JA Solar picks Tigo Energy to optimize the Smart Module Line

Module production at a JA Solar facility

JA Solar has selected Tigo Energy to optimize its newly launched JA smart module series. They help to integrate Tigo’s technology into the junction box providing efficient, safe, improved panel-level monitoring by using 30 percent longer strings.

Smart modules are an important advance for the entire industry. It demonstrates company’s commitment to leading the industry through innovation. Tigo’s solution will help to meet customers’ high expectations for functionality and reliability. Tigo is a valuable technology and marketing partner, said, Yong Liu, COO, JA Solar.

JA Solar always prefer highest quality components for its products and this technology from Tigo Energy is meeting the required standard.

Module production at a JA Solar facility
Module production at a JA Solar facility

All JA Solar products are manufactured through an automated, in-house procedure, inspected and certified by PI-Berlin, Solar-IF, TÜV SÜD and ETL for reliability as well as harsh climate endurance.

Recently Tigo announced that its optimizing technology satisfies the NEC quick shutdown requirements in the U.S., enabling the modules to meet the target set by 2014 code.

Selection of this technology by JA Solar validates company’s business model as well as procedure, said Zvi Alon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tigo Energy

JA Solar’s smart module will be on display at the Solar Power International conference in Las Vegas from October 21 to 23, 2014.

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