BETHEL, Conn., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Data Systems, Inc. has announced that its line of Solar-Log® smart meters for residential solar PV plants has received Underwriter Laboratories 2735 certification. The Solar-Log® smart meter product family combines the market leading Solar-Log® photovoltaic monitoring technology with Aclara's popular residential I-210+ utility meter (formerly GE). The result is a plug and play socket meter for maximized solar PV plant performance and revenue grade metering for incentive reporting.
"The UL 2735 certification is an excellent addition to our market leading Solar-Log® monitoring solution. This relatively new and voluntary certification provides a piece of mind to solar PV plant owners by adhering to the highest safety standard in the market. It also enables the Solar-Log® smart meter product family to be installed in any home in the USA and Canada. We regard this voluntary certification as an integral part of our global strategy to continuously enhance the Solar-Log® technology, a major part of which includes product safety and testing", says Anton Kaeslin, President of Solar Data Systems, Inc.
This UL 2735 certification applies to the entire product line including the Solar-Log 350, 360 and 370, including those meters with the new remote disconnect feature. The product line offers innovative and proven solutions for real-time error detection, self-consumption monitoring, inverter direct, weather station, power management and grid feed-in control.
In addition to UL 2735, the Solar-Log® smart meters are ANSI C12.20 and ANSI C12.01 certified, and have been certified UL 61010-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 61010-1-12, in accordance with the strict safety requirements for electrical equipment.
The entire product family will be on display March 9th & 10th at BuildingEnergy16 in Boston, MA, Booth 415 and March 16th & 17th at Solar Asset Management in San Francisco, CA.
About Solar Data Systems, Inc.
Solar Data Systems, Inc. is the manufacturer of Solar-Log®, a global market leader in web-enabled monitoring for photovoltaic plants. Solar-Log® is monitoring over 240,000 plants world-wide, through nearly 1 million connected inverters, with generating power totaling over 10 GW. The Solar-Log® product family monitors plant performance, provides real-time error detection, delivers automatic status information, and offers revenue-grade metering. This industry-leading functionality maximizes PV plant performance, optimizes self-consumption, provides intelligent grid feed-in controls, and best-in-class PV plant fleet management. Solar Data Systems, Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of Solare Datensysteme GmbH, based in Binsdorf, Germany.
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