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NREL Improves Tool For Solar-Plus-Storage Analysis

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)  National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has rolled out improvements to REopt Lite, a Web tool for solar photovoltaics and...
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SolarEdge Launches Web-Based Tool For Streamlining PV Design Process

Israel-based SolarEdge Technologies Inc. has launched a new tool, Designer, created to enable faster, easier planning of solar system designs. The free, Web-based tool helps...
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DOE, Industry Develop Software For Calculating Solar PV Degradation Rates

A new software package developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and industry partners SunPower and kWh Analytics is...

SMUD Helps Develop DER Planning Software For Utilities

Cloud software company Clean Power Research and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), a public utility in California, have announced the launch of WattPlan Grid,...

Developer Makes 10 Community Solar Predictions For 2018

From an evolving market structure to technology innovation, the U.S. community solar landscape is transforming quickly. What does this mean for 2018? Colorado-based Clean...

Energy Department Awards $12M To Boost Solar Forecasting

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $12 million in new funding for eight projects to advance predictive modeling capabilities for solar generation....