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Find how green energies are at the centre of the transition to a more sustainable and less carbon-based energy system.

Ebooks & Reports

A broad range of expert insights, industry trends, forecasts and hands-on knowledge on solar, wind and hydro energies.

State of Green: South East Asia

Learn which are ASEAN's goals and how they plan to achieve them. Learn everything you need to know about the SEA solar and renewable market. 

State of Green: Australia

Report on the renewable sector in Australia and the role of photovoltaic solar energy: Access to the grid, key players and technology trends.

Renewable Energy and Solar Research Report: What's in Store for 2022

Learn the trends which will mark 2022 and beyond on all things renewable. Find results of our 100+ professionals survey and explore data from 6.5TW and +80,000 solar PV project simulations.

Webinars

Join us in our in-depth live or on demand webinars on the latest hot topics in the renewable industry.

REPowerEU: Opportunities for the utility-scale PV player

REPowerEU: Opportunities for the utility-scale PV player

Learn with European Commision insiders what the new European renewable strategy means for utility-scale solar developers, EPCists and engineer enterprises.

13 Sep, 22 • 12AMGonzalo de BlasIgnacio Asenjo
Developing a bankable PV project with high-quality irradiance data

Developing a bankable PV project with high-quality irradiance data

Fierce competition among PV developers and IPPs for winning projects makes having an accurate irradiance and meteorological data stream key. Join us live with CleanPower folks to learn more.

1 Sep, 22 • 12AMGabriel CañadasKristen Wagner
Facing hilly terrains when developing PV plants

Facing hilly terrains when developing PV plants

As land for greenfield PV projects is scarcer, available terrains are hilly and complex. How can solar developers face the challenge of topography using software? Join us to learn more.

28 Jul, 22 • 12AMBernardino Martin

Success stories

Get real-life inspiration from people like you. Discover how folks at development, EPC, engineering firms, and funds are streamlining PV plants processes.

Success Story
Learn how BayWa r.e. solar team expedites pre-engineering work with RatedPower. We talked to Mirko Schieszl, Head of Engineering, EMEA at BayWa r.e. on how they use RatedPower software for pre-engineering work.
Success story
Learn how the system solution engineers at Sungrow use RatedPower for PV equipment analysis.
Success Story
Iberdrola is a Spanish multinational electric utility company based in Spain that has headquarters around the globe. We spoke to the Australian team, who has been using pvDesign for more than two years to design and engineer PV plants. Keep reading to learn how their development engineering team has been able to optimize time and resources and how our software has boosted their creativity.
Thomas Gerstch

Methodologies

If you're evaluating if RatedPower's pvDesign is the right tool for your engineering and design team, this serie of thorough documents will provide you with a solid technical knowledge for your assessment.

Energy yield estimates

This document describes the methodology we followed to calculate the annual energy yield of a solar PV plant in RatedPower's pvDesign.

9 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Bill of quantities calculation

Learn how pvDesign calculates the parameters found in the bill of quantities (BoQ) document. This guide gives you a comprehensive thorough calculation methodology for the BoQ.

9 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Electrical equipment and power cables

This document covers the criteria of each of the electrical cabling standards and sizing features available in the software.

9 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Topography analysis

Get a comprehensive thorough calculation methodology on the pvDesign's topography module. Focusing on the criteria we use to design the algorithm and explain you what decisions we made and why.

9 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Photovoltaic design

This document describes the methodology we followed to design and engineering a PV plant using RatedPower's pvDesign.

9 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Substation design and engineering

This methodology describes the basic process to design a step-up substation connected to a PV plant. It also covers the main steps to find the electrical features of a substation.

9 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Power factor resolution algorithm

This document describes the methodology we followed to compute the power factor at the inverter output used by RatedPower's pvDesign.

10 Nov, 21 • 11PM

Podcast

Ogami Station is a podcast to bring renewable energy closer to everyone, to disseminate knowledge, and give insights into how to grow their personal and professional skills and businesses in the matter. 

A podcast on renewable energies

Ogami is the first lighthouse powered with photovoltaic energy. Ogami Station is brought to you by RatedPower where we bring closer renewable energy.

Gabriel Cañadas

Félix Perez: Renewable energy essentials

How do we convert water or sun light into energy to charge your phone? Félix Perez, PV engineer answers this and more questions about the essentials of renewable energy.

Laura Rodríguez

Carla Coghen: Project finance and profitability of renewable energy

How do you assess the profitability of a PV plant? What factors impact on pricing? What does it mean LCOE and why everybody is talking about it? Carla Coghen is our guest in Ogami Station to solve all of these questions.

Gabriel Cañadas

Patricio Peral: Why is everybody talking about batteries?

The development and cheapening of batteries allows to solve the great drawback of renewables: manageability. Patricio Peral stops by the third episode of Ogami Station to tell us all about storage.

