Post Tagged with: "O&M"

RST Cleantech to debut its automated solar panel cleaning system for the U.S. at SPI

RST Cleantech to debut its automated solar panel cleaning system for the U.S. at SPI

September 5, 2018 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

Dirty solar panels lose efficiency, produce significantly less energy and therefore cause the owner to lose money, especially in areas where dust, pollution and other atmospheric conditions exacerbate the problem. Studies have demonstrated that dust accumulation, bird droppings, and other pollutants can reduce the output of solar panels by upRead More

AlsoEnergy merges with skytron, will now manage more than 18 GW of renewable energy

AlsoEnergy merges with skytron, will now manage more than 18 GW of renewable energy

July 26, 2018 at 10:19 am 0 comments

AlsoEnergy is making big moves. First came word of its Draker acquisition, and now it is merging with skytron energy, one of Europe’s leading solar software and hardware companies. These combined forces make up a global leader for renewable energy monitoring, controls, and asset management solutions. Together, the companies willRead More

AlsoEnergy purchases Draker and is transitioning customers to its platform

AlsoEnergy purchases Draker and is transitioning customers to its platform

July 19, 2018 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

We couldn’t locate a news announcement about this, but according to an email sent to Draker customers, Draker is now a part of AlsoEnergy. “AlsoEnergy has signed a letter of intent to purchase the assets of Draker Energy, including intellectual property, customer lists, and source code. AlsoEnergy is now theRead More

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Boost solar site performance by at least 3 percent with O&M basics

July 13, 2018 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

In a post-Trump Tariff world, optimizing current portfolios is crucial, not just for each project to hit its targets, but to continue to prove solar as a worthy investment and distributed resource. Luckily, this is easy to accomplish with a well-thought out operations and maintenance (O&M) plan. With more thanRead More

Drainage Module of CECEP (PRNewsfoto/CECEP Solar)

This ‘drainage’ solar module is designed to avoid dust accumulation

June 12, 2018 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Small scale and scattered geological locations of distributed PV power stations make operation and maintenance tasks difficult. CECEP Solar Energy Technology Co. says it has a solution inherent in its new solar module to solve the O&M pain of clearing dust on the surface of PV modules. The impact wouldRead More

Cypress Creek Renewables opens new solar O&M control center

Cypress Creek Renewables opens new solar O&M control center

April 30, 2018 at 7:38 am Comments are Disabled

Cypress Creek Renewables opened up a new solar control center in its flagship Research Triangle Park, North Carolina office. The opening of its new control center marks a significant milestone for Cypress Creek as the company expands its operations and maintenance services for third-party customers, operate secure solar sites andRead More

Meteocontrol, viasys are collaborating on solar site monitoring solution for North America

Meteocontrol, viasys are collaborating on solar site monitoring solution for North America

April 19, 2018 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

Meteocontrol North America, a subsidiary of meteocontrol GmbH in Germany, and viasys Intelligent Video GmbH are collaborating is to offer PV-system operators a turn-key solar monitoring solution at a great value and provide North American customers with professional technical support. Consolidating the systems will result in cost savings for customersRead More

First Solar to provide warranty service for Power Electronics inverters

First Solar to provide warranty service for Power Electronics inverters

January 10, 2018 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

First Solar and Power Electronics have finalized an agreement to utilize First Solar’s PV Operations & Maintenance (O&M) team to provide Power Electronics warranty service on inverters installed throughout the United States. This unique relationship enables tangible owner value by reducing response time and repair time. The arrangement allows PowerRead More

Check out this solar panel soiling measurement tool from Kipp and Zonen

Check out this solar panel soiling measurement tool from Kipp and Zonen

January 8, 2018 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

Soiling of the panel glass is one of the major problems in the rapidly expanding solar energy market, with the attendant loss of efficiency and reduction in performance ratios. Now, there’s a new, simple and very cost-effective alternative. Based on Kipp & Zonen’s unique Optical Soiling Measurement (OSM) technology, DustIQRead More

Utopus Insights just released 5 tools for monitoring, analyzing your solar portfolio

Utopus Insights just released 5 tools for monitoring, analyzing your solar portfolio

December 20, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

Utopus Insights, an energy analytics software company, announces the release of five powerful software tools for renewable generation producers, operators, OEMs, T&D utilities, ISOs/RTOs and other energy companies to solve their toughest analytics challenges with accurate, timely information at a low cost. The Utopus Insights product families are modular, integrated and offeredRead More