Micro-inverter provider Enphase Energy Inc. has entered the U.K. solar energy market with the hiring of a country manager.
Enphase Energy UK will service England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, with a locally based technical, sales, marketing and training team. To launch and lead Enphase Energy UK, sales and management veteran Paul Nightingale has been appointed country manager.
According to IMS Research, the U.K. is a sizable and growing photovoltaic market. Installations are forecast to grow at a 17.6% annual rate from 2011 to 2016, reaching 1.8 GW by 2016.