Enphase Energy moves into EV charging with ClipperCreek procurement

Nov 18, 2021 02:54 PM ET
  • Microinverter distributor Enphase Energy has actually entered the electric vehicle (EV) charging field with the acquisition of charging station supplier ClipperCreek.
Enphase Energy moves into EV charging with ClipperCreek procurement
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In addition to developing a domestic manufacturing impact for Enphase, the bargain will certainly offer the business's suppliers and installers with EV chargers that can be marketed along with solar and battery systems.

Using EV charging remedies for residential as well as industrial customers in the US, California-based ClipperCreek has to day offered greater than 110,000 Level 2 AC charging stations.

Enphase claimed the enhancing infiltration of EVs has ramifications for home energy administration, as households not only take in considerably even more power with an EV, yet likewise have a huge battery that can be utilized for both backup and grid services.

" We are very delighted to present ClipperCreek to our suppliers and installers around the world," said Badri Kothandaraman, Chief Executive Officer of Enphase Energy. "Handling EV charging is an essential part of our approach."

ClipperCreek owner and chief executive officer Jason France claimed his business will have the ability to capitalize on Enphase's power conversion innovation, making understanding and also distribution connections.

Anticipated to close by completion of 2021, the purchase follows Enphase's procurement earlier this year of Sofdesk, which has actually established a system that enables solar installers to create PV systems as well as generate quotes for clients.

Having actually reported record quarterly income in Q3 2021, Enphase lately exposed it is adding a brand-new automated production line to its facility in Mexico, taking the business's complete outcome to 5 million microinverters per quarter by the end of this year.

Enphase follows various other US rooftop solar gamers in increasing into the EV charging room, with SunPower ending up being the preferred solar as well as storage service provider for clients of EV charging company Wallbox as well as Sunnova forming a partnership with ChargePoint.

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