A Snapshot of the Norwegian solar market
Norway is situated far north of the globe meaning it does not receive as much sunlight as most nations. A significant proportion of the country’s energy stems from hydro. Still, it has made huge strides in adopting solar energy even though its lunar resources are limited. According to a recent report, there is a considerable rise in public support for the Norwegian solar industry.
As of December 2019, Norway had a cumulative installed solar capacity of 120 Megawatts. This capacity came into being through the addition of 51 Megawatts, the highest added capacity in a single year. Commercial and industrial installations made up 60% of the additional solar capacity while residential installations came second with 35%.
Norway’s estimated installed solar capacity in 2020 was 152 Megawatts. This reveals that the Scandinavian country’s solar capacity is growing steadily along with its solar market. What does this mean for you as a solar installer? Well, lucrative opportunities tend to sprout up as any market continues to grow.
Solar equipment production and supply capacity in Norway
The Norwegian solar market enjoys a healthy presence of solar equipment manufacturers and distributors. They deal with the supply of solar panels and several other components. Do you need a trustworthy supplier for your current or next project?
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Ports and logistics in Norway
Norway’s transport infrastructure is something to smile about. Apart from a highly competitive logistics and forwarding services sector, it has several freight ports. Some of the country’s major ports include;
- Port of Tromso
- Port of Narvik
- Port of Bodo
- Port of Bergen
- Port of Haugesund
- Port of Stavanger
- Port of Oslo
- · Port of Drammen
What is a Solar Inverter-Monitoring system?
Solar Inverter-Monitoring system is an additional device attached to the inverters to check the performance of individual panels or modules. These are smart devices that can calculate and monitor the performance all day.
These smart monitoring systems calculate the power consumption by the load and by the monitor itself. The data can be accessed using smartphones or computers.
Where are Solar Inverter-Monitors used?
For maximum power output and stability of the system, these monitoring systems are used in the Solar Inverters to monitor the performance of the panels, modules, and arrays. Solar Inverter Monitors are useful in detecting faults and reduced power outputs from individual panels.
Monitors might now find much application in domestic Solar Roofs, but in large Solar plants, they are extremely important for calculating and measuring the output from each segment.
Advantage of Solar Inverter-Monitors
- The Solar Inverter monitors can help in understanding the behaviour and performance of the Solar systems and store the data locally or onto the cloud. These systems can also transmit the data over the network for real time monitoring.
- Safety is one more advantage of monitoring systems. They can let the operators know about any inconsistencies to help cope with the hazardous situations.
- The operational cost can be reudec by monitoring and optimizing the power output from the system.
How does a Solar Inverter-Monitoring system work?
Solar Inverters convert the DC to AC and store the monitoring data on the cloud for better monitoring and optimization. Any power drop or voltage irregularities are monitored to rectify immediately.
What are some major brands of Solar Inverter-Monitoring?
These are the top brands producing smart monitoring devices to be used with Solar power productions.
- ENPHASE ENERGY
- ABB Monitoring and communication
- SUNNY PORTAL (SMA)
- CONEXT (Schneider Electric)
- SOLAR WEB (FRONIUS)