Shoals Technologies Group Raises the Bar, Becoming First Balance of Systems Supplier to Receive ETL Certification to UL9703 for 1000V PV Harnesses

Portland, TN, July 25, 2012 --( Shoals Technologies Group (“Shoals”), the global leader in Balance of System components, proudly announces it has received ETL certification to UL9703 standards for 1000V PV Harnesses. These listed PV harnesses utilize the Shoals Interconnect ™ System, which has been an integral part of the firm's exponential growth. This recognition, that adds to an already impressive group of listed products, cements Shoals as the leading innovative force in the PV market.

“The Shoals Interconnect™ has been the foundation on which our company was built. Receiving UL9703 certification for both 600V and 1000V configurations is a major milestone that will help increase the adoption of our solutions throughout the industry and continue to reduce the cost per watt of installations globally,” says Dean Solon, President & CEO.

These harnesses are configurable with the top PV connector manufacturers worldwide and available for both thin film or crystalline applications. Multi-Contact’s MC4 connectors are now UL9703 1000Vdc certified when used as part of Shoals’ integration harnesses. Up to 50% of the necessary wire required to complete a PV installation can be reduced simply by utilizing Shoals' world class full engineering support to optimize any size installation.

Features of harnesses utilizing the Shoals Interconnect™ System include:
- Resistance Welded Joints
- Shoals SS Sealing Technology
- Custom manufactured to the install
- Pre-labeled to decrease installation time and errors
- Available manufacturing in USA and China

For more information regarding Shoals PV harness solutions and the Shoals Interconnect™ System, please visit or contact Shoals Technologies at +1-615-451-1400 or at
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