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If you’re not concerned with utility-scale shrinkage, you should be

If you’re not concerned with utility-scale shrinkage, you should be

January 14, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

As greater numbers of utility-scale solar projects are built on challenging topography that includes hilly terrain, shrinkage in utility-scale layouts is becoming increasingly common and more problematic. Shrinkage can be best described as the amount the total length of a tracker or fixed-tilt row is shortened in a top downRead More

Meet PVSketch Mega, the first web-based PV modeling, proposal tool for utility-scale solar

Meet PVSketch Mega, the first web-based PV modeling, proposal tool for utility-scale solar

October 14, 2020 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Global solar sales and design software company PVComplete announced the January 2021 public release of PVSketch Mega, the first and only precision layout, modeling and proposal web app for utility-scale PV projects. PVSketch Mega informs early stage site assessment and system design with the power of advanced cloud computing. The platformRead More

Explained: How PVCAD Mega integration enables PVSyst to model sites with varying terrain

Explained: How PVCAD Mega integration enables PVSyst to model sites with varying terrain

August 17, 2020 at 4:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  For nearly three decades, PVSyst has retained its place as the industry-standard software for modeling the yield of PV arrays. However, as one of the oldest photovoltaic software programs, even its greatest champions will admit that the user interface is cumbersome and some of the functionality can be clunkyRead More

This PVSyst integration with PVCAD Mega is a huge upgrade for utility-scale solar site layouts

This PVSyst integration with PVCAD Mega is a huge upgrade for utility-scale solar site layouts

July 15, 2020 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Attention: Solar sales and design software company PVComplete released a PVSyst integration upgrade to PVCAD Mega, the first CAD software for utility-scale PV projects, built on Autodesk technology. “For nearly three decades, PVSyst has retained its place as the industry-standard software for modeling the yield of PV arrays, but evenRead More

Pier analysis vs. slope analysis in ground-mount solar on uneven terrain

Pier analysis vs. slope analysis in ground-mount solar on uneven terrain

April 16, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

This article appears in the Spring 2020 issue of Solar Builder. Subscribe here for free (digital or print). With fewer ground-mount solar sites featuring flat, open terrain, we’re fortunate to have a new generation of fixed-tilt and tracker systems that offer greater flexibility and slope tolerances. By adjusting the postRead More

Solar PV Design Software and Sales Tool Buyer’s Guide

Solar PV Design Software and Sales Tool Buyer’s Guide

April 6, 2020 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

The coronavirus crisis is having a huge impact on solar installation business and project timelines. It’s also served to highlight areas in the solar PV sales proposal, permitting and design process that many solar companies could improve or streamline, via remote site assessment, shade analysis, system design software and integratedRead More

7 things to ask your AHJ before submitting a permit

7 things to ask your AHJ before submitting a permit

April 1, 2020 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  With more than 18,000 Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) in the United States, each with their own solar-permitting requirements, navigating the non-standard and often cumbersome permitting process can add weeks of delay to residential solar-project construction timelines. That said, there are seven simple questions that can be posed on theRead More

PVComplete debuts first CAD software for utility-scale solar projects

PVComplete debuts first CAD software for utility-scale solar projects

March 26, 2020 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Global solar sales and design software company PVComplete released PVCAD Mega today, the first and only CAD software for utility-scale PV projects, built on Autodesk technology. PVCAD Mega delivers precise solar engineering and layouts for tracker and fixed-tilt projects of any size in five minutes or less. “Solar engineers loveRead More

BayWa, PVComplete launch new ‘Click to Quote’ function inside PVSketch

BayWa, PVComplete launch new ‘Click to Quote’ function inside PVSketch

May 17, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

BayWa r.e. Solar Systems and PVComplete announce the launch of a new “Click to Quote” feature on PVComplete’s online design tool, PVSketch. This feature enables users to seamlessly initiate a request for quote when designing a solar project, without leaving the PVSketch platform. “Solar contractors are hard-pressed to improve operationalRead More

Details on new CAD software design tool from PVComplete

Details on new CAD software design tool from PVComplete

March 27, 2017 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

PVComplete is debuting PVCAD, a comprehensive computer-aided design (CAD) tool, powered by Autodesk technology, that could dramatically accelerate solar project design and deployment. How does it work? Solar designers, drafters and engineers use PVCAD to create comprehensive project designs for ground-mounted, rooftop, carport and sloped roof solar projects. For monthly subscription, designers leverage allRead More