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Munich, Germany, July 9, 2024 – SolarEdge Technologies, a global leader in smart energy technology, announced today the appointment of Mr. Christian Carraro as the new General Manager of SolarEdge in Europe.

Mr. Carraro has been working in the solar industry since 2005. He joined SolarEdge in 2016 to lead the Italian market efforts and was quickly promoted to lead and manage the company’s Southern Europe business activities. During this time, he significantly expanded SolarEdge’s market share and enhanced brand recognition in Southern Europe territories.

Mr. Carraro is succeeding Mr. Alfred Karlstetter, who is stepping aside from this position in preparation for his retirement in one and a half years. Mr. Karlstetter has served as General Manager of Europe since 2015. Under Mr. Karlstetter’s leadership, he expanded SolarEdge’s European business to great heights while growing the staff and executive teams across Europe. Mr. Karlstetter will remain with the Company for a transitional period, overseeing strategic initiatives, mentoring and supporting Mr. Carraro in the transition.

Mr. Carraro commented: “I am thankful for the trust and opportunity given to me by management to expand my leadership to all of Europe. I also thank my Southern Europe team – their work and dedication over the years is an integral part of my achievement. Europe is one of the world’s largest solar markets and SolarEdge is ideally positioned to provide homeowners and businesses across the continent with a comprehensive portfolio of hardware and software solutions.”


Mr. Karlstetter stated: “It has been a privilege to build the European business of SolarEdge and to expand the adoption of the Company’s technology across Europe. SolarEdge is an outstanding company with outstanding technology, and I am confident that the European business activities will further expand, develop and thrive under the experienced leadership of Chrisitan, who I had the pleasure of mentoring and working with over the years.”

About SolarEdge

SolarEdge is a global leader in smart energy. By leveraging world-class engineering capabilities and with a relentless focus on innovation, SolarEdge creates smart energy solutions that power our lives and drive future progress. SolarEdge developed an intelligent inverter solution that changed the way power is harvested and managed in photovoltaic (PV) systems. The SolarEdge DC optimized inverter seeks to maximize power generation while lowering the cost of energy produced by the PV system. Continuing to advance smart energy, SolarEdge addresses a broad range of energy market segments through its PV, storage, EV charging, batteries and grid services solutions. SolarEdge is online at solaredge.com

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