Tigo Energy, the smart module market leader, today announced the addition of a powerful communications and safety hub to its industry leading smart module platform. The Cloud Connect (CC) is an on-site interface to modules, inverters, and other accessories. In addition, the CC functions as the gateway to Tigos SMART cloud services.
The Cloud Connect provides a centralized safety platform for firefighters and installers. The CC supports on-site deactivation of the array and, when combined with Tigos smart module technology, is compliant with Rapid Shutdown requirements (NEC 2014). The CC also supports the collection of data from string inverters, AC meters, and other equipment that is transmitted, analyzed, and displayed by Tigos SMART cloud services.
Tigo also announced the introduction of the Tigo SMART mobile app that connects directly to the Cloud Connect via a Wi-Fi hotspot the first in the market deploying mobile commissioning capabilities. SMART, which is available on both iOS and Android, enables installers to configure a system from a smart phone. This also eliminates the need to enter a customers house to connect directly to an internet router.
The Cloud Connect includes:
Din-rail mounting, to easily fit inside a standard breaker,
Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity for internet backhaul,
RS-485 port to support inverter and third party accessory monitoring,
Supports third party ON mushroom safety buttons,
Hard-wired industrial power supply (enabling hard-wired 208 or 240V power connection).
We are excited to introduce this key component in our platform, said Ron Hadar, President of Tigo Energy. Tigos platform is supported by all of the major inverter and module manufacturers globally. The Cloud Connect makes deploying Tigos platform even faster and enables installers to harness more of their system data. Its a big step forward for the module-level power electronics industry.
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