Companies work together to advance solar energy savings for businesses, schools, government agencies, and residential users
LOS GATOS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 – Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex Module-Level Power Electronics (MLPE) platform, and Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced they are collaborating to help users of solar energy reduce their costs through IoT technologies.
Tigo is using an IoT solution enabled by Aeris to provide worldwide cellular connectivity under a single platform to businesses, schools, government agencies and residential users. Aeris IoT Connectivity services offer many innovative features that allow Tigo to enhance its service delivery and increase service radius. Tigo will incorporate the Aeris IoT Services platform into its best-in-class monitoring platform for users of solar energy who do not have access to Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections.
Tigo was founded by a team of experienced technologists and currently is under the leadership of Zvi Alon. Combining a unique systems-level approach with expertise in semi-conductors, power electronics, and solar energy, Tigo developed the next-generation Flex MLPE platform and Smart Module Optimizer technology for the solar industry. Tigo is the first to deliver IoT technology for the PV module with its TS4 platform, which has been adopted by more than 40 manufacturers.
Tigo has operations in the USA, Europe, Latin America, Japan, China, Australia, and the Middle East. The vertical markets served by Tigo are commercial and utility; schools and government; residential; Public Procurement Authority (PPA), and third-party finance companies.
- Zvi Alon, CEO, Tigo
“Expanding Tigo’s coverage under a single Internet of Things global platform means we can uninhibitedly market our superior monitoring solutions. Aeris’ IoT Service platform enables us to deliver a higher quality, reliable cellular connection to more customers around the world.”
- Raj Kanaya, Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director of Automotive, Aeris, and CEO, Aeris Japan
“Aeris is an Internet of Things industry leader and, by collaborating with Tigo, we are helping enable its customers the opportunity to reduce the cost of solar energy through IoT. The Aeris IoT Services platform is built for IoT and globally-tested at scale. We have for more than a decade unlocked IoT value for businesses and OEMs of every size around the world.”
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Tigo is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2007 by a team of experienced technologists. Combining a unique systems-level approach with expertise in semi-conductors, 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, across Europe, Latin America, Japan, China, Australia and the Middle East.
Aeris is a global technology partner with a proven history of helping companies unlock the value of IoT. For more than a decade, we’ve powered critical projects for some of the most demanding customers of IoT services. Aeris strives to fundamentally improve businesses by dramatically reducing costs, accelerating time-to-market, and enabling new revenue streams. Built from the ground up for IoT and road tested at scale, Aeris IoT Services are based on the broadest technology stack in the industry, spanning connectivity up to vertical solutions. As veterans of the industry, we know that implementing an IoT solution can be complex, and we pride ourselves on making it simpler.
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