL with firmware 9.0 or later
XGI 1000 – 60/60

TS4-O (Optimization) and TS4-L (Long Strings)
The only certified multi-vendor PVRSS solutions on the market are module-level monitored
and include additional features like optimization or long string designs.
PVI 23TL
PVI 36TL
PVI 50TL & PVI 60TL with firmware 9.0 or later

Tigo is currently taking orders. For price and delivery of PVRSS UL-certified TS4 products, contact +1.408.402.0802 ext. 1, [email protected], or consult your preferred solar distributor. For more information about Yaskawa Solectria Solar inverters, visit www.solectria.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’s products include 14kW to 750kW inverters, string combiners and web-based monitoring for solar PV systems of all sizes. Solectria is backed by Yaskawa’s 100 years of power electronics and inverter experience. Solectria’s three-phase central inverters and new XGI series inverters are made in the USA with global components. 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 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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