Exel Solar Partners with Sunpreme Promoting the Most Technically Advanced Smart Bifacial PV Modules Commercially Available Today

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Exel Solar, the largest independent distributor of PV products in Mexico, announces a strategic partnership with Sunpreme Inc. to offer Smart Bi-facial PV Modules, the most technically advanced product available on the market.

With nationwide coverage throughout Mexico, Exel Solar has been offering world-class distribution capabilities since 2012. “Our strategic partnership with Sunpreme gives us a huge advantage since we are able to offer to the Mexican market a truly technically advanced Smart PV Module with proven reliability at a competitive price. Sunpreme brings a strong technical collaboration and professional customer support to this partnership,” said Horacio Duhart, President and CEO at Exel Solar. “We are offering a powerful value proposition to drive business growth, and we are excited to work with Sunpreme, their customer-driven culture of technical excellence and high quality products,” added Duhart.

Sunpreme Smart Modules offer customers with advanced functionality that maximizes energy yield and peak string level AC/DC ratio using impedance matching technology. It lowers system costs by increasing string length by up to 30% resulting in fewer BOS components. The Smart Module components work together to communicate wirelessly through the gateway, allowing users to monitor system performance accurately in real time, while meeting NEC 690.12 rapid shutdown safety standards. The modules are Bi-facial, double glass, frameless, aesthetically great looking, easy to install with innovative racking and mounting solutions, and feature 21.5% efficient Cells enabling 310W 60-cell and 370W 72-cell Modules, and a low thermal coefficient of -0.28%/C.

“We are privileged to partner with a premier distributor in making Sunpreme available to Exel Solar´s strong customer base in Mexico. Exel Solar presents us with a strategic and immediate downstream opportunity in the growing Mexico Solar Market,” said Surinder S. Bedi, Executive Vice President for Market Development, System Products, and Global Quality & Reliability at Sunpreme. “We congratulate Exel Solar for their extraordinary commitment to high quality standards and helping developers reach their energy goals. We have demonstrated a highly compelling offering that integrates the technologies, product reliability and most cost effective solar electricity solution. The Bi-facial technology – allows the module to absorb light from both sides, increasing energy yield (kWh per kWp). Our carefully designed Smart Modules with advanced optimization solution further accelerates kWh yield and peak string level AC/DC ratio, and reducing installation time and complexity with fewer BOS components. Sunpreme has historically offered reliable products — tested and certified to withstand the most challenging environmental solutions ranging from extreme hot to extreme cold, increased snow load and wind resistance, and coupled with one of the best power warranties in the industry. As a strategic partner, we will deliver measurable business outcomes by bringing together expertise and capabilities, and to maximize project financial returns and its lifetime yield,” added Bedi

With offices and warehouses in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara and Mérida, Exel Solar is the largest PV Distributor in Mexico providing installers with most innovative PV products, PV training, Technical Support and Financial Services. Exel Solar has extensive experience in PV systems, pioneering installations of the first system of PV modules interconnected to the grid in southeastern Mexico. Exel Solar is recognized nationally for consistent high quality engineering services, installation support and customer services. For more information, please visit WWW.EXELSOLAR.COM

About Sunpreme Inc.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Sunpreme is a global solar photovoltaic company that designs, develops and manufactures its proprietary HCT. Sunpreme provides the world’s most powerful Bi-facial double glass frameless modules with STC outputs of 300 W-500W based on a patented HCT platform. With 7 of top 10 rankings among thin-film PV products, Sunpreme solutions are deployed across the US, including Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaiian Islands, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, Utah, Vermont, and worldwide, in Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Fiji, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, the Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey and UK. For more information, please visit: www.sunpreme.com.

Contact: Samantha Lam, slam@sunpreme.com

SOURCE Sunpreme Inc.