What to expect from this report

In this independent review Black & Veatch provides:

  • A high-level review of pvDesign’s energy production estimation algorithms  through a comparative study of the algorithms used in PVsyst©.
  • A conceptual level benchmark analysis of pvDesign and PVsyst© on four separate design/technology cases.

Who is Black & Veatch?

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned global engineering, procurement, consulting and  construction company with a more than 100-year track record of innovation in sustainable  infrastructure. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people around the  world by addressing the resilience and reliability of our most important infrastructure assets. Our revenues in 2020 exceeded US$3.0 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and on social media. 

Who is RatedPower?

RatedPower has developed a game-changing technology that helps companies discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a solar PV plant. RatedPower transforms traditional engineering through the optimization and automatization of processes, using digital technologies and heuristic calculations.

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