Laura Rodríguez

Raquel Igualá: El rol del hidrógeno verde en la transición energética

En este episodio os presentamos a uno de los factores clave en la transición energética. ¿Qué es el hidrógeno verde? ¿Cuáles son las diferencias entre el verde, el gris o el azul? ¿Cómo se extrae y qué usos industriales, comerciales y residenciales tiene? Raquel Igualá, física de formación y Desarrolladora de Negocio en Energyear, visita al equipo de Ogami Station para dar respuesta a estas preguntas.

Laura Rodríguez

Marta Palencia-Lefler: Mária Telkes and women in STEM

Who was Mária Telkes? What were her contributions to the world of solar energy? What can we do to give the recognition they deserve to all the women who have been silenced in history? Marta Palencia-Lefler, a journalist with a passion for communication, answers these and more questions about Mária Telkes and women in science.

Laura Rodríguez

Manuel Sánchez: O&M of solar fields

What is the acronym O&M? To what extent will robots and technology be able to replace PV plant maintenance staff? Does it make sense to contract plant operation and maintenance packages from day 1 of commissioning?


In this episode of Ogami Station, the RatedPower podcast, Laura Rodríguez and Gabi Cañadas interview Manuel Sánchez-Merenciano, commercial director of PV at Ingeteam Service, one of the biggest players in the O&M industry for the renewable energy sector.

Gabriel Cañadas

Natalia Opie & Bernardino Martín: How does the electric market work?

¿Por qué ha subido el precio de la luz? ¿Cómo se fija el precio de la electricidad?  ¿Es justo que el precio final de la energía lo marque el último generador en entrar al mercado? Respondemos las preguntas más frecuentes de la industria energética en menos de media hora.


En este episodio de Ogami Station, el podcast de RatedPower, Laura Rodríguez y Gabi Cañadas entrevistan a Natalia Opie y Bernardino Martín, ingenieros especializados en PV en IRatedPower.

Laura Rodríguez

Capitán Renovable: Can we be 100% renewable?

¿Es lo mismo ser renovable y ser sostenible? ¿Podemos ser renovables y no sostenibles? ¿Es viable conseguir el objetivo de cero emisiones para 2050 con la tecnología actual? El Capitán Renovable nos responde a estas y más preguntas en media hora.

Gabriel Cañadas

Rodrigo Bueno: Is geothermal energy the future?

¿Qué es la geotermia? ¿Qué usos tiene? ¿Cómo es posible transformar el calor del núcleo terrestre en energía renovable? ¿Por qué nuestro invitado dice que es el futuro? Rodrigo Bueno, project manager de la empresa líder de geotermia en España, nos cuenta todo lo que necesitamos saber de la energía renovable con menos publicidad.

Laura Rodríguez

Laura Rodríguez: las tendencias que marcarán el panorama renovable en 2022

¿Cuáles son las tendencias que predominarán en el panorama renovable en 2022? ¿Qué tecnologías van a hacerse eco? 


En este episodio de Ogami Station, Laura y Gabi presentan el Informe de Tendencias de Energías Renovables elaborado por RatedPower. En apenas media hora te resumimos la opinión de más de 100 expertos de la industria y los resultados del análisis de 800.000 simulaciones hechas con el software líder de simulación de plantas fotovoltacias.

Laura Rodríguez

Elisa Anderson: ¿Qué papel tienen las renovables en la crisis energética?

¿Qué está pasando en el mercado eléctrico? ¿Por qué? ¿Qué medidas se van a tomar para apaciguar la situación? ¿Cómo se fijan los precios de la electricidad? ¿Qué es la bidireccionalidad energética?


En este episodio de Ogami Station, Laura y Gabi entrevistan a Elisa Anderson, especialista de mercados eléctricos, para que responda a estás y más preguntas sobre el panorama eléctrico y su relación con las renovables.

Laura Rodríguez

Laia Barbarà: El camino hacia la movilidad sostenible: ¿cómo podemos descarbonizar el sector?

¿Qué es la movilidad sostenible? ¿Cómo podemos descarbonizar el sector que más contamina? ¿Cuáles son las medidas a corto, medio y largo plazo necesarias para conseguirlo?


Laia nos responde a estas y más preguntas, y nos da consejos sobre pequeñas acciones que podemos hacer en el día a día para aportar nuestro granito de arena. ¡No te lo pierdas!

Gabriel Cañadas

Events

Join our stellar team at in-person and digital events across the world. Drop by to chat about the future of solar energy and the transition to low-carbon energy systems.

Anaheim, United States

RE+ (former SPI)

See you at the largest event in North America for the clean energy industry: visit our team at booth 1770!

19 Sep, 22 • 7AM
London, United Kingdom

UK Solar Summit

Full of interesting conferences, the event gives a great overview of the UK solar industry in 2022.


14 Sep, 22 • 7AM

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