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Risen Energy will supply solar panels to communities affected by the deadly Australian bushfires, as part of an agreement with pre-fabricated solar technology company, 5B. 

The announcement follows Risen’s earlier contribution of their 400W Jaegar Plus series panels, which assisted in an initial display and test site established by 5B. 

As part of this initiative, solar and battery solutions will be deployed by 5B in various communities across Australia alongside the Resilient Energy Collective.

Risen Energy said they were eager to partner up with 5B to do their part for this campaign as it is in line with Risen’s intention to become more involved in local Australian communities. This will also increase awareness of the benefits of green energy systems in Australia. 

General Manager of Risen Energy (Australia), Eric Lee, said, “We are excited to team up with 5B, a forward-thinking Australian organisation, for this noble cause. 

“5B’s mission of delivering world-class technology to ensure clean energy is affordable and accessible ties in with Risen Energy’s vision of a green future.”

Mr Lee said that Risen were intrigued by 5B’s pre-built, re-deployable solar array MAVERICK system, and felt that Risen’s high technology panels would be well-suited to this innovative system. 

Rhett Evans, Chief Technology Officer at 5B, said, “Risen has been a great partner on the bushfire relief project. 

“They were able to respond rapidly and decisively with local stock and local support. Risen’s product range and build quality is a great match to our prefabricated array systems and they have a committed and growing presence in the Australian market.”

Risen’s Jaeger plus series was launched in the Australian market in 2019, and is the first range of panels featuring nine bus bars, 158.75mm wafers and half cut cells. Their 400W high efficiency panels offer high output which ensure the MAVERICK system is power intensive and can offer multiple end user solutions to communities affected by bushfire or floods. 

The Jaeger plus series panels have had huge success both in utility and rooftop applications. Risen has also announced that they will be releasing two new panels in the market in 2020, their heterojunction (HJT) panels and 500 Wp+ PV modules made with large, 210mm M12 wafers.

About Risen Energy (Australia)

Risen Energy (Australia) has had an established presence in the Australian market since 2008, supplying solar PV panels for the retail market. Its long-term goal also includes the funding, constructing and operating commercial and utility-scale solar projects.

Risen Energy was founded in 1986 and is a leading China-based PV solutions provider that is traded as an A-share on China’s Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Risen Energy has over 10,000 employees globally and is one of the top PV module suppliers in the world, completing over thousands of grid-connected projects globally, including self-developed projects that they manage directly. 

About 5B

5B is a solar technology business who care about making the delivery of solar projects lower cost, faster and smarter. Their mission is to transform the world’s energy sources by delivering world-class technology, that makes clean energy more competitive and accessible than ever before. The name, 5B, is a constant reminder of the five billion years of sunshine we have left, and motivates their team to strive for the simplest, most effective ways to leverage this resource. 

5B was founded in 2013 by solar engineers Chris McGrath and Eden Tehan, with headquarters, product development and pilot production in Sydney, mass production in Adelaide in partnership with IXL Solar, sales offices in Africa and Germany, and supply chain offices in China.

With their flagship technology, MAVERICKTM, 5B has re-engineered the solar supply chain from the ground up, using fewer materials, pre-fabrication and lightning-fast deployment to reduce costs and streamline the delivery of solar projects. 

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