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AlsoEnergy and skytron merge

AlsoEnergy and skytron have merged to create a global renewable energy software and hardware monitoring firm.

skytron energy’s PVGuard 2.4 supervision platform provide fleet management advances

skytron energy has further enhanced its ‘PVGuard’ PV power plant supervision platform. Version 2.4 of PVGuard focuses on fleet management that enables system owners and operators to monitor the technical performance of all PV power plants, inverters and alarms across their entire fleet in a single view, which can be filtered or sorted to suit individual requirements.

First Solar offloads skytron energy

Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar has sold its PV power plant monitoring, control and supervision systems subsidiary, skytron energy to German business management firm, Liberta Partners. Financial details were not disclosed.

First Solar cuts capex and opex to generate US$2 billion plus cushion

Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar is undergoing a mid-year restructuring that includes cost cutting activities that should generate a US$2 billion balance sheet cushion against changing solar business dynamics and a looming revenue and shipment hole facing the company in 2017.