With Tigo, OutBack Energy broadcasts a fast shutdown resolution for solar charge controllers – AltEnergyMag

The FLEXmax charge controllers from OutBack Power offer an easy-to-install solution for quickly disconnectable PV systems with Tigos TS4-F (fire protection).

Campbell, CA, April 6th, 2020 – Tigo Energy, Inc., pioneer of the Flex MLPE & TS4 intelligent platform, has partnered with OutBack Power, a design leader in battery-based renewable energy systems, to announce the compatibility of their respective fire protection solutions and FLEXmax- Charge controller for quick shutdown.

The tested compatibility includes Tigos fire protection – TS4-F integrated for smart modules and TS4-AF add-on for existing PV systems – with OutBacks FLEXmax 100 and FLEXmax 100 AFCI via powerline communication. The products are now available for residential, commercial and industrial PV systems from a business perspective and for shipping from many distribution partners.

“OutBack Power’s AFCI FLEXmax 100 and FLEXmax are the most innovative, advanced MPPT charge controller technologies for fault tolerance,” said Ian McCluskey, Asst. Product manager at OutBack Power. “Tigo’s commitment to delivering high quality, reliable products is in line with our history as a leading MPPT charge controller. We see this compatibility in expanding our network with each other to provide our customers with safe options for quick shutdowns . ”

“Tigo sees the demand for solutions for the rapid shutdown of charge controllers,” says Sarah Ozga, Product Manager at Tigo. “We are excited to add OutBack Power and its portfolio of charge controllers to our compatibility offering. Our mutual excellence is exactly the flexible solution customers are looking for.”

The fire protection solutions from Tigo are available immediately and are supplied with module manufacturers and distributors worldwide. For pricing and delivery information, please contact your preferred PV module supplier. Call Tigo at +1.408.402.0802. 1 or send an email to [email protected] The price and delivery of OutBack Power charge controllers can be found at www.outbackpower.com/.

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Information on OutBack Power Technologies

OutBack Power has been the recognized leader in the development and manufacture of battery-based renewable energy systems for over 18 years. As the regulatory and incentive landscape changes almost daily, consumers are quickly moving away from simple grid-connected systems to smart, battery-based designs that combine energy independence with smart home technology that is good for the budget and the environment. OutBack Power is now part of EnerSys and draws on the resources and expertise of the world’s leading provider of stored energy solutions. Whether the application is in rural microgrids in Africa, rural electrification projects in Latin America, remote off-grid cabins in Alaska, or a suburban home in Southern California, OutBack Power Technologies has set the bar for delivering advanced electronics to convert energy to renewable energy storage . More information is available at www.outbackpower.com.

About Tigo

Tigo is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2007 by a team of experienced technologists. Combining a unique system-level approach with expertise in semiconductors, power electronics and solar energy, the Tigo team developed first-generation Smart Module Optimizer technology for the solar industry. Tigo’s vision is to use the integrated and retrofitted Flex MLPE and communication technology to reduce the cost of solar power. By partnering with tier 1 module and inverter manufacturers in the industry, Tigo can focus on its key innovation with the smartest modular TS4 platform and leverage the wider ecosystem. Tigo operates in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Japan, China, Australia and the Middle East. Visit www.tigoenergy.com.

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