Tigo Delivers Industry’s First UL-Certified PV Module Solution Meeting 2017 & 2014 NEC Rapid Shutdown Regulations
Tigo UL-Certified Solution available as Module Integrated, Retrofitted, with Optimization, or Standalone
Los Gatos, CA, February 22, 2017 - Tigo®, pioneer of the Flex MLPE smart modular platform, today announced that its TS4 modular platform has been certified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for fully complying with National Electric Code (NEC) 2014 and 2017 690.12 Rapid Shutdown regulations. Tigo is the only UL-certified MLPE solution with multiple inverters from various inverter manufacturers. Tigo is now shipping its UL-certified offering worldwide, including the TS4 Safety (TS4-S), Optimization (TS4-O), and Long Strings (TS4-L) functional covers.
"We are proud to announce that our inverter partners are now enabled to use UL- and IEC-certified Tigo optimizers with module-level deactivation. Our new 2017 offering provides our customer with the lowest cost solution with fully optimized performance and safety features," said Zvi Alon, CEO of Tigo.
The UL and IEC certifications apply for 600V, 1000V, and 1500V PV system designs using any type of module with Tigo's TS4 MLPE modular platform. Newly released TS4-O and TS4-L also uniquely discharge capacitors in the inverter that ensure zero voltage at any given time. In addition, the built-in automatic over current and over temperature protection reduces liability and is safer for installers, customers, and first responders in case of emergency.
Tigo is now shipping its UL-certified offering worldwide as a module integrated, retrofitted, with optimization, or standalone solution. For price and delivery call +1.408.402.0802 ext. 1, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or check our website at www.tigoenergy.com.
Tigo is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2007 by a team of experienced technologists. Combining a unique systems-level approach with expertise in semi-conductors, 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 power electronics 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 module platform and leverage the broader ecosystem. Tigo has operations in the USA, across Europe, Japan, China, Australia and the Middle East. Learn more at www.tigoenergy.com.