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Power Meter is available with photovoltaic monitoring chip.

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July 9, 2014 - Able to be used for PV power plant monitoring, General Electric GE I-210+ with built-in Solar-Log® chip allows remote configuration of data logging and meter functions. Solar-Log chip monitors and logs incoming data from solar array with revenue-grade precision, including PBIs and SRECs. While chip can transmit data via 3G cellular modem or Ethernet, Solar-Log and GE Meter bus allows up to 16 more meters to be connected to monitoring system.

Solar Data Systems, Inc

23 Francis J. Clarke Circle, Bethel, CT, 06801, USA

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Solar-Log® Adds PV Monitoring to Popular GE Meter

Press release date: July 2, 2014

Integrated chip allows monitoring and metering in one easy-to-install device

BETHEL, Conn. -- Monitoring photovoltaic power plants just got a whole lot easier. Solar Data Systems, Inc., the leading provider of PV power monitoring solutions, has merged its proven technology with General Electric's popular GE I-210+ meter. From the outside, the device looks like the well-known GE residential and commercial meter. On the inside, however, it now features the Solar-Log® chip.

The built-in Solar-Log® chip monitors and logs incoming data from the solar array with revenue-grade precision required to collect state and utility incentives, including performance-based incentives (PBIs) and solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs).

"Fitting our technology into the popular GE meter provides our customers with the best of both worlds: Solar PV monitoring and electric power metering in a single and easy-to-install device," says Anton Kaeslin, president of Solar Data Systems. "The Solar-Log® & GE Meter guarantees maximized PV plant performance and provides revenue-grade power reporting."

The built-in Solar-Log® can transmit data via 3G cellular modem or Ethernet. A Solar-Log® & GE Meter bus allows up to 16 more meters to be connected to the monitoring system. Data logging and meter functions can be configured remotely. The Solar-Log® Dashboard neatly and clearly presents plant performance data graphically and numerically. Apps for iPhone and Android devices enable plant monitoring on the go. The Solar-Log® & GE Meter works with microinverters and string inverters of all major brands.

Solar Data Systems will introduce the new Solar-Log® & GE Meter at Intersolar North America (booth #8233), July 8-10 in San Francisco. The integrated meter will ship to installers and distributors beginning in the fourth quarter.

Solar-Log® & GE Meter Overview:

--  Revenue-grade metering and direct inverter monitoring with over 80 manufacturers in a single device
--  Attractive Solar-Log® Dashboard for presenting plant performance via local or public display
--  Plant performance visualization via iPhone (iOS) and Android apps
--  Convenient online plant performance and power meter monitoring via Solar-Log® WEB
--  Online remote configuration of data logging and meter functions
--  Meteorological satellite data-based performance monitoring
--  Integrated Internet access through cellular or local area network (LAN)
--  Works with microinverters and string inverters
--  Certified Revenue Grade Metering (RGM) incentive reporting

About Solar Data Systems, Inc.
Solar Data Systems, Inc. is the maker of Solar-Log®, a web-enabled monitoring system for photovoltaic plants. Based in Bethel, Connecticut, Solar Data Systems helps plant owners increase visibility of PV production and conditions of PV systems. The Solar-Log® product family enables plant owners, installers and renewable finance companies to maximize PV performance by effectively restoring plant performance to normal operations. Key functions of the Solar-Log® include real-time detection of problems followed by immediate alerts, automatic and comprehensive failure information and revenue-grade metering for incentive reporting. Solar-Log® currently monitors an ever-growing number of 225,000 plants globally, amounting to over 6.7 GW of power output. Solar Data Systems is a division of Solare Datensysteme GmbH, which is headquartered in Binsdorf, Germany.

www.solar-log.net

CONTACT: Philip Moleano, Solar Data Systems, Inc., 203-702-7189, north-america@solar-log.com

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