Solar Software News

HOMER Grid software program upgrade consists of proposition generation device
HOMER Energy by UL introduced the upgrade launch to its HOMER Grid software application in variation 1.7.
Feb 14, 2020 // Software, USA, North America, HOMER Energy, Peter Lilienthal
Yotta to set up SolarLEAF at CSU Dominguez Hills
Yotta, the designer of safe panel-level energy storage, has partnered with California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to set up Yotta'' s exclusive technology for energy storage on school.
Feb 5, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Software, California, USA, North America, Yotta, SolarLEAF, Omeed Badkoobeh, Kenneth Seeton
Nextracker reveals new software application for solar park monitoring
The U.S. tracker service provider has actually launched NX Navigator, a control system it states offers improved keeping track of across a range of weather. The company declares the software application enables PV plant operators to set up maintenance operations such as cleaning and mowing.
Feb 5, 2020 // Software, USA, North America, Nextracker
A mathematical technique for choosing the very best PV technology in hot, dry locations
The proposed model is said to carry out much better at energy prediction than software application tools such as PVWatts, PVSyst or RetScreen. The approach was verified on 2 5 MW PV plants in the very same district of the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Feb 3, 2020 // Technology, Software, India, PV plant, Asia, PVWatts, PVSyst, RetScreen
AST adding new software solutions for solar cell production yield optimization
Inline solar cell measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) is undergoing beta testing of new software solutions for solar cell production yield optimization that would become a new recurring revenue stream for the company.
Jan 16, 2020 // Software, c-si manufacturing, solar cell, monocrystalline wafer, aurora solar technologies
Power Ledger introduces new product for management of solar assets
Power Ledger has acquired a photovoltaic power plant in Western Australia with a capacity of 250 kilowatts, where it will implement its new product – PPA Vision. The system allows managing and settling energy transactions to make them more transparent.
Jan 15, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Software, pv power plants, Western Australia, Power Ledger
Sunverge partners with LG on utility-side smart home energy management
Sunverge, the provider of Distributed Energy Resource (DER) control and aggregation platform, announced a strategic alliance with LG Electronics, a global leader in smart appliances and renewable energy technology.
Jan 14, 2020 // Technology, Software, USA, North America, LG, Sunverge, DER, Martin Milani, Stephen Hahm
Australian solar company joins virtual power plant push
Solar Service Group to market energy app to more than 8,000 battery users.
Jan 9, 2020 // Storage, Software, Energy, TESLA, battery, Evergen, Ben Hutt, virtual power plant
SolarEdge expands features on free commercial solar design tool
As part of its continued growth in the global commercial PV market, SolarEdge is introducing an extended feature set on its Designer tool that specifically supports commercial PV systems.
Jan 7, 2020 // Software, SolarEdge, Designer tool
EV Charging Stations To Be Seen On Google Map
A new filter feature has been added on Google map. The filter can now classify Electric vehicle charging stations depending on the plug available. Note that different manufacturers use varying charging connectors. For instance Nissan utilizes CHADEMO while VW and BMW use CCS plug. On the other hand, TESLA uses its own instrumentation in charging cars.
Dec 20, 2019 // Software, BMW, TESLA, ev charging, Google Map, Nissan, VW
New app helps charge Tesla EVs when electricity is greener and cheaper
With its app already present in Belgium and the Netherlands, start-up Jedlix is introducing smart charging in France. The solution enables Tesla drivers to optimize their charging strategy.
Dec 18, 2019 // Storage, Software, Transport, TESLA, France, Europe, Netherlands, Belgium, ev charging, Vincent Maillart, Julien Tchernia
ABB announces an AI-based industrial energy consumption forecasting app
A new machine learning algorithm added to ABB’s software platform allows industrial consumers to avoid peak hour costs with no need of battery storage. Zurich-based corporation has developed two applications for its energy forecasting software assisted by an AI specialist.
Nov 11, 2019 // Storage, Software, ABB, Zurich, Verdigris Technologies
SMA releases new app to simplify inverter service
SMA America has released a new mobile application, empowering PV installers with up-to-date system information, quick error analysis and repair assistance.
Oct 30, 2019 // Inverters, Software, USA, SMA, North America, Charles Morrill
Battery costs for commercial market expected to drop 35% by 2024
According to new research from Wood Mackenzie, non-residential storage system costs will fall by 27% in the United States over the next five years. The fall in system costs will help drive a more-than-tenfold growth in the U.S. non-residential storage market by 2024. Commercial and industrial customers with predictable, peaky loads are increasingly turning to storage to help manage demand charges.
Oct 26, 2019 // Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Software, USA, storage, Wood Mackenzie, North America, Mitalee Gupta
8minute Solar Energy, Doosan GridTech developing advanced solar+storage software control solution
8minute Solar Energy has partnered with Doosan GridTech to develop an advanced energy software control solution for dispatching energy from advanced photovoltaic solar-plus-storage centers (PVS).
Oct 26, 2019 // Storage, Software, California, USA, North America, Doosan Gridtech, 8minute Solar Energy, solar+storage, Tom Buttgenbach, Doosan’s Intelligent Controller, Daejin Choi