AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that PowerLegato®, its high energy density integrated energy storage system designed for residential and commercial users, has successfully entered the European, Japanese and Australian markets.
PowerLegato® is TÜV certified and could run both on-grid and off-grid in Germany and the UK depending on user demands. In addition, this remarkably intelligent and flexible energy storage system is eligible for Japan's S-Mark incentive program, allowing owners to receive subsidies from the government.
PowerLegato® is AUO's all-in-one energy storage system capable of supporting hybrid energy inputs and outputs. In terms of all-in-one systems of the like currently available, PowerLegato® is among the ones boasting the world's highest energy density – per every kilogram of weight, the system is capable of storing an average of 25% more energy than its counterparts(*). This highly integrated product includes the EnergyOptimizer software, which works to maximize the economical benefits of hybrid sources of renewable energy and electrical grid power, or serves as a long-lasting backup power in emergencies. The extremely smart design means easy installation and maintenance for distributors and system installers, and user-friendly interface for owners.
With its sleek and stylish design, PowerLegato® has won iF and Reddot design awards, and this year EnergyOptimizer has also won iF Communication Award for its intuitive system design. AUO will continue to enhance the current interface and work to develop even smarter and more comprehensive solutions for users worldwide to realize energy independence.
* Based on the available market research information as of July 10, 2014.