The VCOM (Virtual Control Room) provides an overview of the performance of your entire system portfolio worldwide – in a straightforward manner and available at any time. In the event of a breakdown, this means that faults can be quickly located and rectified efficiently. You can adjust the web-based user interface to your needs – for each specific workflow. 

 

The most important key performance indicators and error protocols are provided to you automatically and clearly in the investor overview and the extensive, freely configurable reports.

Features

  • Monitoring
  • Portfolio management
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Reporting
  • Key performance indicators 
  • Customizable user interface for effective operation management
  • Interfaces

Your benefits

  • Save money and resources with our optimized and flexible portal solution
  • Take advantage of our wealth of experience when it comes to monitoring PV systems
  • Automated fault analyses save time in the event of a breakdown and maximize the yield of your systems
  • Rely on our top-quality data

Solution for every portfolio


The VCOM is the ideal solution for professional monitoring and efficient technical operation management – for an individual system as well as for a portfolio spread around the world.

 

 

Monthly releases


Our wealth of experience and comprehensive expertise are used to further develop the VCOM all the time. Thanks to monthly software releases, you always benefit from the very latest innovations.

 

Monitoring


  • Ready-made graphics – standardized inverter energy, performance ratio, heat map and many others
  • Comparison of target/actual values – simulation of the target value
  • Use of satellite data if no irradiance sensors are available
  • Creation of individual analyses 
  • Cockpit for system-specific overview

Portfolio-Management


  • Operations overview – tabular display of the key performance indicators for all systems
  • Portfolio reports with key performance indicators, graphics, and tickets 
  • Predefined and customized filters affect all dashboards

Reporting


  • Individual reporting for each system or for portfolios
  • CSV export of all measurement data
  • Investor view with key performance indicators, approved tickets and documents

Key Performance Indicators


  • Performance ratio as per IEC 61724-1 
  • Different methods for calculating system availability
  • Editor for parameterizing calculations
  • Data availability in real time

Ticket system and alarms


  • Historical file of all PV systems through use of a ticket system
  • Specific analyses for quick identification of faults
  • Individual configuration of alarm criteria
  • Ticket statistics for evaluation of failures

CMMS


  • VCOM O&M App for editing tickets on site
  • Calendar for coordinating service deployments
  • Document management for central storage of information

Open platform


  • Live access to the data logger of the blue’Log® X series
  • Compatibility with data loggers from various manufacturers
  • Flexible import interface for developing further compatibilities
  • Interface (VCOM API) for external applications (e.g. ERP systems)