SunSpec Member News

Rapid Shutdown Gets Its First Sunspec Certification in Fronius

For full article, visit PV Magazine. The Fronius Symo Advanced product line, which had already been NEC 2017 compliant when coupled with a Tigo TS-4, is now also certified for rapid shutdown by the SunSpec Alliance. Stephen Coffrin – U.S. Department of Energy In the...

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Seven Trends from Our 2019 Solar Inverter Buyer’s Guide

For full article, visit Solar Builder Magazine By Chris Crowell We asked every inverter manufacturer to tell us about their latest and greatest products for our 2019 Solar Inverter Buyer’s Guide. What came back was a range of innovations from the most powerful...

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SunSpec Alliance Announces Kyrio as Official PKI Provider

The SunSpec Official Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Provider will deliver high-quality digital certificate provisioning services for Distributed Energy Resources. SAN JOSE, CA – February 12, 2019 – SunSpec Alliance, the information standards and certification...

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Solar Standards: What is SunSpec?

Join Tom Tansy of the SunSpec Alliance and Chris Connell, National Tech Sales Advisor for Fronius at this March 13 webinar hosted by CivicSolar related to the Rapid Shutdown protocol and NEC 2017 mandate. They will discuss the importance of standardizing solar...

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Drive Down Solar Soft Costs with Data Standards

The Orange Button Initiative wants to significantly reduce the cost of your solar install For full article, visit Solar r.e.view by Solar r.e.view  | Illustration by Tom Miller Solar soft costs are most often associated with project-related activities like permitting,...

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Seven SunSpec Alliance Authorized Test Laboratories Announced

SunSpec Certified™ Authorized Test Laboratories address testing requirements inherent in CA Rule 21 and 2017 NEC® data communications functionality. SAN JOSE, CA – January 22, 2019 – SunSpec Alliance, the information standards and certification organization for the...

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The Importance of Industry Standards

Originally published by Fronius. Read the full article on their website. As the solar industry is maturing, technical industry standards gain importance and will be a crucial aspect for the further evolution of solar to a mainstream industry. Initiatives from...

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kWh Analytics releases Orange Button Translate software

Read on kWh Analytics Website By Kelly Pickerel | September 19, 2018 kWh Analytics today announced the release of Orange Button Translate, the first piece of software designed exclusively to support the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office’s...

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