Enphase Energy Forays into Poland; Inks Distribution Pact with SmartX

Enphase Energy, a solar microinverters specialist, has forayed into Poland via a distribution partnership with SmartX, a solar microinverters distributor in Poland.

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Enphase Energy microinverters IQ7The company’s move of entering into Poland is significant as currently, the country has one of the top 5 solar markets in Europe, with an estimated installed capacity of over 1 GW.

Commenting on the collaboration, Piotr Redkiewicz, CEO at SmartX, said that “we are excited to work with Enphase to further the growth of solar throughout Poland.”

“Enphase microinverters offer unique advantages for European solar markets, particularly in new build and small residential systems due to their scalable architecture, and significantly enhance the customer experience in terms of quality and performance,” added Redkiewicz.

Further, the installer network of SmartX across Poland offers both residential and small commercial microinverter systems, utilizing  Enphase IQ 7™ family of microinverters including IQ 7, IQ 7+™ and IQ 7X™.

Moreover, it’s residential solar systems are outfitted with Enphase Envoy™ communications gateways, which connect an Enphase-based solar system to the Enphase Enlighten™ monitoring platform and helps make per-panel energy monitoring and insights for operations and maintenance (O&M) easy.

“We are pleased to work with SmartX to introduce our products in Poland,” said David Ranhoff, chief commercial officer at Enphase Energy.

Ranhoff also said that “both companies share a commitment to providing the highest quality solutions and superior customer experience, and we look forward to our continued collaboration in the promising Polish solar market.”

Speaking on the performance of Enphase products, Radek Koczwara, owner at Roka Energy Poland, commented “Enphase microinverters are easy to install, reliable and produce more energy than traditional central inverter photovoltaic (PV) systems. As an experienced solar installer, I decided to concentrate on Enphase products because my customers have been very happy with them, which has helped build a good reputation for my business.”

Besides, the microinverters manufacturer claimed that its products are subjected to rigorous reliability and quality testing regimen with over an aggregated 1 million hours of cumulative power-on testing to ensure exceptional performance under heat, high humidity, salty air, and extreme cold.

Meanwhile, Enphase microinverters are designed to be long-lived energy assets and are backed by a 25-year limited warranty.

In April this year, Enphase had entered into a microinverter supply agreement with Soual-headquartered Courant Naturel, a fast-growing residential solar installer serving residential solar customers in the southwest region in France.

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Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.