Enphase Energy Joins Forces with YHI New Zealand

New distribution partnership adds to expanding Asia-Pacific presence

MELBOURNE, Australia---Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), announced today it has partnered with YHI (New Zealand) Ltd. to distribute its world-leading microinverter-based solar photovoltaic (PV) system to the New Zealand solar installer community. YHI will ship Enphase's products from six warehouses throughout New Zealand.


The YHI partnership means that Enphase Systems are now shipping in 12 countries, although the company has had a solid presence in New Zealand since 2011. Christchurch is the home of Enphase's Asia-Pacific Design and Engineering Centre, staffed by more than 20 specialists.

"We're looking forward to working with YHI on a strong launch into New Zealand," said Nathan Dunn, managing director, Asia-Pacific, Enphase Energy. "New Zealand's solar market holds great potential and has an inherent preference for quality, which fits well with the Enphase value proposition."

Having built a reputation on quality products and distinctive service, it was important for YHI to align with a brand that the company could stand behind confidently.

"We are proud to be partnered with a global leader in innovative solar technology like Enphase," says Chris Talbot, managing director for YHI (New Zealand). "The ease of installation, superior energy production, smart monitoring system, and reliable, safe operation are some of the key reasons we chose to offer Enphase Systems to our customers."

Enphase recently launched its coveted fourth-generation M250 microinverter into the Asia-Pacific region. Backed by a 10-year warranty, the unit is rated at 95.7 percent EU efficiency and pairs with PV modules up to 310W.

The Enphase Microinverter System is available through YHI (New Zealand). To purchase, installers can contact the YHI call centre on freephone 0800 99 3344 or get in touch with their local YHI representative.

For installers seeking online and in-person technical training, please visit http://enphase.com/au/training/

About Enphase Energy, Inc.

Enphase Energy delivers microinverter technology for the solar industry that increases energy production, simplifies design and installation, improves system uptime and reliability, reduces fire safety risk and provides a platform for intelligent energy management. Our semiconductor-based microinverter system converts energy at the individual solar module level and brings a systems-based, high technology approach to solar energy generation. Connect with Enphase on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. www.enphase.com

About YHI

YHI (New Zealand) Ltd was established in 1995 and is a subsidiary of YHI International Ltd. We offer comprehensive product ranges in solar power, power systems and motive power products, as well as offering power systems solutions and services. From the small beginnings in 1995, YHI (New Zealand) Ltd has grown to encompass six locations throughout New Zealand and has a staff of 65. We pride ourselves on the product range we offer and our commitment to customer service.

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