SunSpec Member News

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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Typhoon HIL Microgrid Testbed

A Microgrid is a collection of distributed energy resources (DER), such as solar inverters, wind turbines, battery inverters, diesel gensets, etc., that can operate both in the grid connected and the islanded mode. This video explains why Hardware in the Loop...

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