San Jose, CA, [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Fat Spaniel Technologies is making monitoring solar energy output easier with its new String Monitoring Service. The service is designed to enable solar electric Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) service providers, system installers, and system operators to better manage and maximize commercial-scale solar electric energy generation.
The String Monitoring Service allows maintenance staff to quickly pinpoint and resolve problems with failed strings of modules or failed individual solar modules. Fat Spaniel’s service includes the ability to monitor up to 24 strings from one combiner box as well as deliver real time status alerts via e-mail and SMS messaging.
“Fat Spaniel’s String Monitoring Service will enable us to cost- effectively find and fix even small problems before they have the chance to sap the energy output of the solar array, ensuring that we are delivering the high quality of service and performance that our customers expect,” said Norm Nielsen, President of Chico Electric.Chico Electric is a California based company that constructs and installs energy systems including Solar PV systems.