Draker Corp. explains new generation solar data acquisition, control systems

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Draker Corporation, a global provider of data management, analytics and control systems for distributed power generation and a subsidiary of BlueNRGY Group Limited, announced its new generation data acquisition and control systems for connecting solar power plants with Draker’s monitoring and analytics platform. The new systems will be available for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016.

The data-handling protocols and communications interfaces are optimized for Draker’s monitoring software, which is offered as a subscription service. Both DAACS designs build on Draker’s experience of more than a decade delivering the industry’s highest reliability data acquisition solutions. Each configuration now incorporates two-way communications and control capability to increase operational efficiency and ensure compliance with demanding interconnection requirements in most global markets, including all states and territories of the U.S.

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Draker’s new entry-level solution is tailored for smaller power plants and sites that require a limited number of data collection points. Draker has tightly integrated everything needed to reliably monitor inverters, performance instruments and meters along with cellular network connectivity into a single low-power device. Its streamlined configuration and practical options provide the essential features needed to track, operate and meet performance and profitability goals of smaller-scale installations.

Draker’s new generation flagship product is designed for larger commercial and small utility-scale installations. This system configuration has the performance and capabilities to monitor and control complex sites with hundreds of monitored devices (smart combiner boxes, storage systems, etc.). It draws on Draker’s expansive library of interface software to enable connection to nearly any device and collects data at a fast sampling rate. Draker is excited to be offering this data acquisition and control hardware at a price point that delivers the best value in the industry.

 

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