Welcome to the Energy Management Blog!

Current topics from the world of Solar-Log™

In the Energy Management Blog we highlight technical topics from the practical side. Find out more!

Innovations
  • Digitalization and sector coupling for the energy turnaround
  • Interview with Franz Alt - What comes after the 52 GW cap?
  • Without storage, there can be no effective energy transition.
  • Digital energy transition being tested
Solutions
  • Feed-in management simply implemented
  • PV monitoring in the O&M sector
  • Innovation through customer proximity - Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ 4
  • PV monitoring as a service - An added value for customers?
References
  • Full of energy for humans and animals
  • PV specialist Thomas Bollmann
  • Here the energy swims
  • This is how the Swabian Alb tastes
Company
  • Solar Power in South Africa
  • PV energy - yes, please!
  • Floating Solar here the energy floats
  • Intersolar: The new PV energy management system
Blog-Authors
  • Vivian Bullinger, Topics: PV energy worldwide, heat pumps, electromobility
  • Roland Löhr, Topics: Energy management, utility grids, development

Welcome to the Energy Management Blog!

Current topics from the world of Solar-Log™.

In the Energy Management Blog we highlight technical topics from the practical side. Find out more!

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References

In-roof system - less load for more power

06.10.2022 Guest author

There are many good reasons for an in-roof system. At Edeka Kuhn in Balingen-Heselwangen, Baden-Württemberg, the decisive one was that, unlike the…...

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PV without feed-in tariff
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PV without feed-in tariff

17.08.2022 Guest author

The market offers numerous PV monitoring systems with very different properties. We compare the various solutions here....

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PV monitoring systems in comparison

20.07.2022 Vivian Bullinger

The photovoltaic market offers numerous PV monitoring systems, some with very different solutions. From the all-rounder with data logger and software…...

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Peak shaving - stable power grid at constant prices

01.04.2022 Vivian Bullinger

Peak shaving, avoids or figuratively shaves off peak loads that are relevant to high electricity prices and a challenge to grid stability. There are…...

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Full of energy for humans and animals

02.03.2022 Guest author

The 750-kW solar field, built by South African energy project developer Telenetix, is part of a purpose-built island grid to secure...

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Innovations

Digitalization and sector coupling for the energy transition

17.02.2022 Vivian Bullinger

The advantages of sector coupling and digitization seem obvious for a successful energy transition: Decentralized, intelligently networked generation,…...

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PV specialist Thomas Bollmann

01.02.2022 Guest author

A professional life for and with renewable energies leads Thomas Bollmann. As the owner of Bollmann Elektrotechnik in Braunschweig, he runs a company…...

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Digitalization and sector coupling for the energy transition
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Digitalization and sector coupling for the energy transition

29.11.2021 Vivian Bullinger

The advantages of sector coupling and digitization seem obvious for a successful energy transition: Decentralized, intelligently networked generation,…...

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References

Here floats the energy

01.10.2021 Guest author

Power generation on water - a fascinating idea! Floating Solar B.V. from the Netherlands is a company that is doing pioneering work here and sells…...

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Feed-in management simply implemented
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Feed-in management simply implemented

04.08.2021 Vivian Bullinger

The feed-in management for renewable energies is a building block on the way to climate neutrality. How the implementation takes place and which…...

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This is how the Swabian Alb tastes

01.08.2021 Guest author

Regional cuisine and environmentally conscious energy production - they complement each other perfectly. Tobias Hailfinger and his family generate the…...

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Reference plant: Alpirsbach

01.07.2021 Guest author

Eco-energy in and from the hands of citizens: this appealing concept is followed by many cooperatively organized people, especially in Germany, who…...

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Reference plant: electricity from the roadside

01.06.2021 Guest author

New ideas and impulses are constantly advancing renewable energies. One of them combines electricity production and noise protection and is considered…...

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PV monitoring in the O&M sector
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PV monitoring in the O&M sector

25.05.2021 Vivian Bullinger

Übernimmt ein Dienstleister im Bereich Operations and Maintenance (O&M) die Verantwortung für das Investment eines anderen, ist ihm sicherlich…...

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Innovation through customer proximity - Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ 4
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Innovation through customer proximity - Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ 4

03.02.2021 Vivian Bullinger

How do I further develop a product? How do I get rid of ingrained procedures? And how do I enable more creativity in product development while always…...

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PV monitoring as a service - An added value for customers?
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PV monitoring as a service - An added value for customers?

07.12.2020 Vivian Bullinger

Let's take a closer look at this question from different perspectives. What solutions does PV monitoring offer? What are the benefits for the system…...

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Citizen energy for clean power
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Citizen energy for clean power

23.09.2020 Guest author

Green energy in and from the hands of the citizens: This concept of citizen energy is followed by many people organized in cooperatives, especially in…...

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Interview with Franz Alt - What comes after the 52 GW cap?
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Interview with Franz Alt - What comes after the 52 GW cap?

01.09.2020 Guest author

In the approximately one-hour video, Dr. Fanz Alt Insights into the topic of renewable energies and their future. He shows what the way to 100%…...

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Solar power in South Africa
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Solar power in South Africa

09.07.2020 Guest author

The Big Five make their home here, as do many other species. The Thaba Tholo game farm in the South African province of Limpopo is a remarkable…...

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References

The American University of Beirut

01.06.2020 Guest author

This project was funded by the European Union Cross-Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean (ENPI-CBCMED), MED-SOLAR project, in partnership with…...

