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CPS PV Inverters Provide Rapid Shutdown with Tigo’s UL Certification - April 17, 2019



Chint Power Systems PV Inverters Provide Rapid Shutdown with Tigo’s UL Certification

The compatible solution of smart MLPE and commercial inverters are compliant 
with NEC 690.12 2017 throughout North America

Los Gatos, CA, April 17, 2019 – Tigo®, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, today announced the new Underwriter Laboratories (UL) certification of its TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems (RSS) with Chint Power Solutions (CPS), a North American renowned smart energy solution provider. The CPS inverters listed below successfully certified with Tigo’s RSS solutions: TS4-F (Fire Safety), TS4-O (Optimization), and TS4-L (Long String). Tigo is currently compatible and available with CPS and more tier one certified inverter manufacturing partners throughout the U.S. Contact Tigo to learn more about RSS information for integrated or retrofitted PV installations. 

This UL certification is part of Tigo’s multivendor initiative providing customers with the advantages of reliable, safe, and cost-effective solutions. The use of Tigo smart modules and high efficiency inverters allows design flexibility for installers to comply with National Electric Code (NEC) 2017 690.12 RSS regulations. Tigo has also been internationally recognized as the only module-level power electronic vendor with UL-certified RSS with multiple PV module manufacturers. To learn more about Tigo’s RSS solutions, join Tigo’s online NABCEP-accredited trainings.

The following CPS inverters are newly UL-listed as a Rapid Shutdown System with Tigo’s TS4 units:

 

TS4-F (Fire Safety) 
The most cost-effective RSS solution with SunSpec-defined power-line communication.

 
CPS SCA36KTL 
 
CPS SCA50KTL
with firmware 9.0 or later

 
CPS SCA50KTL
with firmware 9.0 or later

 

 

TS4-O (Optimization) and TS4-L (Long Strings)

The only UL-certified multivendor RSS in the U.S. solar market also include additional features like optimization and long string designs.

 
CPS SCA36KTL 
 
CPS SCA50KTL
with firmware 9.0 or later

 
CPS SCA50KTL
with firmware 9.0 or later

 
 
Tigo is currently taking orders - for price and delivery of RSS UL-certified TS4 products, contact +1.408.402.0802 ext. 1, sales@tigoenergy.com, or consult your preferred solar distributor. For more information about CPS inverters, visit https://www.chintpowersystems.com.

 
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About CPS America 
CPS, Chint Power Systems, is a subsidiary of the Chint Group. CPS America was founded in Texas in 2009 and its operating headquarters is in Pomona, California. CPS is the USA market leader for 3-phase string inverters with well over 2GW shipped in America. Texas continues to be the service and support center for North America, while fulfillment operations are in Pomona. CPS has a team of service, sales, operations and applications engineers distributed across North America. CPS America is a subsidiary of Chint Power Systems, a global inverter business with 10GW installed worldwide. Visit www.chintpowersystems.com.

 
About Tigo Energy, Inc.

Tigo is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2007 by a team of experienced technologists. Combining a unique systems-level approach with expertise in semiconductors, power electronics, and solar energy, the Tigo team developed the first-generation Smart Module Optimizer technology for the solar industry. Tigo's vision is to leverage integrated and retrofitted Flex MLPE and communications technology to drive the cost of solar electricity down. By partnering with tier 1 module and inverter manufacturers in the industry, Tigo is able to focus on its key innovation with the smartest TS4 modular platform and leverage the broader ecosystem. Tigo has operations in the USA, Europe, Latin America, Japan, China, Australia, and the Middle East. Visit www.tigoenergy.com.
 
Media Contact for Tigo
Tiffany Douglass
408.402.0802 x 430
marketing@tigoenergy.com