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Meet the new map-centric design process: Redesigning our software's design layout
Product and corporate updates

Meet the new map-centric design process: Redesigning our software's design layout

This is how we redesigned our design process to make pvDesign a fully interactive software. The new design process shows the layout in each step, an easier way to see how changes in your electrical equipment or location impact on the design.
4 May, 22UPDATED 5 May, 22Agathe Verdier
What is the pitch distance and why is it important?
Technology and engineering

What is the pitch distance and why is it important?

What is the pitch distance and what effect does it have on solar PV plant output and efficiency?
The power of battery storage: Evolution and alternatives
Technology and engineering

The power of battery storage: Evolution and alternatives

Alternatives to batteries are on the rise. Read on to find out how the development of battery storage technologies is integral to the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
7 Jun, 21UPDATED 25 Apr, 22Laura Rodríguez
How PV panel tilt affects solar plant performance

How PV panel tilt affects solar plant performance

How does the angle at which solar panels are tilted affect power generation and how can Rated Power’s pvDesign ensure the most efficient tilt for your solar plant?
DC/AC ratio: How to choose the right size solar inverter?
Technology and engineering

DC/AC ratio: How to choose the right size solar inverter?

Let's dive into the DC/AC ratio of a PV system —and why it is important when designing it.
The era of standalone energy yield software is ending
Technology and engineering

The era of standalone energy yield software is ending

Let's take a look at the foundations of PV system energy yield calculations, the history of standalone EY tools and the benefit from integrating design, engineering and energy yield in one tool
21 Dec, 21UPDATED 19 Apr, 22Gregory Rosen
Russia-Ukraine conflict exacerbates European energy crisis
Market analysis

Russia-Ukraine conflict exacerbates European energy crisis

How are energy prices set in Europe? What is the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on European gas supply?

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