Post Tagged with: "O&M"

KACO relaunches its portal for remote monitoring, now called blueplanet web

KACO relaunches its portal for remote monitoring, now called blueplanet web

January 22, 2019 at 8:03 am 0 comments

KACO new energy has relaunched its Internet portal for the remote monitoring of its solar PV systems. Since December 2018, the portal has appeared in a refreshed look under the name blueplanet web (formerly Powador-web). As part of the modernization, the Germany-based PV specialist is now offering users a mobileRead More

How this large-scale solar + storage site stayed DC-coupled

Repower your 600-volt PV plants with this Yaskawa Solectria, Alencon combo

December 13, 2018 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Yaskawa Solectria Solar and Alencon Systems are combining their areas of expertise to start repowering 600V PV plants. The partnership brings together Alencon’s String Power Optimizer and Transmitter, the SPOT, and Yaskawa Solectria Solar’s XGI 1000 transformerless string inverter. The integration of the Alencon SPOT and Yaskawa Solectria Solar’s XGI 1000Read More

Sunnova to start selling solar warranties, service contracts for residential systems it didn’t install

Sunnova to start selling solar warranties, service contracts for residential systems it didn’t install

December 3, 2018 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

Sunnova Energy Corporation launched Sunnova Protect services last week — the first service-only offering available from a national solar company. With this new program, Sunnova looks to provide solar owners multi-decade coverage inclusive of monitoring, maintenance and repair services for their solar systems. Basically, the service warranty Sunnova offers toRead More

Trimark Associates adds new features to its SCADA System for utility-scale solar sites

Trimark Associates adds new features to its SCADA System for utility-scale solar sites

October 4, 2018 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  Trimark Associates, Inc., a leading provider of metering, SCADA, and energy storage technology solutions for the electric power industry, completed software updates for its T1-S SCADA system. With these enhancements, clients can improve their performance management analysis to optimize power generation and profits. The latest T1-S Vantage User InterfaceRead More

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AlsoEnergy continues to merge solar monitoring space — adds Locus Energy

October 1, 2018 at 5:31 pm Comments are Disabled

The ink was barely dry on the news of AlsoEnergy’s acquisition of Draker when word came out that AlsoEnergy is now merging with Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics provider delivering solutions across the residential, commercial, and utility sectors. The transaction enhances AlsoEnergy’s ability to deliver end-to-end solutionsRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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