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
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.
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