Solar Software News

CleanSpark-ing up to ensure the grass is always greener
A U.S. microgrid specialist will draw up proposals for an independent solar-plus-storage system to ensure a remotely-situated cannabis farm in California can get the energy it needs to power cultivation.
Oct 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Software, USA, storage, North America, microgrid, CleanSpark, Zach Bradford, Good Energy Solar
BayWa r.e. bolsters digital firepower with PowerHub buy
Renewables firm BayWa r.e. looks set to bolster its digital technology services offering with the acquisition of Toronto-based PowerHub.
Sep 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Software, Canada, North America, baywa r.e., entech, digitalisation, powerhub, energy technology, asset intelligence software, Toronto
Mini series: ‘Today, it’s not just the energy that you produce’
While based in Munich in Germany’s south, renewable asset management software provider 3megawatt’s first major clients were in the United States. However, as the European markets have transitioned beyond feed-in tariffs to the complexity of subsidy-free solar and wind arrays, the understanding of the need for asset management tools is rapidly increasing, says 3megawatt founder and CEO Edmee Kelsey.
Aug 29, 2019 // Tariffs, Software, Opinions, USA, Germany, Europe, North America, tariffs, Munich, Edmee Kelsey, 3megawatt
17TeraWatts launches Bodhi software for continued customer engagement
17TeraWatts announced the launch of Bodhi, a digital assistant for solar homeowners. Bodhi helps solar companies engage their homeowners to generate more referrals and follow-on sales.
Aug 17, 2019 // Residential, Software, USA, Salt Lake City, 17TeraWatts, Bodhi, Scott Nguyen, Greg Jacobson, Solar Power International’s Startup Showcase, North America
UMass Amherst Researchers Develop New Method To Estimate Solar Rooftop Potential
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) have developed a method for automatically assessing rooftops for solar potential.
Aug 9, 2019 // Technology, Software, USA, Massachusetts, CICS, Prashant Shenoy, Subhransu Maji, ACM SIGKDD, Stephen Lee, DeepRoof, North America, Alaska
Apex Clean Energy Taps Power Factors For Asset Management
Apex Clean Energy Inc. has selected Power Factors LLC, an independent software and services provider for renewable energy, to provide a technical asset management platform.
Aug 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Software, USA, Apex Clean Energy Inc., Power Factors LLC, Neil James, North America
Apex Clean Energy chooses Power Factors software for solar O&M
Apex Clean Energy has selected Power Factors to provide the technical asset management platform for its solar and wind projects totaling more than 1,250 MW across 13 facilities in North America. Miller Bros. Solar also recently chose Power Factors to manage its solar projects.
Jul 30, 2019 // Software, Apex Clean Energy, Power Factors, LCOE, Apex
HOMER Grid software upgrade includes demand response modeling
HOMER Energy’s software for modeling the economic and engineering feasibility of grid-tied hybrid renewable energy systems now includes the capability to model the economic benefits of participation in demand response contracts.
Jul 24, 2019 // Software, HOMER Energy’s software, HOMER, SEPA, HOMER Grid