01 / 26 / 2014

skytron® energy’s Power Plant Controller for Renewables Now Certified to UL

skytron energy, the internationally renowned developer of monitoring, control and supervision systems for renewable energy power plants, has successfully completed the cETLus product safety test for their skycontrol power plant controller

The controller’s cETLus approval to the UL/CSA 60950-1 equipment safety standard rounds off UL certification of skytron’s entire instrumentation and control range for renewable power plants and particularly for utility-scale photovoltaic installations.  The system solution for solar applications covers the ArrayGuard series of industry-standard combiner boxes for DC distribution and real-time string current measurement; skyCONNi field sensors for irradiation, weather and status monitoring; skylog data loggers; the skycontrol plant controller for grid stability and balancing functions; and the PVGuard remote supervision platform.

 

The control aspect of the system ensures the power plant’s flexibility in meeting local TSO/DSO grid connection regulations.  Its add-on skycontrolRI telecontrol interface allows renewable power plants to leverage the various forms of electricity dispatching and trading, which is particularly important in regions without a national FIT.  

 

“To date, in collaboration with international EPC companies, we have installed our monitoring and control system in more than 4.5 GWp of solar power plants, 3 GWp of which are equipped with our plant controller”, says Alberto Gallego, Product Marketing Manager at skytron energy. “With cETLus listing now completed across our entire functional range, we are happy to be part of the exciting, fast growing U.S. solar market.”

 

About skytron energy

skytron energy has been developing integrated monitoring, control and supervision systems since 1977.  Now one of the leading suppliers in the industry, specializing in utility-scale and commercial power plants, it has installed monitoring and control systems in more than 600 plants with a total capacity of over 4.5 GWp.  The company’s core competencies are plant condition monitoring, power plant control, remote plant supervision, system migration of existing power plants, operation & maintenance, and PV asset management.  skytron energy is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has operations in Santiago, Chile; Cape Town, South Africa; Bangalore, India; Singapore and Beijing, China.  As a technology leader, skytron energy has received a number of prestigious awards, such as the highly coveted InterSolar Award for the “PVGuard” Supervision Platform and for the “StringGuard” string current measurement system.

 

Next article

12 / 10 / 2013

skytron® energy’s supervision software for “Renewables” evolves into a powerful analysis tool

For nearly a decade now, skytron® energy, the German supplier of high-quality monitoring, control and supervision solutions for the renewable energy sector, has been among the market leaders for remote supervision software for solar plants.

Back to all news

Our Portfolio fulfills
All Your Demands

become a professional
Join our workshops

Date
Name
Language
Reservation
22. November 2018 /
Thursday
Hardware System
english
past
23. November 2018 /
Friday
SCADA Software
english
past
29. November 2018 /
Thursday
Hardware System
german
past
30. November 2018 /
Friday
SCADA Software
german
past

Meet us

As pioneers in the developing solar energy industry we have always been ones to strive for innovation. And with one aim – to make your renewable energy power plant successful, profitable and sustainable. Visit us at several shows and conferences or even better, come by and get to know us! We are looking forward to meeting you.

Newsletter

Subscribe to our skytron® energy newsletter.

to top