While managing and integrating solar panels across vast solar farm infrastructure is essential, it requites a power grid that can adapt and efficiently maintain load balance. For solar operations to scale effectively while serving larger numbers of consumer end-users, there’s a need for scalable operations and management solutions that utility managers can depend on for business insight and intelligence. Read the entire article here.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) defines a solar project as utility-scale only when it generates over 1 megawatt (MW) of solar energy, while the National Renewable Energy Laboratory uses a 5 MW threshold to qualify utility-scale solar projects. Over the last two years, according to Energy Information Administration, renewable energy resources have been the nation’s fastest growing electricity generation source. Read the entire article here.