AlsoEnergy, a provider of monitoring and SCADA solutions for solar power systems, maintained its spot as the top-selling Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for commercial and industrial PV in the Americas according to the Global PV Monitoring 2016-2020 report published by GTM Research. AlsoEnergy is now the top selling solar monitoring ISV overall in this region. These numbers reflect AlsoEnergy’s robust 42 percent growth rate in 2015.
Among ISVs, AlsoEnergy now ranks as the fifth largest solar PV monitoring provider globally across all market segments. This ranking has jumped up from a seventh-place result in 2014 and a eleventh-place result the year before. Total monitored assets at AlsoEnergy cover more than 5GW of power across more than 14,000 independent sites worldwide, including more than 3GW of PV assets.
Insight into market performance is important for clients who are choosing monitoring providers for long-term contracts. “Our company selected AlsoEnergy as our preferred monitoring provider in 2012” says Matt Murphy, Director of Operations & Maintenance at Borrego Solar. “We stick with AlsoEnergy because they help us realize greater operational efficiency with lower costs and reduced administrative workload.”
This report about global PV monitoring markets, trends, and leading players is authored by Cedric Brehaut, Executive Consultant and founder of SoliChamba Consulting. “AlsoEnergy continues to build market share in a rapidly growing solar PV monitoring market,” said Brehaut. “They have maintained regional market leadership in the commercial and industrial segments, while approximately doubling their monitored capacity in the utility segment in 2015.”
“We appreciate our customers’ commitment to AlsoEnergy and recognize that their loyalty has enabled us to become the #1 ISV in North America for PV monitoring,” said AlsoEnergy CEO Robert Schaefer. “In return, we are increasing our investment in product development, service and support to ensure that we continue to exceed customer expectations and maintain our #1 ranking.”
— Solar Builder magazine