PV Powerhouses Panasonic and SolarEdge Introduce Optimized High-performance Smart Module
Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America and global leader in smart energy, SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ:SEDG), today introduced the HIT® S Series Module, a new premium smart module for the U.S. residential market optimized by SolarEdge. This module represents the integration of industry-leading solar technology from Panasonic and SolarEdge to simplify and accelerate solar module installation, and deliver more power to homeowners.
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Panasonic's HIT® S Series Module, a new premium smart module for the U.S. residential market optimized by SolarEdge (Photo: Business Wire)
Expanding Panasonic’s photovoltaic high-performance HIT® portfolio, the HIT® S Series Module with a SolarEdge power optimizer is designed to generate more solar power in all conditions, including high temperatures, as compared to leading competitors, due to Panasonic’s industry-low temperature co-efficient.
“As states across the U.S. follow in California’s footsteps to incentivize and require solar module installations, energy storage and energy-efficient upgrades, industry leaders like Panasonic and SolarEdge must continue pushing boundaries in solar technology innovation,” said Mukesh Sethi, General Manager, Solar and Energy Storage Division, Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. “Bolstered by a SolarEdge power optimizer, the new HIT® S Series smart module represents the latest advancement for our Photovoltaic HIT® portfolio, offering industry-leading premium power in even the highest temperatures, while yielding homeowners more cost savings and enhanced protection.”
The new HIT® S Series smart module with a SolarEdge power optimizer offers simplified logistics to accelerate installation. Designed to specifically work with SolarEdge inverters, the module offers all the SolarEdge benefits of increased energy production for faster return on investment, improved design flexibility for enhanced aesthetic and optimal rooftop design, module-level monitoring of real-time system performance, as well as enhanced safety with SafeDC™ technology for module-level shutdown. Additionally, the SolarEdge inverter, which works with the HIT® S Series smart module, is future-ready to upgrade to StorEdge® or EV-charging, helping homeowners increase energy independence.