Post Tagged with: "software"

Nearmap adds AI analysis to its high-definition aerial images

Nearmap adds AI analysis to its high-definition aerial images

June 1, 2020 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

Nearmap announced the general availability of new innovation Nearmap Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Mapbrowser, making it the first aerial imagery provider to offer both AI analysis and high-definition, frequently updated aerial images on a commercial scale. Nearmap AI datasets will allow users to automatically identify ground features, from tree overhangRead More

Solar Data Systems brings iPLON India’s utility-scale PV monitoring tech to the United States

Solar Data Systems brings iPLON India’s utility-scale PV monitoring tech to the United States

May 28, 2020 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Solar Data Systems Inc., an official provider of Solar-Log hardware-agnostic energy monitoring and management, has teamed up with iPLON India to offer its solar PV monitoring systems, controllers, and Total Life Cycle Management solutions in the U.S. for large-scale/utility solar projects. This is a big move by Solar Data SystemsRead More

Smarter Grid Solutions explains how it can double the capacity available for interconnected solar

Smarter Grid Solutions explains how it can double the capacity available for interconnected solar

May 20, 2020 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

Clean energy software firm Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) says it has developed five methods that could double the capacity available for solar panels and other distributed energy resources (DERs) to connect to individual electricity substations. Everything starts with the company’s ANM Element software product. Utility companies can monitor the amountRead More

The Pitch: OpenSolar’s free solar PV design, proposal and CRM software

The Pitch: OpenSolar’s free solar PV design, proposal and CRM software

April 29, 2020 at 2:31 pm 2 comments

Welcome to The Pitch — a Solar Builder side project connecting solar professionals straight to solar PV system and service providers. We explore their new ideas and chat awkwardly about their innovations so you don’t have to. First up in this new series is OpenSolar, founded by the team thatRead More

FYI: OpenSolar is a free solar project design and proposal tool (started by the co-founder of Sungevity)

FYI: OpenSolar is a free solar project design and proposal tool (started by the co-founder of Sungevity)

April 23, 2020 at 11:47 am 0 comments

The team that started the first remote solar sales business, Sungevity, more than a dozen years ago is launching OpenSolar, a comprehensive suite of new, free tools to fully digitize the solar installer business, from phone or other remote sales to design, finance and customer relationship management. “With the COVID19Read More

The value of home energy monitoring apps as part of a PV project

The value of home energy monitoring apps as part of a PV project

April 14, 2020 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

This new era of distributed energy is more than just generation (solar) and storage. When homeowners are also engaged with their energy usage, they can save on bills while also better utilizing their on-site solar PV and storage systems. Keith Marett, president of home energy management at Generac, joins usRead 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 0 comments

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

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

California approves Aurora Solar’s solar assessment tool for new home construction

California approves Aurora Solar’s solar assessment tool for new home construction

March 10, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Aurora Solar, the solar industry’s leading software platform for distributed solar (and sponsor of this year’s Rooftop Report), is the first—and currently only—to formally receive the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) certification as an approved solar assessment tool for solar access verification for new home construction. As of January 1st ofRead More

PV installation and commissioning tips for maximum performance

PV installation and commissioning tips for maximum performance

February 25, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Everyone knows that starting with a solid foundation is a baseline for reliability—no matter what you’re building, installing or commissioning. A reliable baseline in photovoltaic (PV) systems is important for longevity of the equipment, safety, return on investment and warranties—among others. Here is what you need to know to getRead More