UL Obtains Solar Analytics Company Clear Sky Analytics

May 18, 2021 10:38 AM ET
  • UL, a global security science leader and one of the world's top experts on the development, evaluation and also optimization of renewable energy projects, today revealed the procurement of solar analytics firm Clear Sky Analytics' exclusive software program platform as well as associated possessions. Clear Sky Analytics founders Ajay Saproo and also John Corson will certainly likewise join UL.

Clear Sky Analytics focuses on distilling and also analyzing running PV solar plant data to boost efficiency by providing actionable insights.

The proprietary software program platform examines solar asset efficiency as well as supplies prescriptive understandings. This purchase increases UL's solar offerings and the general deepness of its solar and wind renewables expertise which includes advising services across project life cycle and also supply chain, from due persistance to project advancement, qualification, screening and evaluation, possession administration as well as reporting.

" We are delighted that Clear Sky Analytics platform is currently part of UL and will help produce a more secure, more safe and secure and lasting world," stated Jennifer Scanlon, president and CEO, UL Inc. "With solar energy as an emission-free, reliable source of energy, enhancing as well as enhancing its supply allows neighborhoods worldwide to change carbon-intensive energy sources as well as significantly decrease worldwide warming exhausts. The Clear Sky purchase enhances just how UL is applying human, brand and also economic capital to help our customers provide positive activities that benefit our world, its people as well as the success of future generations."

Founded by solar sector veterans Ajay Saproo and also John Corson in 2017, Clear Sky Analytics specializes in distilling as well as translating operating PV solar plant data to improve performance by giving workable understandings. Clear Sky Analytics' proprietary software program platform incorporates information quality monitoring, performance modeling and also analysis formulas to generate a thorough and also quantitative audit of energy created as well as energy lost to specific reasons. Saproo occurs to be a BITS Pilani grad from 1991, that went on to do his masters in the US message that. Prior to starting Clear Sky with John Carson, he was operating at SunEdison as Head, reliability and also Energy Analysis, where co-founder John Corson was also dealing with Reliability. Corson is a BA (Physics) from Harvard University, followed by a PhD in Physics from University of California, Berkeley.

" Allowing our consumers to plan, money, build, operate and handle solar power projects is key to the overall transition from our fossil fuel energy present to a renewables intensive future," stated Jason Fischer, head of state, Venture as well as Advisory at UL. "Clear Sky Analytics' innovative authoritative insight in the fast-growing solar market is the suitable complement to UL's advisory, accreditation and screening solutions. We are pleased to invite Clear Sky Analytics to UL as well as are confident their deep competence within solar will certainly aid drive proceeded development that will certainly profit our worldwide consumer base.'

Considering that Clear Sky's beginning in March 2017, the company has actually supplied growth and functional understanding for more than 150 solar projects that cover diverse geographies and styles. This includes partnerships between Clear Sky and also UL. Engagements have included UL consultatory as well as laboratory as well as field evaluations solutions integrated with Clear Sky's plant performance information analysis that have led to maximized solar plant efficiency and also substantial operator price financial savings.

" We are thrilled to be part of the UL family members to help customers internationally mitigate danger and also optimize returns from their solar projects" stated Ajay Saproo, creator and also CEO, Clear Sky Analytics. "Having previously partnered with UL on different projects, we are positive that our combined capabilities will certainly produce worth for our consumers and also drive technical breakthroughs in navigating the complexities of managing solar plants over the project lifecycle."

The deal closed on May 17, 2021. Terms of the procurement were not revealed.