Top 10 Solar Energy Technology Companies - 2019
energycioinsights
Terraform Power: At the Vanguard of the Energy Revolution

Top 10 Solar Energy Technology Companies - 2019

As companies worldwide try to translate the talks about climate change and global warming into action, demand and utilization of clean energy solutions have seen significant growth. In such a scenario, the appeal of solar energy has long been environmental, in specific, its contribution to systematic decarbonization. Modern technologies are catering to a number of ways to utilize this abundant source. Recent waves of digitalization have further accorded solar energy solution providers with the combination of big data analytics, AI, and cloud computing to enable sophisticated solar PV engineering design and provide workflow management, while also facilitating sales and customer acquisition for solar installers and financiers.

End-to-end cutting-edge solar energy solutions incorporated with top-quality panels have hit the market, using which clients can generate clean energy according to their requirement. Further, as the automobile industry leans toward alternative fuel sources, experts believe electrification of modern car synergistically benefits solar technology.  Subsequently, an overall positive approach to solar energy is setting the stage for a dramatic shift in the generation, management, and consumption of solar energy along with its newer applications. 

Understanding the changing times, Energy CIO Insights has compiled a list of top 10 solar energy tech solution providers to guide businesses in harnessing the power of technology to tackle today’s umpteen challenges, reduce workload, and increase efficiencies.  

Through our cover story featuring TerraForm Power, we bring to you a company that is bringing about a change in the environment with its 3,700-megawatt diversified portfolio of high-quality solar and wind assets. We are also glad to feature Michigan-based Power Panel as one of the leading solar energy tech solution providers. Power Panel offers all-in-one hybrid solar solutions that generate electricity and hot water at the same time to successfully meet the energy production needs. Another featured company, Aesthetic Green Power, is providing a family of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) product solutions for residential and high-end homeowners, commercial real estate developers, government, and educational institutions.

Offering a nexus of innovative technological capabilities, these solar tech vendors are upping the solar energy game by several notches. Navigating through these best-of-breed solutions, Energy CIO Insights aims to help you build the partnership and make prudent decisions your organization needs to foster a technology-driven environment.  

We present to you Energy CIO Insights’ “Top 10 Solar Energy Tech Solution Providers – 2019.”

Top Solar Energy Technology Companies

The company offers a family of BIPV product solutions for residential and high-end homeowners, commercial real estate developers, governments, and educational institutions. Using a proprietary, state of the industry glazing technology, the company laminates PV cells into glass for use in BIPV applications, covering the full spectrum of commercial and residential roofs, skylights, facades, atriums, sunshades, and canopies. The company’s two primary products, Sunslates PV roofing system, and custom architectural PV glazing systems are the cornerstones of a family of BIPV products

aestheticgreenpower.com

The company offers all-in-one hybrid solar solutions that generate electricity and hot water at the same time to successfully meet the energy production needs. As a leading innovator in highly scalable and deployable turnkey solar technology solutions, Power Panel offersvarious systems including panels, generators, mounting hardware, and control systems that allow users to reduce their energy costs as well as satisfy their deployable hot water storage requirements. The company’s flagship product, The Power Panelmodule combines solar technology with thermal harvesting and provides great efficiency and significant cost savings

powerpanel.com

TerraForm Power is an integrated renewable power company clearly focused on providing an attractive and sustainable total return to the investors by effectively utilizing renewable energy sources. The company is an owner and operator of a best-in-class renewable power portfolio including solar and wind assets primarily in the U.S.These premier assets are underpinned by long-term contracts that produce stable cash flow. TerraForm Power is ideally positioned to capitalize on the growth in renewable power generation. TerraForm Power has considerable potential to grow both organically and through the acquisition of new facilities, including through its sponsor and majority shareholder Brookfield Asset Management—a leading global alternative asset manager with more than $250 billion of assets under management

www.terraform.com

ETAP

ETAP

Founded in 1986, ETAP is the global market and technology leader in modelling, design, analysis, optimization, monitoring, control, and automation software for electrical power systems. ETAP is headquartered in Irvine, California, USA, with offices around the world. The company provides the most comprehensive and widely-used enterprise solution for generation, transmission, distribution, industrial, transportation, and low-voltage power systems. ETAP solutions cover installation and upgrading of real-time power management systems, synchronizing GIS databases with ETAP projects, customization of governors and much more. It includes integration & automation, modelling & tuning, data exchange & conversion and others

