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PV installation and commissioning tips for maximum performance

PV installation and commissioning tips for maximum performance

February 25, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

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

Improving solar plant generation predictions with machine-learning techniques

Improving solar plant generation predictions with machine-learning techniques

February 20, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Accurately predicting power generation for PV sites is critical for prioritizing relevant operations & maintenance activities, thereby extending the lifetime of a system and improving profit margins. A number of factors influence power generation at PV sites, including local weather, shading and soiling losses, design of modules, DC mismatches, andRead More

NEXTracker debuts new control software functionality for solar plant operators

NEXTracker debuts new control software functionality for solar plant operators

February 5, 2020 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

NEXTracker released a new smart control software — NX Navigator — at Intersolar North America this week which builds on the company’s TrueCapture system with new monitoring data, maintenance controls and instant risk avoidance tools. For monitoring, plant operators are provided timely information for key parameters at the site, subfield,Read More

Eliminate small commercial demand charges with just solar and Extensible’s new HardCap feature

Eliminate small commercial demand charges with just solar and Extensible’s new HardCap feature

January 15, 2020 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Extensible Energy has released new features for DemandEx, its demand charge reduction software that works without energy storage. The most notable improvement is HardCap, an intelligent algorithm that automatically blocks demand spikes over a pre-set kilowatt level. When enabled, HardCap allows small solar PV buildings to limit demand spikes andRead More

Details on new features added to the SolarEdge commercial Designer tool

Details on new features added to the SolarEdge commercial Designer tool

January 6, 2020 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

SolarEdge sent word that it’s introducing an extended feature set on its free web-based Designer tool that specifically supports commercial PV systems at every stage of the design process. What’s new? To help maximize self-consumption in commercial projects, users can now select the most suitable consumption profile from a listRead More

Schneider Electric gets into the residential energy management game with Square D Connected Home

Schneider Electric gets into the residential energy management game with Square D Connected Home

January 6, 2020 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Schneider Electric, is a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, and is ready to bring its expertise to the homeowner. The company formally announced its residential market debut on the show floor at CES this week with Square D Connected Home. This will comprise devices and applications toRead More

Sense Solar tracks solar production and energy use flowing between the home and electrical grid in real time and historically so that homeowners can get more from their solar investment.

Sense updates its Solar Home Energy Monitor app to show home vs. grid usage

January 6, 2020 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Sense has updated the Sense app to track how much of a solar home’s energy is powered by the sun right now and how much is coming from the utility or going back to the grid. With this update, solar homeowners who have the Sense Solar Home Energy Monitor canRead More

Nearmap buys 3D geometry tech provider to improve its already great solar roof design platform

Nearmap buys 3D geometry tech provider to improve its already great solar roof design platform

December 12, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

Leading aerial imagery company Nearmap has acquired technology and assets from Pushpin, a technology company that extracts data from 3D models to provide roof geometry insights to a variety of sectors including roofing, solar and government. The technology acquisition allows Nearmap to rapidly extract and disseminate roof geometry from itsRead More

Meet Solar Calculator, an AI-driven solar design, estimator tool aimed at homeowners

Meet Solar Calculator, an AI-driven solar design, estimator tool aimed at homeowners

December 11, 2019 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

Solar-Estimate.org, a SolarReviews company, has added an online solar estimator, the Solar Calculator, that puts a legit solar design software into the hands of consumers for the first time. Solar-Estimate.org has been known for its solar production and savings calculations, but its newest tool adds automated panel placement and real-world productionRead More

SunDAT solar site modeling tool now includes solar project cost estimation, financial projections

SunDAT solar site modeling tool now includes solar project cost estimation, financial projections

November 18, 2019 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

With every week seeming to bring a new record low PPA price to the PV industry, extracting every cent of value from a project is crucial. Last year, FTC Solar’s introduction of the SunDAT Web Service brought cloud-based PV design software to connected users wherever they are, facilitating rapid generationRead More

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