SolarMax Technology Doubles Back-Up Power Capacity with Expanded FLEX Energy Storage System™

New Dual-Battery Configuration Accommodates Larger Loads

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparked by strong demand for the groundbreaking energy storage system the company launched last year, SolarMax Technology has introduced a new model that more than doubles the amount of power homeowners can access when the grid goes down. The 10kWh FLEX™ Energy Storage System, which combines two batteries with an inverter, targets the U.S. residential housing market.


Unlike many battery back-up systems, the FLEX™ requires no additional components or labor assembly by the customer. The fully integrated, all-in-one design saves consumers thousands compared to existing "ala carte" solutions that require the purchase of separate component parts in order to achieve comparable functionality.

The lithium-ion powered batteries pack plenty of electricity when fully charged. When coupled with solar, the FLEX™ system can power a refrigerator, flat screen TV, laptop computer and five 7-watt LED lights for days after an outage - while still having enough power to keep a life-saving oxygen machine running for multiple hours.

SolarMax will continue focusing its marketing efforts on existing solar customers, homeowners considering the value proposition of converting to solar, and even non-solar customers who simply want a reliable source of power when blackouts occur.

"If you're a homeowner, the most important - and, often, the only thing - you're concerned about in a black-out is being able to immediately switch over to a reliable source of back-up power," said SolarMax CEO David Hsu. "That's the profile of the FLEX™ customer. We designed and engineered the solution to offer a very strong value proposition."

As exclusive worldwide distributor, SolarMax featured the new, higher capacity 10kWh model at the 2017 Solar Power International convention in Las Vegas, September 10 -13. To learn more, go to the website at www.solarmaxtech.com.

About SolarMax Technology, Inc.
Founded in 2008, SolarMax Technology is a worldwide leader in solar, LED lighting, energy storage, monitoring and large-scale solar. The Riverside, California-based company, which has installed thousands of residential and commercial systems across Southern California, remains one of the fastest growing companies in the renewable energy space. SolarMax employs a workforce of nearly 200 professionals across its offices in Diamond Bar, Temecula, and San Diego. It is also the largest U.S.-headquartered solar company operating in China, with an estimated 120MW of clean power coming on line in 2017.

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