Software provider Vela Solaris launched version 6 of the simulation software Polysun. Not only did Polysun 6 get a facelift; it comes with new features that ease the daily work of solar system planners. The new PV Rooftop Planner, the insightful Simulation Analysis tool and more innovations.
PV rooftop planner including automatic or manual stringing
A guaranteed "wow" effect for experienced Polysun Designer users: Polysun 6 allows them to carry out a graphically-aided simulation analysis, i.e. for each calculated time step, pipe flow rates and temperatures as well as other interesting values are displayed on the design area. When the simulation is completed, a slider control enables the user to analyse the whole year.
The new version 6 of Polysun includes important new features also in the field of solar thermal energy. It is now possible for the user to employ programmable controllers, enabling the definition of operating statuses according to controller inputs as well as to describe controller output values for each operating status. The control logic is defined by means of formulas that are comparable to the calculation formulas used in spreadsheets such as Excel.
Rechargeable batteries for PV self-consumption optimization
With the goal of optimizing PV self-consumption Polysun is now equipped with a new calculation model for rechargeable batteries: the battery is charged when the amount of power produced exceeds that used. Therefore, if required, the solar energy produced on your roof can be used at a later time.