Simply Count on More – Valentin Software Presents New Planning Program for Photovoltaic Systems

Valentin Software is launching the first simulation program that can simulate battery systems in grid-parallel operation realistically – PV*SOL advanced 6.0.

With the dynamic simulation program PV*SOL advanced 6.0, users can precisely calculate their own consumption from solar power plants, since the system does not only design photovoltaic power plants, but simulates the storage of electricity in the battery system as well. Unlike the previous program PV*SOL Pro, the new program can now import load profiles into resolutions by the quarter hour or even the minute. Furthermore, the program can calculate the string line losses and issue AC and DC wiring losses per inverter.

More freedom when planning a PV plant

With PV*SOL advanced, as many module surfaces can be employed as desired and several inverters can be selected, which one can combine with each other as needed. In a matter of seconds, the program, by automatically connecting the inverters, provides all of the useful combinations for a solar plant with up to 100,000 modules.

"With PV*SOL advanced, planners, architects and installers can show their customers directly what makes sense financially and in terms of energy use in spite of sinking feed-in tariffs", explains the managing director of the Berlin-based software company, Gerhard Valentin.

As with all PV*SOL versions, PV*SOL advanced also has a comprehensive module and inverter data base with over 12,000 modules and around 2,800 inverters.

About Valentin Software

Valentin Software has been providing solar professionals with industry leading design, simulation and sales tools for 25 years. Our company is committed to expand the adoption of solar and support the growth of the solar industry by developing powerful, yet easy-to-use, software tools for solar professionals. Valentin Software's software is used by customers in over 70 countries throughout the world for the development of residential, commercial and utility scale projects. Valentin Software s dynamic software offers three product lines: photovoltaic (PV*SOL), solar thermal (T*SOL) and heat pumps (GeoT*SOL). Within those product lines are different levels of software: basic, Pro/advanced and Expert to service all types of users. Free demos of all of our software programs can be downloaded from our website at

Free demos and more information on the entire range of software products in the field of renewable energy can be found on Ordering is easy through the Online Shop, by e-mail to or by fax to (858)777-5526. For inquiries, the team at Valentin Software can be reached directly by phone from 07:00 to 4:00 PST at 951-530-3322.

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