SolarEdge Delivers Their Power Optimization Architecture to ImagineSolar

Advanced PV System Technologies Workshop, July 25th-27th, Austin, Texas

Austin, TX (June 24, 2013) – ImagineSolar, the solar and smart grid industries' trusted source for education, training, and advisory services, is pleased to announce a training partnership with SolarEdge, the world's leader in solar power optimization providing end-to-end distributed solar power harvesting and PV monitoring solutions.


ImagineSolar will feature the design, install, and commissioning of PV systems optimized by SolarEdge in their upcoming three day PV321: Advanced PV System Technologies Workshop on July 25th – 27th.

"SolarEdge's power optimizer architecture redefines what is possible with PV design by removing many of the traditional constraints," said Lior Handelsman, VP of Marketing & Product Strategy for SolarEdge. "We are excited to work with ImagineSolar to introduce these solutions to the solar industry and to help educate designers and installers on the powerful new options available with SolarEdge."

The market for power optimizers is forecasted by IHS Solar to grow by double digits over the next two years. Over 4 GW of shipments are expected in 2016 compared to 400 MW shipped in 2012.

"ImagineSolar is committed to educating our clients on the latest and most innovative solutions on the market," said Michael Kuhn, founder and CEO for ImagineSolar, "we establish partnerships with leading innovators such as SolarEdge to ensure that our workshops are teaching best practices — using the most current technologies and methods for the solar and smart grid industries."

About ImagineSolar

Since 2002, ImagineSolar, an ISPQ accredited and fully-licensed TWC school, has provided solar and smart grid education to prepare individuals for industry certifications (NABCEP, UL) and clean energy careers. ImagineSolar also provides system design, project implementation, and advisory services for the solar and smart grid industries. ImagineSolar trains nationwide with live seminars, online courses, hands-on labs, and workforce training programs. To download free industry career eBooks or learn more, visit www.imaginesolar.com.

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About SolarEdge

SolarEdge provides an end-to-end distributed solar power harvesting and PV monitoring solution, maximizing the power generation of residential, commercial and large-scale PV system installations by up to 25%, for a faster return on investment.

Module manufacturers, installers and system owners enjoy the benefits of SolarEdge solutions which allow maximum power production through module-level MPPT, optimal roof utilization through constraint free design and enhanced maintenance and accurate trouble shooting through module-level monitoring. Another benefit is the guaranteed automatic DC shutdown for installers, maintenance personnel and firefighters through the unique SafeDC™ mechanism.

Founded in 2006, SolarEdge established the DC power optimizer segment and is leading it with over 70% market share. By Q4 2012, SolarEdge has shipped over 2,000,000 power optimizers to more than 40 countries worldwide. With strategic partnerships across the PV value-chain from module manufacturers to integrators, SolarEdge installations can be found in five continents.

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