Jan 23, 2024
[Nairobi, Kenya. January 23, 2024] Huawei, the leading global provider of digital power products and solutions, has today launched new Smart PV Solution, Residential LUNA 2.0 into the Eastern Africa market. The LUNA 2.0 is suited to residential homes and Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) offices across Eastern Africa.
Huawei Fusionsolar Residential Smart PV & ESS Product Launch - Eastern African Region
Speaking during the launch of the product, Mr. Olivier Du, CEO, Huawei Digital Power Eastern Africa Region, noted that the energy industry has shifted from natural resources to technological innovation, giving rise to rapid growth for the solar industry. Over its 25 years of operation in East Africa, Huawei has a deep understanding of the region’s energy and technology requirements. “We have launched Smart PV & ESS solutions for all scenarios in the African residential market, in our commitment to bring clean energy to every person, home, and organization.”
Additionally, Olivier asserted that quality is the cornerstone of the rapid development of the industry, pointing out that with the increase in sales and installations, the importance of quality will become inescapable. As such, three aspects of quality should be prioritized namely; product quality, delivery quality, and service quality. According to him, Huawei achieves product quality through product design and component selection because the company believes that an end-to-end high-quality target can only be achieved by building quality on processes.
CEO of Huawei Digital Power Eastern Africa Region, Olivier Du speaks at the launch
Mr. Nick Lusson, the Vice President, Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region, who delivered a presentation on the unique features of the new product LUNA 2.0 highlighted that the LUNA 2.0 has better aesthetic innovation, increased intelligence, active safety, and is extremely reliable. “LUNA 2.0 is like a work of art in your home” Nick remarked. He explained that the solution can be grouped into three categories depending on the energy needs of the customer, namely: 2~10 kW inverter with 7 kWh battery capacity, 2~10 kW- with 14 kWh, and 2~10 kW with 21 kWh. In addition to this, the system can be expanded from a single battery pack of 7kWh to 42kWh to meet specific requirements of each customer.
The LUNA 2.0 is a one-stop solution which offers stable and reliable power to homes, offices and apartments. Furthermore, the solution supports seamless on-grid and off-grid switchover through the SmartGuard changeover switch, which prevents power interruption during power outages. The Luna 2.0 also has an elegant and sleek design; it has no fuse, no LCD, and no buttons compared to other brands. The solar solution also has an intelligent monitoring and management system, which helps to ensure less downtime and even better return on investment.
Nick reinforced that the solar solution is a one-stop solution, its inverter has electromagnetic compatibility that meets national standards. Apart from that, the solution has SmartDesign 2.0, an online tool that allows installers to create a PV system with the 3D modeling function in order to provide a better experience and spot business success.
Vice President of Huawei Digital Power Eastern Africa Region, Nick Lusson speaks during the event
Besides the Luna2.0, the other residential solution available is the iSitePower-M. iSitePower-M is an all-in-one modular Smart String Energy Storage system, with multi-scenario applications, such as apartments, business outlets, houses or villas. Additionally, iSitePower-M is a hybrid power solution which integrates grid, solar, Diesel Generator (DG) and battery. It is widely used in off-grid and unreliable grid areas to provide reliable and stable power backup. iSitePower-M has an integrated high-density design, ranging from a 5kWh to a 45kWh battery configuration, flexible to meet different customer energy needs.
During the event, Huawei Digital Power also released its residential partner policy, true to its commitment to achieving mutually beneficial outcomes with partners in an integrated ecosystem. The ecosystem partner policies are capability-driven, based on four measures, ‘PSEE’. Profitability: to secure the profitability of partners; Simplicity: to simplify policies and processes for easier cooperation; Enablement: to improve partner capabilities continuously; and Ecosystem: to invest in ecosystem development.
Two valued partners, Davis & Shirtliff, and Nabico Enterprises Limited, attested to Huawei's support for business partners, and continues to provide seamless solar solutions to Kenyan customers, leveraging Huawei products.
The group photo
In its entirety, the event was a great success, having an attendance of almost 100 professionals, among them PV installers and Huawei industry partners. Huawei remains committed in continuous technology innovation and sustainability, enabling a low-carbon smart society with clean energy.
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