Solytic has created a compact overview of ten professional solutions in order to clarify a situation in which there are currently more than 70 software solutions for plant monitoring with different functions and prices.
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Until now it has been complicated to select the right software for O&M providers. Especially because most installers manage a mixed portfolio of private, commercial and industrial (C&I) systems, sometimes even solar parks. Keeping track and making the right choices is difficult because prices vary, it is often unclear whether these solutions contain the necessary functions to meet modern O&M requirements and also there are also solutions with functions that a C&I service provider does not use but still pays for.
Between complex SCADA solutions for utilities and free manufacturer solutions for the residential sector, service providers for C&I plants have their own needs. For portfolios with plant sizes from 30 kWp to 10 MWp, the focus is on process optimisation of monitoring. Monotonous tasks, such as the search for yield-relevant errors, ticket management and report generation, must be supported by the software.
Aiming for greater transparency, Solytic has published a compact extract comparing the solutions of Solar-Log, Meteocontrol, SMA, Gantner Instruments, Envision, Powerdoo, QOS Energy, 3E and Solytic. It is important to know which solutions offer the best price/performance ratio for customer needs.
The monitoring comparison enables decision-makers to save time, find the right feature package and reduce license costs.