Enphase inverters contributed to Ikea's complete solar offer in Australia

Aug 27, 2020 06:18 PM ET
  • The California-based energy modern technology firm has revealed that its microinverters have been picked for Solargain's complete solar offerings in Australia, including the store's deal in partnership with the Swedish furnishings titan.
Enphase inverters contributed to Ikea's complete solar offer in Australia
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US microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy has broadened its footprint in Australia on the back of a brand-new collaboration with Solargain, one of the country's leading retailers. On Thursday, the supplier introduced that its costs inverter option had been selected for Solargain's turnkey retail solar offerings in Australia.

The Perth-based retailer with more than 70,000 solar installments throughout the nation under its belt is focused on introducing the residential solar experience. For instance, the firm was picked by Ikea as its Australian companion to support its in-store and also online solar offering launched in June.

For both solar bundles offered in Australia, Ikea has actually chosen Growatt products, including its X generation inverters as well as residential lithium-ion battery storage space systems in addition to Trina Solar's 370W components. By virtue of the new partnership, Australian customers buying a Solargain-IKEA solar system will certainly have an option to select a package with Enphase IQ 7+ microinverters.

As revealed at the launch, the brand-new Ikea house solar deal in Australia, Solstråle, will certainly occur in waves, with the purpose of making it available during 2020 to consumers located within 100 kilometres of an Ikea shop in all states as well as territories where the furniture brand is present.

One more instance is Solargain's collaboration with Qantas, Australia's biggest airline company. The retailer's customers can gain Qantas points for different wise energy acquisitions, including Enphase microinverter-based solar offerings.

" Solargain's mission is to make the advantages of solar power a lot more easily accessible to Australian house owners, and also our collaborations with IKEA and also Qantas are terrific landmarks in this endeavor," claimed Solargain CEO Keera Single. "Solargain has enjoyed a long and also considerable company relationship with Enphase, and we more than happy to be able to include an innovative, premium brand Enphase microinverter in our retail solar offerings that our team believe will certainly deliver exceptional results for our customers."

Considering that they can streamline solar installations, optimize power manufacturing and also deliver a complete AC system that makes certain neither installers neither home owners are revealed to high-voltage DC, IQ 7+ microinverters may be advised for residences with complicated roofs, little roofs as well as partial shading. They can be used with modules of 235 to 440 W and also 60 and also 72 cells.

Introduced in the Australian market in 2018, the IQ 7 and also IQ 7+ replaced the S-Series design as a practically 50% lighter solution, offering much easier handling on the roofing. In Australia, the Enphase microinverters are backed by a 10-year warranty, which can be extended for a charge to 15, 20 or 25 years by the house owner.

The supplier states its Enphase IQ 7+ microinverters integrated into the Solargain-Ikea offering are outfitted with the Enphase Envoy communications entrance, which links each system to the Enphase Enlighten keeping an eye on platform and makes per-panel power tracking as well as insights for operations and maintenance simple.

"Solargain's success is an effective example of how Enphase microinverters can be leveraged to unlock innovative residential solar results with unmatched design flexibility, top quality, and performance," said Dave Ranhoff, primary industrial officer at Enphase Energy.

Previously, Enphase sealed a take care of the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) to provide its wise microinverters as part of the Australian insurance company's effort to improve its current residential as well as business solar offerings. Enphase IQ 7+ microinverters have actually also been selected by Sydney-based pre-fabricated solar array supplier 5B for the Resilient Energy Collective bushfire relief campaign that intends to bring power back to disaster-affected Australian neighborhoods.

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