3megawatt wins EuroCloud Award for Best Cloud Software for Vertical Markets

This award recognizes 3megawatt’s position as a leading software solution provider for the renewable energy industry.

2 June, 2016 – Munich, Germany - 3megawatt, a software solution provider offering a cutting-edge asset management platform for the renewable energy industry, announced today that it has been selected as the winner of the the EuroCloud Europe 2016 award in the category "Best Cloud Service for Vertical Markets". This award follows the recent win of the prestigious Red Herring Award (top 100 most promising technology startups in Europe) and confirms 3megawatt's excellence in innovation.

The EuroCloud jury reasoned their decision: "With BluePoint is possible to manage renewable energy plants in a centralized solution, which is very important because of the decentralized nature of these plants. Over the past 3 years, 3megawatt has developed a very innovative platform. The platform is of particular relevance for the German market, but also has great potential for international markets."

"The decision to build our software solution as a cloud-based application was a no brainer for us. Our vertical market, the renewable energy industry, is evolving very quickly.  This means that we constantly need to push new features to keep up with changing regulations and best practices," states Manuel Nasti, Vice President at 3megawatt. He adds: "Being in the cloud provides our software platform the efficiency, flexibility, scalability and speed required to be competitive in the renewable energy vertical market."
 

About 3megawatt

3megawatt is a software solution provider for the renewable energy industry. 3megawatt has developed BluePoint, the largest and fastest growing enterprise-class asset management platform in the industry. BluePoint is designed to automate and control the entire renewable asset management lifecycle. This helps clients to replace manual labor-intensive processes in renewable asset management with an easy-to-implement, easy-to-use and easy-to-maintain application. Companies that use BluePoint have significantly improved efficiency, visibility and control over their solar asset management activities.

About EuroCloud

EuroCloud Europe is a pan-European cloud innovation hub, a vendor neutral knowledge sharing network between Cloud Computing Customers and Providers, Start-ups and Research centres. EuroCloud Europe is the European umbrella organization of more than 20 national EuroCloud associations throughout Europe and home to over 800 members across Europe.

3megawatt chosen as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner

This award recognizes 3megawatt’s position as a leading software solution provider for the renewable energy industry.

20 April 2016 – Munich, Germany - 3megawatt, a software solution provider offering a cutting-edge asset management platform for the renewable energy industry, announced today that it has been selected as a winner of the 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe award.

Red Herring announced its Red Herring Europe award winners last week at the Top 100 forum in Amsterdam, recognizing Europe’s leading private companies and celebrating these companies’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. 3megawatt was recognized as an industry-leading provider of renewable asset management solutions, serving clients such as independent power producers, utilities, investment funds, developers and asset managers.

The Red Herring Top 100 list has become a mark of distinction for promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 privately financed companies each year in the European Region. Past award winners include companies like Facebook, YouTube, Google, Twitter, Skype, Salesforce.com and Spotify. 3megawatt has been selected based on their technological innovation of their software solution, their promising business model, their management quality and strong market penetration. 

“In 2016, selecting the top achievers was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “In fact, we had the toughest time in years because so many entrepreneurs had crossed significant milestones so early. But after much thought, rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across Europe to the Top 100 Winners. We believe 3megawatt embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. 3megawatt should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”

‘’We are very excited and proud to be recognized as a winner of such a prestigious award," said Edmee Kelsey CEO of 3megawatt. "Our inclusion on the list of the best performing and prominent companies of the year is a great endorsement of the strength of our offering and our strategy. Our innovative BluePoint platform solves the increasing complexity of the day-to-day management of renewable energy assets. We are working very hard on continuous improvement and perfection of our software solution to deliver the highest value to our clients. It is very satisfying to see that our efforts are paying off."

About 3megawatt

3megawatt is a software solution provider for the renewable energy industry. 3megawatt has developed BluePoint, the largest and fastest growing enterprise-class asset management platform in the industry. BluePoint is designed to automate and control the entire renewable asset management lifecycle. This helps clients to replace manual labor-intensive processes in renewable asset management with an easy-to-implement, easy-to-use and easy-to-maintain application. Companies that use BluePoint have significantly improved efficiency, visibility and control over their solar asset management activities.

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. 

meteocontrol strengthens its partnership with 3megawatt

Augsburg/Chicago/Munich, October 20, 2015 – meteocontrol GmbH a PV service provider for monitoring and asset management, and 3megawatt GmbH, a solar asset management software provider, plan to intensify their working relationship in the future. The partnership will focus on developing an all-in-one full featured solution to manage large photovoltaic system portfolios. Both companies will create a seamlessinterface of their platforms , which will offer their clients a complete end-to-end solution.

