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The key role of SCADA systems in de-risking solar assets

  • On June 25, 2021
It’s time to add up the cost of your new solar plant. Even with continuing decreases in cost, your modules will make up the biggest item on your capital expenditure (CAPEX) bill. Other installation materials, including trackers and balance of plant, will add another big chunk of CAPEX. Then you’ve got the cost of labour,
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NTS631 v2.0 Certification for UNITY SCADA/PPC

  • On June 17, 2021
Compliance certificate License No. 2621/0181-1-CER Inaccess announces successful certification of UNITY Power Plant Controller (PPC) according to  NTS v2.0 (Norma Tecnica de Supervision) in accordance with the EU Regulation 2016/631, a harmonized standard for Generators across all European countries, with the objective to boost the market of generation technology and increase competitiveness. You can get a
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Cybersecurity Management: A Survival Guide

  • On May 14, 2021
Industrial Control System (ICS) is a general term that encompasses several types of control systems, including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as skid-mounted Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) often found in the industrial sectors and critical infrastructures. ICS are typically used in industries such
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Profit From Dynamic Containment in the UK

  • On June 11, 2021
Most battery storage owners and operators already know that value stacking is the key to profitability. Batteries are costly assets, but they can recoup their costs in more ways than one—and using a battery system for multiple applications can greatly improve the asset’s return on investment.  Plus, there is one particular area that batteries excel
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How can solar energy provide grid support?

  • On April 29, 2021
How can solar power help support the grid? This is an increasingly pressing question in places such as Europe, where renewable energy is gradually moving to dominate the electricity network. The European Union got 34% of its electricity from renewable sources in 2019, with Austria and Sweden seeing levels of more than 70%. Solar accounts
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Dynamic Containment

  • On April 5, 2021
Grid Services Dynamic Containment (DC), which helps to manage grid frequency at timescales of under a second, a new landmark for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in the UK and other markets that will follow this paradigm. Since its launch in October 2020, Dynamic Containment has paid an average of £17.0MW/hr, almost three times higher
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SCADA for Solar PV Plants: The Complete A to Z Guide

  • On April 19, 2021
The solar value chain continues to undergo a digital transformation. Shrinking costs, performance optimization, asset reliability improvement, and ultimately extending the asset lifecycle have made the case for solar digitization much stronger. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are a good example of what’s possible. These systems can be applied for remote monitoring and
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Cross plants or single plant exports up to 50M records per file

  • On February 23, 2021
Enriched features UNITY users can now schedule or request on demand the export of data sets of up to 50 million records per file that belong to one or multiple plants. In the case of cross plant exports our new exporting engine enables efficient navigation though the assets hierarchy down to the sting level in
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UNITY Local SCADA server Redundancy options

  • On February 23, 2021
Enriched Features All utility scale solar plants require the installation of a local SCADA server that combined with the cloud platform provides redundancy and high system availability. Our technology allows two independent data streams towards the local SCADA and the cloud system eliminating any single point of failure and ensuring that in almost all cases
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UNITY Analytics: Inverter-Level Unavailability Loss Modeling

  • On December 1, 2020
Enriched Features By utilizing the accurate expected power and energy calculation performed using analytical and machine learning techniques, Inverter-Level Loss Modeling helps asset managers to correlate all events that affect plant availability with the corresponding energy loss due to those events. The energy loss calculation is performed at site and inverter levels and is presented