Washington-based Fluke Corp., an entirely owned subsidiary of Fortive Corp. and a specialist in take a look at and measurement devices, has acquired California-based Solmetric, an organization specializing in high-precision solar testing and measurement merchandise.
Solmetric is finest identified for the PV Analyzer, an I-V curve tracer, which is used for area testing purposes comparable to commissioning, auditing and troubleshooting PV arrays. The PVA-1500HE is a 1,500-volt I-V curve tracer able to testing high-efficiency modules, and it’s notably suited to the utility-scale solar business.
The acquisition additionally contains the SunEye, Solmetric’s shade measurement instrument used for shade evaluation, which aids in creating knowledgeable solar designs with the very best ROI.
Willard MacDonald of Solmetric feedback: “We are excited to see Solmetric grow under Fluke’s leadership. With access to their vast distribution channels, an expanded global audience will be able to experience the benefits of our products. Fluke is as passionate about delivering the next generation of solutions for solar customers as we are – it’s a great fit.”