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GreenPowerMonitor signs an agreement with EF Solare Italia to manage its entire portfolio of 850MW

The monitoring solutions GPM Plus and GPM Horizon have been selected to manage over 300 plants in 17 Italian regions

EF Solare Italia, the leading photovoltaic (PV) operator in Italy, has selected GreenPowerMonitor, a DNV company (GPM) to import its entire portfolio into their GPM Plus and GPM Horizon data monitoring platforms. The agreement means that GPM’s monitoring data-driven solutions will manage and control the performance of EF Solare Italia’s full Italian PV portfolio.

EF Solare Italia currently operates over 300 plants in 17 regions and an installed capacity of over 850 MW.  Italy generates 11.4 % of the EU’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and has reduced emissions at a faster pace than the EU average since 2005. Emissions decreased across all economic sectors in Italy over the 2005-2019 period1 and indeed it plans to cut its carbon emissions by around 60% by 2030 after using 80 billion euros ($96 billion) of EU funds for the energy transition over the next five years.

GreenPowerMonitor has a long tradition and experience in successfully managing renewable assets and providing customized solutions. GPM Horizon is a web-based real-time monitoring and management platform that gives customers tools to manage every level of their plant portfolio:  plant supervision & operation, maintenance management, financial & asset management, automated reporting, forecasting, and much more. GPM Plus is a real-time monitoring and management program that gives customers the tools they need to manage every level of their extensive portfolio of plants: plant supervision and operation, maintenance management, financial and asset management, automated reporting and forecasting.

“EF Solare, as the first photovoltaic operator in Italy and among the main ones in Europe, is focused on applying the best technological solutions to its plants. This also passes through an integrated and reliable monitoring of its assets to ensure high standards of efficiency in production. The collaboration with GPM is part of this virtuous path and we are sure that it will provide an important contribution in strengthening our efficacy in asset management” said Andrea Ghiselli, CEO of EF Solare.

“GPM is very proud of this partnership with EF Solare. This agreement confirms both companies are keen to have an active role to support the decarbonization process by empowering the production of 100% green energy.

At GPM we are leading our customers through the green energy transition utilizing our digital solutions and we’ll keep developing capabilities to ensure long term partnerships and quality monitoring services” said Juan Carlos Arévalo, CEO of GreenPowerMonitor, a DNV company.

As of September 2021, the current GPM global portfolio surpasses 46GW, between solar, wind and storage energy, and gaining recognition by the renewable sector. With this agreement the company reinforces its leading position in the Italian market.

1. https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/BRIE/2021/690663/EPRS_BRI(2021)690663_EN.pdf

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About GreenPowerMonitor, a DNV company
GreenPowerMonitor, a DNV company (GPM) offers a market-leading integrated solution of software, hardware, and services for the management and maintenance of renewable energy installations.

Driven by its purpose, GPM provides digital tools to maximize the performance of renewable energy assets, optimize efficiency in the management of renewable energy portfolios, and contribute to having the greenest energy mix in the grid.

GPM has a long tradition and experience in successfully managing renewable assets and providing customized solutions for our clients’ needs. Its monitoring, managing, and analytic solutions have helped more than 700 clients in 72 different countries.

Learn more at www.greenpowermonitor.com

About EF Solare Italia
With more than 300 plants and an installed capacity of over 1 gigawatt between Italy and Spain, EF Solare Italia is the leading photovoltaic operator in Italy and among the main ones in Europe. The company is positioned as a technology leader to drive the growth of the solar industry through operational excellence, innovation and new plant development. EF Solare is 70% owned by F2i – Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture, the largest infrastructure fund active in Italy, and 30% by Crédit Agricole Assurances, the leading French institutional investor in renewable energy.

Learn more at www.efsolareitalia.com