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Is Your Solar Design Process Missing These Key Technologies?

The process of designing a solar installation is changing fast as new technologies emerge and it can be hard to keep up. Technologies that once required a supercomputer to access are now accessible to everyone through solar software. We examine key innovations that dramatically advance solar design.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

SmartRoof: Expanding What’s Possible in Remote Solar Design

Remote site modeling for solar PV design is faster and easier than on-site methods. But there have been tradeoffs between speed and accuracy—until now. New technology from Aurora can automatically infer the structure of a roof, reducing work for solar designers and increasing precision.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Can Software Tell Us the Optimal Solar Design?

Historically, every PV system has had to be designed manually-but this process is challenging. Advances in software make it easy to find the best design.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How Computer Vision Is Revolutionizing Solar Design

Computer vision—the use of computers to interpret visual images—is opening up new frontiers for solar PV design by improving remote site modeling.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How LIDAR is Transforming Remote Solar System Design

What do self-driving cars, the Mars rover and remote solar site assessment have in common? LIDAR! We explain LIDAR and why it matters for solar design.

Samuel AdeyemoSamuel Adeyemo