June / 10 / 2015
Gigawatt joins APS microinverter distribution network


Leading solar provider Gigawatt will distribute the APS line of advanced microinverter products, in a first-time partnership between the two companies.

Placentia, Calif.-based Gigawatt is a full-service solar provider offering PV system design, financing and installation for residential and commercial customers.

The company distributes solar products through its website.

Deep Patel, Gigawatt CEO, hailed the agreement that brings the APS microinverter line to Gigawatt's portfolio of top-quality solar offerings.  

"APS has emerged from the solar pack with forward-thinking and popular microinverter products," Patel said. "Their line is an excellent addition to our distribution channel. Our customers will find them reliable and easy to work with."  

Read the whole story here.   

For information on Gigawatt solar distribution and services, see and


Our A+ Rewards installer rebate program has proved so popular, we're extending the rebate period through the end of June.  


That gives participating installers an extra month to earn cash back for purchasing APS microinverters.


That's right - every APS YC500 microinverter you purchase from a qualifying distributor through June 30, 2015, will earn you $10 back from APS. Show proof of purchase through the rebate website, and APS will send you a VisaŽ Gift Card with $10 value added for every microinverter purchased during the period. Full terms and conditions of the rebate program are available at  


If you're not currently part of A+ Rewards, find out about our next rebate promotion by emailing


Installers: sign up for APS certified training webinars


APS offers certified installer training webinars twice a month, on first and third Wednesdays.


Three sessions are available, covering YC500A microinverter installation, as well as installation and setup of the APS Energy Communication Unit (ECU) and APS Energy Monitoring and Analysis (EMA) software.  


Send an email to to enroll. Please include the following in your enrollment request: Student Name, Company Name, Email Address and Phone Number.


Training invitations are sent the Tuesday before scheduled training. The invitation will include: WebEx link, phone number, access code and a Training Packet.


The training packet includes the presentations, technical manuals, our Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) policy, technical support contact information and various other job aids.


Upcoming training sessions include (all times PST):


JULY 1: 8-9 a.m. YC500A Microinverter Installation 9-10 a.m. Energy Communication Unit (ECU) Training


JULY 15: 8-9 a.m. Energy Communication Unit (ECU) Training 9-10 a.m. Energy Monitoring and Analysis (EMA) Training


AUGUST 5: 8-9 a.m. YC500A Microinverter Installation 9-10 a.m. Energy Communication Unit (ECU) Training


AUGUST 19: 8-9 a.m. Energy Communication Unit (ECU) Training 9-10 a.m. Energy Monitoring and Analysis (EMA) Training  


Email to enroll and become a certified APS microinverter installer today.


Upcoming Events:

The PowerStore offers installation training in Texas


APS and The PowerStore offer hands-on microinverter installation training from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 30 at the The PowerStore's, Alvarado, Texas, sales center, East FM917, Suite A.It's the first event of its kind in Texas, and marks the recent distribution agreement between APS, the world's No. 2 microinverter supplier by shipments, and top-tier solar distributor The PowerStore.

Register by contacting The PowerStore at (888) 244-2979.

Learn how the powerful APS microinverter solution is quicker and easier to install, and can save thousands of dollars in installation costs.

Continental breakfast and luncheon are included in both events.

Email for more information, or to bring APS microinverter installation training to your market.


Become an APS Distributor



Fast-growing APS is bringing advanced solar solutions to new markets and customers across the U.S. Join our distribution network and find out why APS ranked No. 2 in global market share among top microinverter suppliers by shipments in 2013 (source: GTM Research).


Contact our sales team:
APS America   
600 Ericksen Ave NE, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98110 |  844.666.7035  |