Energize Connecticut Accepts Bright Harvest Shading Analysis

The Connecticut Green Bank has validated Bright Harvest’s Remote Solar Design report as an approved method to analyze shading for the Energize Connecticut Incentive Program! Our remote shading analysis was compared to on-site measurements recorded with the Solmetric SunEye in this validation study. Connecticut now joins a number of states embracing validated Bright Harvest reports… Read More

Bright Harvest Wins SunShot Catalyst Initiative Business Innovation Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative has chosen Bright Harvest as one of the winners of their Catalyst Business Innovation Contest! We plan on incorporating our Remote Solar Design technology with a cloud-based, interactive platform that will provide data for use in all phases of residential PV projects. We will be working with our… Read More

NYSERDA Approves Bright Harvest as Shading Analysis Tool for NY-Sun Initiative

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has validated Bright Harvest’s Remote Solar Design report as an approved method to analyze shading for the NY-Sun Incentive Program. NYSERDA’s validation study compared Bright Harvest’s remote shading analysis to on-site measurements recorded with the Solmetric SunEye and concluded that Bright Harvest reports can now be… Read More

NREL Validation Study of Bright Harvest Reports

A new validation study conducted by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has found Bright Harvest’s remote shading analysis to be scientifically equivalent to the Solmetric SunEye. The study also evaluated our ability to accurately measure azimuth, tilt, roof area, and estimated energy generation with amazing results. We have spent years optimizing our unique process of… Read More

With Vivint’s Acquisition of Solmetric, What Is the Future of Residential Site Analysis?

As large residential solar installers fuel industry consolidation, some site assessment tools are going in-house, raising concerns for independent installers. In the meantime, the industry still needs better methods for evaluating sites and designing systems. Joel Lusk looks at what it will take to change this. Back in January, Vivint announced its acquisition of Solmetric,… Read More