The US subsidiary of Enel Green Power has teamed with start-up Raptor Maps, Inc., to integrate the use of drones in inspecting PV power plants, while providing immediate data through an AI (artificial intelligence) machine learning algorithm to improve O&M (Operations and Management).
Heading into the PV ModuleTech 2018 event in Penang, Malaysia on 23-24 October 2018, PV-Tech is set to conduct a series of interviews with leading project developers and EPCs, to understand what downstream channels of the utility-scale PV segment are looking for, when choosing PV module suppliers and their respective module technology offerings.
UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has launched a new global service, offering a PV Power Plant Certificate to verify the performance of PV systems at several key stages, such as commissioning or during operation. The delivered certificate is also made publicly available in UL’s online database, providing greater transparency for all stake holders.
Indian solar tariffs have matched their lowest ever in the most recent 2GW and 3GW auctions for Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-connected projects. Payal Saxena and Ali Imran Naqvi of advisory and engineering firm Gensol Group, decipher how such low prices are possible.
Data intelligence specialist firm QOS Energy is working with DHYBRID, a German manufacturer of modular energy management and smart grid controls, to add monitoring capabilities to PV-plus-storage, energy storage and other hybrid plant configurations.
FTC Solar, Inc. announced the release of its proprietary Atlas portfolio management software solution. Atlas, formerly known as SAM (Solar Automation Module) provides developers and asset owners with a "one stop shop" solution to manage all solar projects on one centralized platform.
infiswift, an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider has launched ‘swiftPV’, a software suite that leverages IoT technology to change how the solar industry uses data to optimize the performance of PV systems. The suite of products and services allows PV power plant owners and operators to connect diverse PV assets and distill insights from the data, ultimately increasing solar plant performance.