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Tigo Energy Selected By Alwayson As A Goinggreen Silicon Valley Global 200 Winner

Recognized for creating technology innovations in green technology.

Los Gatos, CALIF., November 19, 2012Tigo Energy®, the market leader in SmartModuleTM and optimizer technology for photovoltaic (PV) solar, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners.  Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing and entrenched players in green technology. Tigo Energy was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Tigo Energy and the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s seventh annual GoingGreen Silicon Valley, November 27th and 28th, 2012, at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, CA.

GoingGreen Silicon Valley is a two-day executive event where cutting-edge greentech CEOs meet the movers and shakers from the biggest industries on earth. Green technology innovators are transforming trillion dollar industries—and the solutions they are delivering not only promise to clean up pollution and restore ecosystems, but bring abundance and prosperity to everyone on earth.

“This year’s GoingGoing Global 200 displays a maturity in the green technology industry that makes it very attractive to both investors and innovators.  Greentech research is maturing rapidly, and as it couples with technology innovators and investors, companies are emerging that have the ability to change the way we live our lives for the better and bring huge returns to their founders and funders.” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s GoingGreen Global 200 winners are pushing the bounds of how technology can bring about change in the war on our planet’s waning resources.  The strength of these companies lies in their ability to nurture innovative ideas and seen them through to successful, sustainable, and profitable businesses.”

The GoingGreen Global 200 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and green technology industry insiders.  The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.

Tigo Energy’s technology enables existing and new solar arrays to work more efficiently, safely and provides system owners with remote monitoring and control capabilities at the module-level. Their optimizers lower system cost per watt, while increasing design simplicity. Their integration into smart modules and inverters has further reduced the amount of equipment and labor required to monitor and optimize solar arrays.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn GoingGreen Silicon Valley 200 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-GoingGreen-Global-200-Top-Private-Companies

 “This recognition further demonstrates our value to solar consumers,” said Sam Arditi, CEO, Tigo Energy. “We believe that making solar more efficient and available at a lower cost is absolutely critical to the success of the industry. Our products and partnerships are the perfect example of how to use innovation to make solar more accessible and efficient as a source of clean energy.”

About Tigo Energy

Tigo Energy designs the #1 PV solar optimizer and SmartModuleTM technology utilizing patented impedance matching technology, enabling 25% more power density and efficiency on any roof or utility project, uneven string lengths and different orientations. Installers and system owners achieve the highest ROI by increasing energy production and maximum system up-time for new systems and retrofits. Headquartered in the Silicon Valley, Tigo Energy is an innovative force partnering with module, inverter and combiner box manufacturers to embed these technologies and monitor arcing, fire and safety hazards. Tigo Energy delivers the most effective string monitoring, theft prevention and fleet management. For more information, visit www.tigoenergy.com.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

Contact:

Lisette Rauwendaal
Tigo Energy Public Relations
408-402-0802 ext. 433
Lisette.r@tigoenergy.com