Discover the smartest way to design utility-scale solar PV plants
pvDesign is the software built by RatedPower to automate and optimize the study, analysis, design, and engineering of photovoltaic plants in all its stages. Speed up the design and engineering processes of large-scale solar projects to reduce the construction costs of PV plants.
Speed up time-to-design
Streamline the design and planning processes of PV plants to reduce the number of hours engineering teams spend by 85%. Iterate your layout configuration to find the best option in seconds while reducing calculation errors. Several weeks of work into a few minutes.
RatedPower provides a platform that allows for the rapid creation of conceptual layouts with minimal rework required for follow up design iterations. This software is perfect for early stage development work when paired with thorough environmental and site analysis to determine feasible areas for construction.
Robert WrightRenewable Energy Development Manager at Burns & McDonnell
Reduce Levelized Cost of Energy
Make confident data and insight-driven decisions. Maximize the profitability and value of solar PV plants. According to our customers, pvDesign boosted the competitiveness of solar energy, resulting in a 20% asset profitability increase.
Jake SteelePerformance Engineer
Impulse clean energy transition
Optimize the performance and profitability of solar photovoltaic plants to increase competitiveness of solar energy and reduce CO2 emissions.
Without pvDesign all the requests from our developer and project managers went directly into our engineering team. This created a lot of work, especially since it involved a lot of going forward and backwards regarding new land plots, a boundary change here or a gaspipe there. With pvDesign both developers and project managers can do a quick pre-estimation of the solar projects—power on site and yield—by themselves, before going to the engineering team for the more detailed planning.
Mirko SchieszlTeam Leader Solar Engineering
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