eIQ Energy, Inc. uses unique power management technology to make solar energy more effective and affordable. The company’s Parallel Solar technology, built around the vBoost DC Parallel System, reduces overall system costs and enables a true parallel architecture, benefiting system designers, installers and operators.
eIQ Energy was founded in 2007 with the principal goal of improving the performance and the return on investment for clean energy sources such as photovoltaic systems. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., eIQ Energy’s executive team combines sophisticated knowledge of power supply design, semiconductors and energy management with broad entrepreneurial skills.
Until recently, the electronics used in PV systems – inverters and Balance of Systems (BoS) have been an overlooked and underinvested part of the solar ecosystem, despite being a $2.2+ billion market. But in the last two years, there has been a surge in investment and entrepreneurial activity in solar BoS. We have listed all […]
The flood of solar startups in the distributed electronics sector used to divide itself up neatly between parallel ACmicroinverter firms like Enphase, Petra Solar, and SolarBridge and their distributed MPPT and DC-boost brethren like SolarEdge and Tigo. Startup eIQ adds another facet to the distributed electronics category — parallel DC. VC-funded by NGEN and […]