Skytron targets US utility-scale PV market after UL certification of power plant controllers



Power control and monitoring equipment specialist, skytron energy has received cETLus approval to the UL/CSA 60950-1 equipment safety standard rounds of UL certification for its skycontrol power plant controller.

The certification covers skytron’s entire instrumentation and control range for renewable power plants and particularly for utility-scale PV installations. 

“To date, in collaboration with international EPC companies, we have installed our monitoring and control system in more than 4.5GWp of solar power plants, 3 GWp of which are equipped with our plant controller,” said Alberto Gallego, product marketing manager at skytron energy. “With cETLus listing now completed across our entire functional range, we are happy to be part of the exciting, fast growing US solar market.”

Skytron’s solar applications cover the ‘ArrayGuard’ series of combiner boxes for DC distribution and real-time string current measurement; skyCONNi field sensors for irradiation, weather and status monitoring.

The company also supplies its skylog data loggers, skycontrol plant controller for grid stability and balancing functions and the PVGuard remote supervision platform, which has recently been enhanced with improved SCADA software capabilities for energy production planning, performance analysis and system integration.

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