Joint clients are already benefiting from the automated import of plant data from meteocontrol's monitoring system into the 3megawatt's asset management platform BluePoint. "This data integration offers great advantages for our clients," said Edmee Kelsey, CEO of 3megawatt. "One of the advantages is that clients are able to automatically create energy invoices using solar industry best practice workflows and to verify time of day utility or export PPA statements using „shadow billing“. This is a big time saver, which enables clients to operate large portfolios much more efficiently and cost effectively.

 

The aim of the close partnership is to simply and quickly integrate the monitoring systems safer’Sun, VCOM virtual control room and SCADA into the BluePoint platform. "We want to create the highest level of compatibility so that we can provide our customers with the most comprehensive services and have the right solution on hand for every portfolio," said Martin Schneider, Managing Director of meteocontrol. With its monitoring solutions, meteocontrol is one of the leading providers in the photovoltaic industry: The PV specialist monitors around 39,500 PV systems around the globe with a total power of over 10.5 GWp. The close partnership with 3megawatt represents another key milestone for the company

 

About 3megawatt

3megawatt provides software, methodology and support for owners and operators of renewable portfolios. 3megawatt’s BluePoint web-based software offers an all in one solution for asset management. It includes tools for contract and compliance management, invoicing, reporting, asset tracking and event management. The BluePoint platform is helps portfolio owners and operators to manage their solar portfolios more efficiently and cost effectively. BluePoint is used to manage over 4GW of operational solar assets in 19 countries.

 

About meteocontrol

meteocontrol, EU headquarter based in Augsburg, Germany and APMEA headquarter based in Shanghai (China), with offices and branches in Chicago (U.S.A.), Lyon (France), Madrid (Spain), Milan (Italy) and Moers (Germany) offers energy and weather data management, yield reports, quality audits and technical due diligence as well as monitoring of PV systems of all sizes. meteocontrol has more than 30 years of expertise in renewable energy systems and has so far been involved in projects with a total investment volume of more than 13 billion Euros. In addition, meteocontrol is the market leader for professional remote monitoring of PV systems. meteocontrol monitors around 39,500 PV systems around the globe with a total power of over 10,5 GWp. meteocontrol is a member of SFCE Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited.

Further information: www.meteocontrol.com

 

 

 

 

3megawatt’s BluePoint software now supports 15 countries

27.04.2015 Munich: 3megawatt GmbH announced its BluePoint solar asset management platform is now used to manage operational solar sites in 15 countries.  Recent countries added include the United Arab Emirates, the Czech Republic and Switzerland.  

3megawatt’s expanding country support is keeping pace with the solar industry’s growth and internationalization. With support for countries in Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa, BluePoint is the most global tool available for solar asset owners and operators around the world.

Edmee Kelsey, CEO of 3megawatt, states: "We are excited about new international markets opening up for solar and currently see strong growth from the UK, the US and Asia, as well as from frontier markets. Although there is a lot of similarity in how solar assets are managed internationally, we find that every market has its own unique and specific requirements. This is why we are continuously upgrading our software to provide support for new local asset management needs. We are committed to continue to be on the leading edge in providing support to clients who are building or buying solar assets internationally.

BluePoint simplifies asset management for solar portfolio owners. Its easy to use, cloud-based software helps asset managers to organize and manage their solar portfolios, while saving them time through automation of repetitive processes like invoicing and report generation. BluePoint has been designed to strengthen internal and external compliance processes and to provide valuable insight into portfolios, regardless of asset type or geography.

About 3megawatt

3megawatt provides software, methodology and support for solar asset management. 3megawatt's BluePoint web-based software offers a complete set of tools for solar portfolio management all in one platform. The BluePoint platform reduces operational risk and helps solar asset owners and operators to manage their solar portfolios more effectively. 

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Redavia GmbH selects 3megawatt's software tool for their solar asset management


DECEMBER 1st 2014: MUNICH - 3megawatt GmbH signed a software as a service contract with its newest client Redavia GmbH.  Redavia, a fast-growing supplier of specialized rental solar power solutions for remote locations, has selected 3megawatt’s “BluePoint” software tool to manage their solar assets globally.

3megawatt is dedicated to help the solar asset management community to standardize and simplify management activities and reporting. Its BluePoint software platform is currently used by solar system owners and portfolio managers to track and control 2.7GW of operational solar in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

“Redavia, has very promising business concept to provide cost-effective, convenient and clean rental solar power to reduce the cost of on-site diesel generator power”, says Edmee Kelsey – Founder and CEO, 3megawatt. “We are excited to support Redavia with refining the standards of their asset management operations in simple and effective ways”.