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Solar industry and the Corona crisis
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Solar industry and the Corona crisis

28.05.2020 Vivian Bullinger

The crisis is here. Delivery bottlenecks, PV caps, declining expansion, but also working from home and canceled trade fairs will cause problems for PV…...

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Turning crises into opportunities!
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Turning crises into opportunities!

08.05.2020 Guest author

Crises are global, crises are individual, crises connect. That much can already be said with great certainty about the current Corona crisis. Those…...

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References

Good drops thanks to the power of nature

01.05.2020 Guest author

Man lives from nature. This awareness applies to a winery just as it does to a company involved in photovoltaics. When both work together, something…...

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References

Solar-Log™ reference plant in Nattheim, Germany

01.04.2020 Guest author

Man lives from nature. This awareness applies to a winery just as it does to a company involved in photovoltaics. When both work together, something…...

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Without storage, there can be no effective energy transition.
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Without storage, there can be no effective energy transition.

29.03.2020 Guest author

The energy transition is a matter close to Freigeist's heart. Saving our planet through technological innovation is one of Freigeist's most important…...

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PV energy - yes, please!
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PV energy - yes, please!

27.02.2020 Marco Weinmann

Are PV energy and renewable energies effective? Does PV energy contribute anything to the electricity supply? And how! In total, PV energy contributed…...

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Making PV energy usable in a variety of ways
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Making PV energy usable in a variety of ways

30.01.2020 Vivian Bullinger

The possibilities of using self-generated PV energy have multiplied in recent years. Producing and feeding in PV power has gone from being the only…...

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Digital energy transition being tested
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Digital energy transition being tested

23.12.2019 Guest author

The energy market is facing major changes, the beginnings of which are already becoming apparent. This change, often referred to as the energy…...

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Digitization in PV monitoring, but with safety in mind
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Digitization in PV monitoring, but with safety in mind

05.12.2019 Guest author

What must a powerful, open and future-proof PV monitoring platform be able to do? Which security aspects should be given and which points have to be…...

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Digitization and blockchain are making their way into the PV industry
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Digitization and blockchain are making their way into the PV industry

07.11.2019 Guest author

Hardly any branch of industry recognizes and uses the advantages of digitization as intensively as the PV industry. In the meter cabinet, where a few…...

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How the power exchange works
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How the power exchange works

04.10.2019 Vivian Bullinger

How does electricity trading work on the electricity exchange. Who are the actors and what role do renewable energies play here? We have the experts…...

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References

Reference system with Solar-Log™, battery storage modules and CHP

01.10.2019 Guest author

Man lives from nature. This awareness applies to a winery just as it does to a company involved in photovoltaics. When both work together, something…...

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Floating solar here floats the energy
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Floating solar here floats the energy

14.09.2019 Guest author

The Big Five make their home here, as do many other species. The Thaba Tholo game farm in the South African province of Limpopo is a remarkable…...

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Store PV energy and increase PV yields
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Store PV energy and increase PV yields

26.08.2019 Guest author

[Gastbeitrag] Wer sich eine PV-Anlage anschafft, macht dies oft nicht ausschließlich der Umwelt zu Liebe. Viele Anlagenbesitzer wollen sich auch…...

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Direct marketing of PV electricity without detours
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Direct marketing of PV electricity without detours

07.08.2019 Vivian Bullinger

Anyone who is or would like to become an electricity producer must think about what he wants to do with the electricity. There are different ways to…...

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City under power: Smart City organizes energy
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City under power: Smart City organizes energy

19.06.2019 Guest author

The concept of the smart city means, among other things, a tightly networked system of energy production and use. Cities need to move in this…...

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Intersolar: the new PV energy management system
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Intersolar: the new PV energy management system

08.05.2019 Vivian Bullinger

At Intersolar 2019 we will be bringing the new PV energy management system Solar-Log Base and the Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ 4.0 with us. The focus of the…...

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References

The Pfitscher family produces high-quality wines with great ecological awareness

01.05.2019 Guest author

Man lives from nature. This awareness applies to a winery just as it does to a company involved in photovoltaics. When both work together, something…...

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What a PV monitoring app should be able to do
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What a PV monitoring app should be able to do

29.04.2019 Vivian Bullinger

Anyone who owns a PV system and has it monitored by a professional PV monitoring device or energy management system wants to be kept up to date when…...

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From nuclear power to renewables
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From nuclear power to renewables

22.11.2018 Vivian Bullinger

... it's a long but right way. The example of the Swiss BKW Group shows how this works in practice. The BKW Group is an international energy and…...

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Insights into the Chinese energy transition
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Insights into the Chinese energy transition

24.09.2018 Vivian Bullinger

Thinking outside the box is a good idea, as we all know. We went one step further and asked ourselves how we could actively help shape what is…...

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Installers worldwide
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Installers worldwide

16.07.2018 Vivian Bullinger

Three different countries, three different framework conditions, one job: Installer for PV energy. At first glance, the differences predominate, but…...

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Facts about the Solar-Log™ energy management system
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Facts about the Solar-Log™ energy management system

18.06.2018 Vivian Bullinger

18 countries, 280,400 monitored PV systems, 12.09 GWp installed capacity These are the current key figures from Solar-Log™, the energy management…...

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Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ - Features of the update 3.4.0
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Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ - Features of the update 3.4.0

17.06.2018 Vivian Bullinger

In this article we have compiled all the new features of the Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ Update 3.4.0. You can find more details about the features in our…...

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PV system monitoring with the "Alexa" voice service
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PV system monitoring with the "Alexa" voice service

12.06.2018 Vivian Bullinger

How would it be if you could simply ask about the status of your own PV system? The voice service device Alexa has already moved into many living…...

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