Tigo Energy announced the availability of the new HECO-certified Tigo EI Residential Solar Solution for the Hawaii market, including a new 3.8-kW option. With its inclusion in HECO’s list of approved solar products that meet the mandatory functions set forth in Rule 14H, Tigo and its distribution partners can now provide solar installers with a flexible and reliable solar + storage solution for the growing residential market across the island.
The Tigo Energy Intelligence product line allows maximum flexibility in an integrated system that is easy to install, quick to commission and easy to maintain through the Tigo EI mobile app and a browser-based program. The Tigo EI platform provides system diagnosis and over-the-air software upgrades and enables energy production monitoring for greater visibility and understanding of energy systems. With warranties on all hardware, homeowners and installers can continue to rely on product performance and support from Tigo Energy. As a leading market for renewable energy in general, and energy storage, in particular, the addition of a 3.8kW Tigo EI inverter will give Hawaii homeowners a significant right-size solar systems and optimize their solar-to-storage mix.
“Hawaii has a high concentration of experienced high-quality installers working with savvy homeowners making this market the spearhead for renewable energy adoption and policy. energy in the US. The islands are an important leading indicator in the United States for the transition to renewable energy,” said Derek Noble, senior vice president of North America sales at Tigo Energy. “As one of the most mature solar markets in the United States, Hawaiians demand the best from their equipment suppliers. Tigo is pleased to offer a premium, HECO-certified EI residential solar solution proven in other markets in the US and Europe last year.
The Tigo 3.8-kW EI inverter joins the 7.6-kW and 11.4-kW models in offering high-efficiency energy conversion for home consumption or export to the grid. When combined with Tigo’s line of TS4 MLPE products, it provides module-level optimization, monitoring and fast shutdown and allows home energy backup when paired with an energy storage system in house like Tigo EI Battery. The Tigo EI Battery provides energy bill management for time-of-use rate plans and backup energy in the event of a grid outage and can be configured for whole-house and critical load backup to satisfy a comprehensive range of needs. of home energy. Tigo EI battery systems are rated at 9.9-kWh energy per enclosure, with a usable capacity of 9.0 kWh.
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