BluePoint was conceived in 2012 as a result of a simple observation: the installed base of solar operating assets is growing very fast, but the industry has no tools to manage them. This mismatch led 3megawatt’s company Founder and CEO, Edmee Kelsey, to create a universal solar asset management methodology and to develop BluePoint as a platform to support it. With its powerful, easy to use and integrated set of applications, BluePoint is fully scalable, making it the preferred choice for solar portfolio managers and system owners. 3megawatt’s mission is to make solar asset management organizations more efficient, one business transformation after another.

 “As a fast-growing company, it’s very important for us to have the right tools to manage our global asset pool. BluePoint caters to all our requirements, both commercial and operational.” says Erwin Spolders - CEO of Redavia.

 

 

About 3megawatt

3megawatt provides software, methodology and support for solar asset management. 3megawatt's BluePoint web-based software offers a complete set of tools for solar portfolio management all in one platform. The BluePoint platform reduces operational risk and helps asset managers to manage their solar portfolios more effectively. BluePoint is currently used to manage over 2.7GW of operational solar assets worldwide distributed over more than 1,300 solar sites. 

 

About Redavia 

Redavia rents out solar farms to business and communities in remote areas and frontier market. With fully-redeployable solar farms, hybridization with existing power sources, and full operations and management, Redavia offers reliable, low-cost energy on short, flexible contracts. Learn more at www.redaviasolar.com

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3megawatt announces exclusive distribution agreement with Omifin Solutions

OCTOBER 14th 2014:  MUNICH 3megawatt GmbH has signed an agreement with Toronto-based Omifin Solutions on the Canada-wide sale of BluePoint, the leading solar PV asset management software platform used to manage over 2 GW of solar assets worldwide. The partnership between the two companies will provide for a distribution channel for Canada-based solar PV asset managers who are seeking a robust and reliable system to keep track and control of their growing portfolios. 

OMIFIN solution’s co-founder and President, Peter Novotny, explains, “3megawatt’s BluePoint platform is a great example of how our industry is innovating and evolving, not just technologically but also operationally. Solar power portfolios are growing and their administration is inevitably becoming more complex. We want to help asset managers stay on top of their game, and the Bluepoint platform is the answer for them. It is a powerful tool giving them control and organization of their assets.” 

“We are excited about our market entry to Canada and we look forward to work closely with Omifin Solutions” says Edmee Kelsey, Founder and CEO – 3megawatt GmbH

BluePoint was conceived in 2012 as a result of a simple observation: the installed base of solar operating assets is growing very fast, but the industry has no tools to manage them. This mismatch led 3megawatt’s company Founder and CEO, Edmee Kelsey, to create a solar asset management methodology and to develop BluePoint as a platform to support it. With its powerful, easy to use and integrated set of applications, fund and asset managers can safely scale their solar asset portfolio activities. 3megawatt’s mission is to make solar asset management organizations more efficient, one business transformation after another. 

 

 

About 3megawatt

3megawatt provides software, methodology and support for solar asset management. 3megawatt's BluePoint web-based software offers a complete set of tools for solar portfolio management all in one platform. The BluePoint platform reduces operational risk and helps asset managers to manage their solar portfolios more effectively. BluePoint is currently used to manage over 2GW of operational solar assets worldwide distributed over more than 1,100 solar sites. Please learn more at www.3megawatt.com

 

About OMIFIN solutions inc. 

OMIFIN solutions inc. provides independent risk management and operating solutions for solar power assets, which include operation & maintenance, asset management, system auditing, insurance and financing. OMIFIN solutions inc. is committed to serving all stakeholders of solar power plants with the aim of maximizing power production and asset values, and minimizing risks and cost of capital. www.omifinsolutions.com. 

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3megawatt passes the 2GW of operational solar assets mark

SEPTEMBER 16th 2014: MUNICH - 3megawatt’s clients manage over 2 Gigawatt of operational solar assets worldwide with the company’s BluePoint solar asset management software.

 Munich based 3megawatt provides software, methodology and support for solar asset management via a web-based software platform. BluePoint software offers a complete set of solar portfolio management tools that help clients operate and manage their assets more effectively.

“We are very excited that our BluePoint solar asset management platform is now used to manage over 2GW of operational solar assets globally," said Edmee Kelsey, CEO of 3megawatt. “This is an important milestone for our company. This diversity and scale of operational solar assets allows us to continue to be on forefront of developing our global expertise on solar asset management best practices."

BluePoint has been developed to assist solar portfolio managers with the streamlining of their solar asset management processes and for setting the proper controls to manage portfolio risk. BluePoint adapts to every country and its integrated set of tools combine the many different aspects of solar asset management all in one platform: from compliance management to asset tracking, energy invoicing and investor reporting.

On the 8th of October, Edmee Kelsey will discuss PV portfolio data management at the Solar O&M Europe conference in Milan Italy. 3megawatt will also be exhibiting at this year’s Solar Power International in las Vegas held from 20 - 23 October at booth 754. 

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