First Solar

First Solar

First Solar is one of the leading providers of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems which use its advanced thin-film modules. The company has specialities in PV solar power plant design, engineering & construction, Operations & Maintenance, Thin-film solar panel manufacturing, Advanced controls & grid integration, Remote diagnostics, Power forecasting, Off-grid, desalinization & mining power systems. First Solar has developed, financed, engineered, constructed and currently operates many of the world’s largest grid-connected PV power plants. The solar value chain of First Solar reduces risk while delivering more reliable, dependable and cost-effective solutions for the customers

Ginlong Solar

Ginlong Solar

Ginlong Solis is one of the oldest and largest global string inverter specialists that manufactures string inverters for converting DC to AC power and interacting with the utility grid. It also reduces the carbon footprint of human society. Residential, commercial and utility-scale solar market include homeowners, business owners, utilities, solar developers and investors benefit from a complete product line of ultra-reliable, bankable, cost-effective and innovative string inverter technologies, selling under Ginlong Solis brands. Ginlong Solis provides solutions such as PV Inverter, Video Center, Monitoring System, PV Plant Design, and After-Sale Services

ReVision Energy

ReVision Energy

ReVision Energy is an employee-owned solar company, which leads the community in solving the environmental problems caused by fossil fuels while alleviating economic and social injustice. As a full-service renewable energy contractor, the company provide a full range of engineering, design, installation and equipment services for homes, businesses, municipal buildings and nonprofits. The solution portfolio of ReVision Energy consists of solar electricity, solar water heating, solar-powered heat pumps, electric vehicle charging, battery backup, and solar loans. The team of in-house solar specialists (engineers, designers, installers) has built over 7,000 solar energy systems in the region

Sunflare

Sunflare

Sunflare is committed to reduce the world’s carbon footprint and to create a healthier planet for this and the future generations. Sunflare is known as the cleanest mass-produced solar power on the earth, which does not rely on toxic chemicals like lead, cadmium, hydrofluoric acid, or hydrochloric acid. Sunflare solar panels do not produce pollutants or release CO2 into the atmosphere as they generate energy. Sunflare is working with several industries which include Real Estate, Sports & Recreational, Transportation, Tourism & Hospitality, Utilities, Military, Electronics and many more. Every panel is made of our SUN2 cell starting with high-quality stainless steel and then layered with semiconductor materials only a few micrometres thick

Suntrek Solar

Suntrek Solar

Established in 1991, Suntrek Industries is one of the leading providers of solar electricity, hot water, and pool heating systems. A manufacturer, equipment integrator, and licensed solar contractor, we are a one-stop resource for all the solar needs of residential, commercial, and agricultural markets. The company has been widely recognized for consistently manufacturing, designing, and installing high-quality systems backed by outstanding warranties and customer support. The solutions provided by the company are solar pool heating, solar electricity, and solar water heating. Apart from these, Suntrek also provide the guidance and expertise for removing and reinstalling the current roof

Vikram Solar

Vikram Solar

Headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, Vikram Solar Limited (formerly known as Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd.) is a globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in high-efficiency PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions. The company has expertise in Solar module manufacturing, Project management, Operations & maintenance, EPC Solar, and Rooftop Solar. Eldora Prime, Eldora Grand, and Somera Grand are the solutions offered by the company. The products are designed international standards of quality, reliability and performance. Vikram Solar’s annual PV Module production capacity stands at 1 GW