Morningstar Corporation, a world-leading supplier of solar charge controllers & inverters—today launched a multi-faceted program to protect against the distribution of counterfeit Morningstar products by unauthorized manufacturers, distributors and sellers. With over two million units installed, in over one hundred countries around the world, Morningstar has a reputation for delivering the industry’s best portfolio of solar charge controllers & inverters. The effect of unauthentic products in the market has been noted and the company is taking steps to halt further fraudulent business practices originating in China. The newly launched program will emphasize customer awareness, validation methods, securing software, packaging updates and other best practices.
Counterfeit product directly impacts the interests of Morningstar customers:
NOTE: These products, if not truly tested and rated as certified, may cause burning, explosions and other potential property damage, and even loss of life.
We are also asking our customers to help be our “eyes and ears” in the global PV marketplace in helping to combat these illegal activities.