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How 3D-enabled workflow is changing utility-scale solar construction

How 3D-enabled workflow is changing utility-scale solar construction

January 21, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

According to the SEIA Solar Market Insight Report 2020 Q3, utility PV development has reached a new milestone with more than 50 GWdc now in operation. Further, the report notes that at the current growth rate, that number is likely to reach 100 GWdc by 2023 and exceed 250 GWdcRead More

Funding

AutoGrid nets ARPA-E funding to scale its virtual power plant management software

January 18, 2021 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

AutoGrid was awarded $2.25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to increase the scalability and electric vehicle (EV) management capabilities of its Flex Virtual Power Plant (VPP) platform. The expanded Flex capabilities include scaling real-time co-optimization up to 100,000 assets, and expanding theRead More

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

Gibraltar Industries acquires TerraSmart and Sunfig

Gibraltar Industries acquires TerraSmart and Sunfig

January 4, 2021 at 8:27 am 0 comments

Gibraltar Industries, a leader in the renewable energy, conservation, residential, industrial and infrastructure markets, announced the further expansion of its solar energy portfolio through the acquisitions of TerraSmart and Sunfig. TerraSmart, the leading provider of screw-based, ground-mount solar racking technology, particularly used for solar projects installed on challenging terrain, wasRead More

RatedPower adds dynamic Comparison Tool to compare CAPEX, LCOE of solar plant layouts in pvDesign

RatedPower adds dynamic Comparison Tool to compare CAPEX, LCOE of solar plant layouts in pvDesign

December 21, 2020 at 3:14 pm 1 comment

RatedPower is a collaborative and cloud based software committed to enabling and empowering its users with the processes and tools to help them optimize their work. pvDesign, its a Software as a Service (SaaS), can be accessed from anywhere in the world, including the U.S. After months of engineering andRead More

CleanSpark, Symmetric Energy team up to build residential, commercial microgrids in California

CleanSpark, Symmetric Energy team up to build residential, commercial microgrids in California

December 15, 2020 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

Advanced software and controls company CleanSpark partnered with Symmetric Energy to target new microgrid projects in Northern California. The objective will be to provide reliable back-up energy or off-grid power using a combination of solar PV and energy storage for both commercial and estate-level residential microgrids. Symmetric is designing solarRead More

Carlson Machine Control’s PDGrade now optimized for solar industry

Carlson Machine Control’s PDGrade now optimized for solar industry

December 7, 2020 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Pile driving has become a faster and more effective solution in solar farm installation. Carlson Machine Control has now optimized PDGrade for the solar industry with an increased capability in pile installation and navigation accuracy. PDGrade is a machine guidance and positioning system that uses GNSS for pile driving applications.Read More

Aurora Solar Raises $50M to Power the Digital Transformation of the Solar Industry

Aurora Solar nets $50 million in Series B funding round

November 30, 2020 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Aurora Solar raised another $50 million in a Series B funding round, bringing the company’s total investment to over $70 million. This round was led by ICONIQ Capital, with follow-on participation from existing investors Energize Ventures, Fifth Wall, and Pear VC. Using Aurora, solar installers can accurately perform remote solar shading analysis,Read More

Get to know Fronius’ three apps for start-up, monitoring and support

Get to know Fronius’ three apps for start-up, monitoring and support

November 23, 2020 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Fronius has reinvented its start-up, monitoring and after-sales support with its latest generation of inverters. Keys to this reinvention are three useful apps for installers, service technicians and end customers that expand Fronius’ range of tried-and-tested online tools with some helpful new features. Servicing support is available more quickly, as wellRead More

ServiceTitan

Contractor-focused software ServiceTitan now has more financing options, functionality

November 2, 2020 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Software solution for residential and commercial contractors ServiceTitan is teaming with Service Finance Company, LLC, a nationally licensed sales finance company for home improvement contractors, to help technicians in the field provide a convenient, secure way to apply for financing and move forward with jobs. “From solar installations to HVAC changeouts, fromRead More