PVSOL premium 2021 R3 Multilingual
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PV*SOL premium is a dynamic simulation program with 3D visualization and detailed shading analysis for the calculation of photovoltaic systems in combination with appliances, battery systems and electric vehicles.
With PV*SOL premium, the industry standard for photovoltaic design programs, you can design and simulate all types of modern PV systems. From the small rooftop system with a few modules to medium-sized systems on commercial roofs to large solar parks – PV*SOL premium supports you with numerous tools for design and simulation.
The unique 3D visualization is the highlight of PV*SOL premium. You can visualize all common types of systems in 3D, whether roof-integrated or roof-mounted, whether on small angled roofs, large industrial halls or open spaces – with up to 7,500 mounted modules or up to 10,000 roof-parallel modules, and calculate the shading based on 3D objects. This enables you to achieve the highest reliability for your earnings forecast – because for an accurate income calculation, a realistic representation of the shading from surrounding objects is essential.
All other design types from PV*SOL are of course also available to you in PV*SOL premium. Choose the type of design that best suits you and your PV project! The detailed results provide information about the performance of your system at all times.
Whether calculating self-consumption, designing battery storage or integrating electric vehicles – with PV*SOL you can implement and present all customer wishes in no time at all.
You can use our extensive product database at any time. It currently includes over 20,000 PV modules, 4,700 inverters, 1,400 battery systems and many other products such as electric vehicles and performance optimizers.
It is updated regularly by the product manufacturers themselves, so that you can always work with the latest data.
You can generate high-quality project reports for your customers that can be configured and edited as required. Circuit diagrams with the necessary safety devices can also be created, e.g. for submission to the relevant authorities.
The current feed-in tariffs are already available in our database for the calculation of economic efficiency. Supplemented with the information on the system costs, you will receive a detailed and meaningful economic analysis of the system over 20 years. In a few minutes you will receive an initial offer that you can refine afterwards if the customer is interested.
Our technical support team and our online help support you with open questions, and in our forum you can put more complex questions to our team and other users of PV*SOL premium and quickly receive an answer.
Would you like to try out whether PV*SOL premium fits your design process? Download the free trial version now and get an impression of the program functionalities!
Detailed 3D shading analysis
A three-dimensional representation of surrounding objects is extremely important for determining the reduction in yield due to shading. With PV*SOL premium, you can visualize all roof-integrated and mounted systems – even in open spaces – with up to 7,500 mounted modules or up to 10,000 roof-parallel modules in 3D and calculate the shading based on 3D objects.
Extrude buildings from plans
Buildings and objects can also be created quickly and easily using floor plans, cadastral maps and map screenshots. You only have to trace the respective contours and then the building can be extruded by entering the height. This allows, for example, any type of building to be created with a flat roof.
Global climate data available
The climate data supplied in PV*SOL premium are based on Meteonorm and include a total of 8350 ground measuring stations. You can use the interactive map to conveniently select the climate data. Locations not included are interpolated using satellite data and neighboring ground measuring stations. The import of your own measurement data takes place via files in DWD, Meteonorm or WBV format.
Import of 3D models
3D models of different file formats can be imported to enter object data. This adds another important tool to the existing option of reading floor plans, cadastral maps and screenshots from web-based satellite maps (e.g. Google Earth) directly into the 3D visualization.
Module assignment in 3D view
The roof areas are covered with the maximum possible number of modules automatically, or manually by tracing the areas to be covered by PV. If required, PV*SOL premium can show you the annual radiation reduction (direct and diffuse radiation) for every point of the PV area and for each module.
Polymorphic interconnection in combination with optimizers
Flexibility has been significantly increased when interconnecting the modules that are automatically placed on an object. The new option of polystring interconnection means that completely different strings can be connected in parallel or in series to an MPP tracker. Even different modules in one string, e.g. defective modules that are no longer available, can be replaced with similar ones.
Optimization of the module interconnection
You decide whether you want to connect several module areas to one inverter or choose a separate inverter for each module area, or combine both. The current status of the system check for the complete interconnection, the individual inverters and the MPP tracker is displayed at any time in the interconnection window.
Current online databases
In our extensive product databases you can currently find data records of over 19,500 PV modules, 4,700 inverters, 1,400 battery systems and many other products such as electric vehicles and performance optimizers, which are updated by the respective manufacturers. With our online databases, you can easily make your own products available to others.
Detailed project report
Create comprehensive project reports with simulation results and technical details in 20 languages and export them as Word or PDF documents. For a professional appearance, you can add your company logo to the title page and specify which content should be shown in the report.
Grid-connected systems with battery storage
Degign your own battery storage system by selecting the batteries used and defining the battery inverter and charging strategy. Alternatively, you can charge battery systems from leading manufacturers.
Select one or more electric vehicles that are simulated in combination with the photovoltaic system. By entering the daily mileage and the downtimes, PV*SOL calculates how much PV energy can be used to charge the electric vehicles.
Summary of results
The detailed results overview contains representations of the simulation results, the results of cost-effectiveness and a detailed tabular energy balance with all the gains and losses that occur. Carpetplots immediately provide you with an annual overview of individual results.
PV*SOL supports your system design with a freely configurable circuit diagram. Both the string cable losses and the AC and DC cable losses per inverter can be determined. Numerous safety devices such as fuses, switch disconnectors and surge protection can be easily added.
Choose which models you want to use for diffuse radiation and radiation on the inclined surface. The U-I and U-P characteristics for each time step can be produced when required. Exchange your user ID to share self-created products within your company.
-Currently PV*SOL requires Microsoft Windows as the operating system with the latest service packs. At least Windows 7 is required.
-A DirectX compatible graphics card is required.
-PV*SOL requires resources such as processor time, RAM and hard disk space to store temporary files. Depending on the size of the project, these requirements vary and are difficult to quantify.
-An internet connection is required.
PV*SOL premium 2021 Release 3
-Memory leak when repeatedly opening the database dialogs.
-Crash on the project data page when using a project image and a 3D screenshot is defined as overview picture.
-Dropdown lists in 3D map tool and database dialogs did not display properly at high DPI scales greater than 100%.
-Crash in location search of 3D Map Tool.
-Crash on the Financial Analysis page if very high values for "Price of Electricity sold to third party" were defined.
-Crash when copying cells of the parts list which were empty.
-Cursor no longer shakes when moving over the parts list.
-Crash when synthesizing minute values when the climate data file was no longer available.
-Crash when canceling the automatic configuration.
-Crash when entering individual appliances.
-Crash when loading the consumption database if it has not been updated since version 2019.
-Error when entering module degradation.
-Crash when loading project report templates via network storage.
-Crash when loading the "Thermal System" page.
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