Gigawatt solar joins APS microinverter distribution network

Leading solar provider Gigawatt will distribute the APS line of advanced microinverter products, in a first-time partnership between the two companies. Placentia, Calif.-based Gigawatt is a full-service solar provider offering PV system design, financing and installation for residential and commercial customers. The company distributes solar products through its www.GoGreenSolar.com website.

Leading solar provider Gigawatt will distribute the APS line of advanced microinverter products, in a first-time partnership between the two companies.


Placentia, Calif.-based Gigawatt is a full-service solar provider offering PV system design, financing and installation for residential and commercial customers.

The company distributes solar products through its www.GoGreenSolar.com website.

Deep Patel, Gigawatt CEO, hailed the agreement that brings the APS microinverter line to Gigawatt's portfolio of top-quality solar offerings.

"APS has emerged from the solar pack with forward-thinking and popular microinverter products," Patel said. "Their line is an excellent addition to our distribution channel. Our customers will find them reliable and easy to work with."

Since its inception in 2006, Gigawatt has served customers worldwide including the U.S. Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, the United States Marine Corps., and the City of Los Angeles.

The company has also introduced its own line of innovative solar products, including the SunJack portable solar charger; the SunPole distributed solar power plant; and the SunShelter grid-tied solar bus kiosk, among others.

Thomas Nelson, APS America Vice President of Sales, said the two companies are driven by the same goals and values in the solar marketplace.

"Gigawatt shares our commitment to technology innovation," Nelson said. "Like APS, they're bringing new and groundbreaking solar products to market in an array of applications and competitive price points. We're glad to partner with them on distribution and service."

APS flagship products include the YC500, a powerful dual-module microinverter, and the YC1000 true 3-phase unit, purpose-designed for commercial applications and offering an unprecedented 1:4 microinverter-to-module ratio to significantly lower BOS costs.

Both units will be offered by Gigawatt through its distribution network.

APS was founded in Silicon Valley in 2009, and is now a global leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of microinverters based on their own proven, leading-edge solar technology. APS America, representing APS in the U.S. market, is based in Seattle.

APS ranked No. 2 in global market share among top microinverter suppliers by shipment in 2013 (source: GTM Research).

For information on Gigawatt solar distribution and services, see www.GoGreenSolar.com and www.gigawattinc.com.

For information on APS microinverter products, see www.apsamerica.com.

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