BayWa r.e. to distribute REC Alpha Series solar modules in U.S.
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC, a U.S. distributor of top-tier solar and energy storage components and systems, is now a Platinum distributor for REC Americas LLC’s Alpha Series solar modules. The partnership also includes REC’s Certified Solar Professional dealer program, which will be available to qualified installers.
The REC Alpha Series modules include 380-watt 60-cell and 450-watt 72-cell versions. Because of their high-power density, the premium panels produce 20% more energy compared to conventional modules, driving down solar electricity generation costs for homeowners and businesses. REC Alpha modules installed by REC Certified Solar Professionals carry the comprehensive 25-year Pro Trust Warranty, which covers product and labor, and guarantees performance at or above 92% of nameplate power in year 25.
“BayWa r.e. has traditionally worked with a select group of module manufacturers to ensure high quality and support, and the addition of the REC Alpha Series expands our offering to include another high-performance line of products,” said David Dunlap, VP of operations at BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC. “REC and BayWa r.e. share a strong focus on quality and excellent service, and the REC Certified Solar Professional program allows our customers to connect more directly with the manufacturer for best-in-class support.”
“REC has always worked with a very limited number of distributors, so this alliance opens our products to new customers via the strong distribution channels that BayWa r.e. is known for,” said Cary Hayes, president of REC Americas LLC. “This agreement further strengthens our two companies’ global partnership and will allow solar contractors across the U.S. to have more access to REC’s products as well as to benefit from BayWa r.e.’s excellent customer support and logistics.”
REC Americas is the North American division of REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy company headquartered in Norway, which has distribution partnerships with several sister BayWa r.e. companies around the world.
The REC Alpha modules are available through the BayWa r.e. online store. The REC Solar Professional program will be offered to qualified contractors via BayWa r.e., which will be sharing more details on the training opportunities soon.
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