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Array Technologies Lost Hills project, installed by RPCS.

Array Technologies’ SmarTrack adds 5 percent boost to solar energy production, says DNV GL

August 27, 2020 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

Array Technologies has added more functionality to its performance-enhancing SmarTrack software, and independent research by engineers at DNV GL say the system is capable of upping energy harvest another 5 percent. SmarTrack maximizes system output by recovering energy that would have otherwise been sacrificed due to uneven terrain or diffuse lightRead More

DNV GL forms consortium to figure out floating solar project best practices

DNV GL forms consortium to figure out floating solar project best practices

June 10, 2020 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

DNV GL has launched a collaborative joint industry project (JIP) with 14 industry participants to develop the industry’s first recommended practice (RP) for floating solar power projects. The planned recommended practice (RP) will provide a commonly recognised standard based on a list of technical requirements for developing safe, reliable andRead More

DNV GL explains 12 ways behind-the-meter solar + storage provides value in new report

DNV GL explains 12 ways behind-the-meter solar + storage provides value in new report

May 26, 2020 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

Distributed solar and storage is an important part of the energy transition, as well as a popular option for customers to lower utility bills, reduce carbon emissions, and provide resilience during power outages, but it is unevenly applied across the U.S. Behind the Meter (BTM) Solar + Storage systems canRead More

Details on DNV GL’s assessment of the TrinaPro Smart Solar tracker system

Details on DNV GL’s assessment of the TrinaPro Smart Solar tracker system

May 4, 2020 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

DNV GL, a quality assurance and risk management company, recently finished up a Technology Assessment Report for Trina Solar Co.’s all-in solar module and tracker system, the TrinaPro Smart Solar Solution, which consists of modules manufactured by Trina Solar, trackers manufactured by NClave, a Trina Solar subsidiary, and inverters manufacturedRead More

DNV GL is aggregating solar irradiance data in its new Solar Resource Compass

DNV GL is aggregating solar irradiance data in its new Solar Resource Compass

February 6, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

DNV GL has launched a new online tool, Solar Resource Compass, that aggregates solar irradiance from many leading data providers to help users make more informed decisions about the data available and the variance between data sources. Solar Resource Compass also leverages analytics developed by DNV GL over the lastRead More

DNV GL report shows how U.S. solar industry succeeds in spite of federal government regulations

DNV GL report shows how U.S. solar industry succeeds in spite of federal government regulations

December 20, 2019 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

The transition from carbon-intensive generation to clean and renewable energy is picking up the pace in the United States, finds DNV GL’s latest Energy Transition Outlook report. However, unlike many other regions, the transition is being driven sub-nationally by cities, states, and corporations due to the lack of supportive federalRead More

Retail energy customers want more than commodities from energy service providers

Retail energy customers want more than commodities from energy service providers

December 12, 2019 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

A new survey from DNV GL found that customers want more than commodity supply from energy providers, with behind-the-meter generation and energy management strategies in greater demand than ever before. Retail energy providers responding to the survey reported increased customer satisfaction and customer retention, as well as an opportunity toRead More

This new tool from DNV GL creates 10,000 realities for renewable energy project forecasting

This new tool from DNV GL creates 10,000 realities for renewable energy project forecasting

October 2, 2019 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

Global energy certification body DNV GL has developed an advanced tool that uses very granular data from the past 20 years to create the equivalent of 10,000 years of plausible realities – basically, a parallel universe generator that has 10,000 times more fidelity than was previously available. (No word yetRead More

DNV GL launches SolarFarmer PV plant modeling software to handle complex terrain

DNV GL launches SolarFarmer PV plant modeling software to handle complex terrain

June 19, 2019 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

As the demand for solar energy increases, solar plant design are becoming more challenging as the terrain becomes more complex. This will require PV plant design software that can perform more reliable modeling for accurate energy calculations. This makes DNV GL’s new software, SolarFarmer, intriguing. Launched at Intersolar Europe this year, theRead More

Photovoltaic-aways: Solar module manufacturers share 7 insights on PV market trends in 2019

Photovoltaic-aways: Solar module manufacturers share 7 insights on PV market trends in 2019

February 25, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

For our 2019 Module Buyer’s Guide (included in the Jan/Feb issue of Solar Builder magazine) we rounded up profiles on the newest modules on the market and also surveyed solar module manufacturers on the trends they are seeing and some of the new technology to watch. The seven insights areRead More