Advanced analytics for operational PV plants

From the earliest days of the solar industry, asset owners have allocated few resources to the monitoring of PV plant operation. The apparent absence of actionable levers, regulated tariffs, as well as the supposed...

PV, ready for the next move

The PV sector is riding high at the moment. The key to this trend lies in the about-turn taken by Spanish legislation in the past two years that has laid the foundations for faster,...

Lower emissions and more energy savings in a solar pump installation with drive inverters

PV solution supplier Sumsol has successfully installed Spain’s first solar pump system with automatic power grid backup. When designing the system, Sumsol saw the VACON® 100 drives from Danfoss as a key element which,...

A case study to show us how to achieve real PV self-consumption

Users frequently limit the installation of a PV facility in their home to the deployment of solar panels. However, is highly likely that they are unaware of the enormous possibilities, both real and proven,...

24/7 load consumption monitoring solution to make self-consumption smarter

SAJ is one of the leading global inverter specialists, with a focus on renewable energy conversion, transmission and storage solutions. The company supplies grid connection inverters (0.7 kW – 60 kW), hybrid solar inverters...

PV as the alternative of choice for decarbonisation

The lessons learned during the COVID-19 crisis have made it clearer than ever that we need to invest in a sustainable future in order to drive and stimulate the world’s economy, which includes decarbonization...

2019: an all-time record year for PV in Spain

2019 saw Spain positioned as the main PV market at European level with the sector ranked sixth in the world, with the installation of 4,201 MW in ground-mounted plant capacity and 459 MW in...

Solar, the most attractive power generation source once again in 2019

In 2019, the global solar power sector returned to a two-digit growth path, increasing by 13% to 116.9 GW to set a new annual installation record. This growth helped solar expand its annual share...

Smart batteries give real meaning to domestic PV installations

According to estimates from the latest study from the Observatory for Sustainability, there are some 100,000 solar rooftops in Spain. We are well behind Europe’s leader, Germany, where PV modules have already been installed...

Spain’s first grid-connected floating PV plant

Acciona has started building the first grid-connected floating solar PV plant in Spain, in the region of Extremadura. This initiative is a demonstration project, designed to study the most suitable technical solutions for the...