• SOLAR PRO calculates the amount of generated electricity based on the latitudes, longitudes, and the weather conditions of the installation site. This leads precise simulation results.
    Simulation including the shadow influence by

  • The all in one solution for simple and speedy planning and calculation of PV systems, which leaves no wish unfulfilled.
    Complete PV system planning.
    Comprehensive assembly and connection plan, and all relevant calculations such as

  • PV F-CHART is a comprehensive photovoltaic system analysis and design program. The program provides monthly-average performance estimates for each hour of the day. The calculations are based upon methods developed at the University of

  • The INSEL toolbox Solar Electricity provides parameters for the simulation of all market-available PV modules and

  • PV*SOL premium is a dynamic simulation program with 3D visualization and detailed shading analysis of photovoltaic plants with storage systems. PV system designers, engineers, consultants and installers can use the software to professionally

  • Pvcomplete is a software that use Autocad and System Advisor Model Models energy production for your PV design.
    Shadow modelling : Draw obstructions and our software will draw in shaded areas for you based on latitude, azimuth and object

  • PVscout is a PV-sizing software for the planning and calculation of grid-connected photovoltaic systems irrespective of manufacturer.

    - graphical representation and dynamic interconnection of several roofs.

  • One of the oldest photovoltaic software, developed by the University of Geneva.PVSYST is designed to be used by architects, engineer and researchers, and it is also a very useful pedagogical tool. It could be considered as the Swiss knife of

  • SPF - Velasolaris, professsional sizing and simulation of solar photovoltaic systems.

  • HOMER is a computer model that simplifies the task of evaluating design options for both off-grid and grid-connected power systems for remote, stand-alone, and distributed generation (DG) applications. HOMER's optimization and sensitivity

  • PV-DesignPro v6.0 is Windows compatible software designed to simulate photovoltaic energy system operation on an hourly basis for one year, based on a user selected climate and system design.

    Three versions of the PV-DesignPro

  • HELIOS 3D is a professional planning tools for utility scale PV plants.
    It allows shadow free placement of PV racks on a digital terrain at any geographical position and at any given date or time.
    The workflow supports all phases of

  • Skelion, is a Sketchup'splugin to insert solar photovoltaics and thermal components in a surface.


    Skelion plugin gives Sketchup the possibility to insert solar panels very fast

  • Plan and calculate your PV installations easily in a few steps.
    Basic simulation is

  • This software available online allows to create PV system designs and accurate panel layouts.
    Generate customer design options in minutes, complete with PDF system datasheet, including data from electrical specifications to array layout

  • Aurora is a one stop application for solar sales and engineering. Generate a full design from as little as an address and an electric bill.
    Aurora's platform combines functionality from all the most

  • Simulation tool for planning and optimisation of photovoltaic systems using climate and geographic data at high temporal and spatial resolution and newgeneration high

  • EasySolar is a fully functional online platform compatible with advanced EasySolar mobile apps for iOS or Android, easy to use in the office or in the field.

    EasySolar can significantly increase your solar sales thanks to:

  • Solarmodel is an internet platform for designing solar PV installation and for evaluating investment in photovoltaic systems. As an online software, it doesn't require any installation, it works on all operating systems and can be easily

  • i-Pals WEB is PV simulation software which includes multiple functions as following ;designing layout, designing strings, making estimation, simulating power generation and shadow deterioration, comparing different projects.

  • High resolution solar radiation database developed from Meteosat MSG data. Available for Europe, North Africa, and Southwest Asia through the SolarGIS web portal.

  • TRNSYS is a flexible graphically based software environment used to simulate the behaviour of transient systems. TRNSYS is made-up of two parts. 
    The first is an engine (called the kernel)

  • Solar thermal energy software Transol is a tool for design, calculation and optimization of solar thermal systems. Transol does dynamic simulation easy (TRNSYS engine) through a user-friendly interface. This tool comes from an

  • Simulation software for solar hot water solar systems (only

  • F-chart is a solar system analysis and design program written by S.A. Klein and W.A. Beckman, the originators of the F-Chart method. It includes meteo database and database of various collector types (flat-plates, evacuated types...)

  • FTC Solar’s automated design platform, SunDAT, is a program for solar systems sizing. SunDAT provides the means to take a solar project from concept to permitting
    SunDAT is a proprietary software extension for the SketchUp 3D modeling program...
  • Yield Assessment for Power Generation Sites based on meteorological and real plant's data.
    Now available: enercast YAS, a new tool for site assessment of solar plants and wind turbines.
    PV and Wind power forecasts for integrating...
  • SteadySun is company dedicated to solar production forecasting.
    Their solar energy forecasting services cover:

    – Solar production or resource (DNI, GHI)
    – Time horizons of a few minutes to a few days.
    – All types of...
  • The Energy Weather PV forecast is a flexible prediction system for solar power prognoses.

    It combines a physically based calculation basis for the radiation path with the mix of the currently best weather models. A complete database of...
  • Actual and forecast solar irradiance and power data, globally, using satellites and surface measurements

    Instant access to data, anywhere:

    - Historical, live, and forecast
    - Updated every 10-15 minutes, using...
  • BlueSol Design is a professional tool for the design of photovoltaic systems.

    BlueSol Design is proposed as a product for professionals looking for a simple and comprehensive way to solve their design problems.


  • PVcase is a plugin for Autodesk (AutoCAD) for the design of photovoltaic solar plants.

    Main features are :
    - 3D terrain based PV layouts
    - customizable electrical design
    - Automated topographical 3D...
  • Solcast - Solar Irradiance Data Solcast offers global coverage of historical (up to 15y), recent (past 3 months) and live (past 7 days) solar irradiance data.
    Free data access for researchers and hobbyists (home PV system use)....
  • This section provide a list of professional and commercial solar thermal softwares.