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Best Solar Monitoring Solutions in India

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Why it is important to have Solar Remote monitoring solutions for your plant?

A solar monitoring system can help make you more aware of your PV system’s performance. It offers information about energy consumption and generation, optimizing energy usage, and damage to your solar system, among other topics. It’s important to monitor your solar setup in some manner – without monitoring, it can be difficult to figure out if your solar panels are operating at their best.

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How solar monitoring systems work

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Solar monitoring systems operate through your solar system’s inverter(s).

Companies will often offer solar inverters that come with a proprietary monitoring software setup.

As your solar inverter converts DC current into AC current for use in your home, information about power levels and production is collected and sent to cloud-based monitoring systems and their companion apps. Homeowners can access this information several ways, including through mobile apps and paired smart home devices. Some monitoring systems offer on-site monitoring as well, and wire information from the inverters directly to a monitoring device on your property.

Most monitoring systems can be setup to have cellular capabilities, allowing you to access system data stored in the cloud from mobile devices without needing to connect to your WiFi network. As a result, if your personal internet connection is lost, you may still be able to access your solar monitoring system.

Systems with power optimizers don’t rely on a wireless connection to transmit data, so monitoring continues during internet outages. Depending on the interface you have set up, you may also be able to access your monitoring data even when your internet is down. However, this isn’t the case for microinverter monitoring systems. They rely on a WiFi connection to monitor each panel individually, in real time. This means that when the internet goes down, so do your monitoring capabilities.

Aside from displaying energy consumption and generation data, monitoring systems offer many tools to help you understand your solar energy setup. Monitoring software often can help detect problems and defects with panels, and recommend repairs to your setup. You can often also track historical data from your system. For example, monitoring systems offer data on historical weather-based performance, so you can know how the weather has impacted your solar production in the past, and what you might expect in the future.

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Enphase vs. SolarEdge monitoring systems

Two of the most popular solar inverter providers, Enphase and SolarEdge, offer high quality, proven solar monitoring solutions alongside their inverter products.

One of the main differences between the two systems is the type of inverters used. Enphase employs microinverters located at each individual solar panel in your system, which communicate wirelessly with a central device that provides data to their mobile application. SolarEdge uses power optimizers wired to a central inverter, which connects wirelessly to the internet, and in turn to a mobile application.

There are additional differences between the two systems, but the choice of inverters figures to be the most important limiting factor when deciding between the two companies for monitoring systems. Aside from Enphase and SolarEdge, many other companies offer varying levels and types of solar monitoring systems, all of which will help you to understand your solar panel setup and operation in more detail.

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HOW TO FIND WHETHER SOLAR PANELS ARE WORKING?

When you service all makes of turbine, all around the world, how do you make sure that safety standards are maintained at the highest level? It’s an important question – and when we talk to our customers about what’s most important to them competencies in renewable energy systems. IRecco’s extensive range of robust and reliable products backed by its cutting-edge R&D and more than two decades of expertise are designed to ensure optimum performance. Of course, it’s a given that all turbines live up to strict legislation, but that’s not really where the greatest safety challenge lies. If you look at the causes of incidents, more than 90% are caused by human behavior. That’s why we believe that keeping the highest safety record means creating a safety-first mindset.

The people I meet who service our turbines are special: They’re proud of what they do, and they take their jobs very seriously. It’s not an easy environment to work in. When you’ve experienced standing on the top of an 80m high turbine, swaying in the wind like a ship at sea, you really respect what they do. It takes a cool head and a lot of courage.

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But not all the people who are attracted to this lifestyle – because that’s what it is – are not natural-born rule followers. And to secure a high safety level for all, we spend a lot of time developing watertight safety procedures and protocols which must become second nature for them. Because not following rules has serious consequences. Secondly, training is vital, both technical safety training, turbine specific training as well as Safety awareness training. Adding to this leadership needs to be strong and leaders perform safety walks to check first-hand what our engineers will encounter. Even our executive leadership takes part, and our CEO has climbed the ladder and walked the roof of a nacelle… so when they talk safety they can speak from experience.

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Our goal is to create the same service documentation for each and every turbine, in a standardized, user-friendly format. Our engineers already have enough to think about without having to navigate convoluted directions! With this global service manual, we’re able to give the same training round the world to make sure all our technicians stay safe. Performance and target-wise we don’t distinguish between brands and expect the same safety performance when servicing all makes of turbines. Because safety comes first. It’s that simple.

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Can Solar Panels Charge a Tesla Car? – Solar Energy for Electric Vehicles EVs

The electric vehicle (EV) industry is quickly rising and Elon Musk’s Tesla is currently topping the competition. In addition to that, people who bought Tesla cars are not only fascinated by its luxurious looks and specs, but also because these allow them to go green. They are doing this by pairing the Tesla EV with solar panels.

Tesla being launched in India by 2021, India’s excited to drive Tesla.

Ather Energy is Indian Tesla for bikes is also increasing the competition for IC bikes like Honda & Yamaha for their speed and Performance

Can Ather be charged in Solar ? Yes. Solstrom, the solar Experts can give the best solutions in India.

Solstrom has solar power plant solutions for all type of Electric Vehicles and Authorized distributors  for solar with brands like Hero Electric, Okinawa, Hyundai Kona, Mahindra eVerito, Amphere & major brands

Now, let us explore more on the sustainable combination of solar energy and EVs in this article.

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Can I charge my Tesla car with solar power?
Can I charge my Ather Bike with solar power?

This question is very common among homeowners who bought electric vehicles. Yes, you can charge your Tesla car with solar panels. A Tesla car is a vehicle that does not require a drop of gasoline to operate. It uses electricity instead to power its electric motors that drive the car’s wheels. Its electricity source is a pack of batteries that are placed safely inside this EV.

To get started, here is the list of Tesla car models and their basic details. We will be basing our calculations on the battery capacity of each one of them. Tesla cars have an average of 77.8 kWh battery capacity. The average travel range is 300 miles or 482.8 kilometers from one full charge.

How many solar panels do you need to charge a Tesla car?

To quickly answer this question, we present to you a table below detailing approximately how many solar panels you would need to charge your Tesla car. The chart below shows the approximate size of a solar PV system according to a person’s daily usage of the electric vehicle.

To cover the energy cost for EV charging with solar panels, you will need to calculate how far you would drive on average every day. You could be able to determine this if you have recorded the mileage of your car. This will then determine how much electrical energy your electric vehicle will require throughout the year. This will ultimately give you the size of the solar PV system you would need to install.

Average Daily Drive (miles) Average Daily Drive (km) System Capacity (kW) 300 Watts Solar Panels 400 Watts Solar Panels 450 Watts Solar Panels
25 to 40 40 to 64 6.25 21 16 14
40 to 60 64 to 96 9.38 32 24 21
60 to 80 96 to 129 12.60 42 32 28
80 to 120 129 to 193 18.85 63 48 42

Tesla Car charging by solstrom solar experts

Get solar for your EVs

In conclusion, buying a Tesla car or Ather bike is beneficial especially if you pair it with solar panels to charge its batteries. Solar is the obvious next step after getting an electric vehicle. It is indeed a smart move to push for solar now that there are hundreds of thousands of EV owners who are ready for the next thing.

Contact The Best Solar system experts from  SOLSTROM offering solar services across India for electric vehicle owners.

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