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Hitachi in Singapore

Solar Data Finds Home in a Cloud Hanergy Global Solar PV Application Pte Ltd & ICT Solutions Business Group, Hitachi Asia Ltd.

  • IT Solutions
  • Singapore

Established in 1994, Hanergy is a multinational clean energy company and the world's largest producer of thin-film solar technology. Through global technical integration and independent innovation, the company serves thousands of residential and industrial customers worldwide providing them with cutting-edge alternative power solutions.


In 2013, Hanergy decided to create and implement a cloud based monitoring system as a value-added service for its residential customers across Europe and beyond. They wanted a sophisticated data and analytics support solution to give the customer a clear picture of their net savings on investment.

In Hitachi ICT, Hanergy found their ideal technology partner who not only fully understood their complex requirements but worked hand-in-hand as a team with them to provide holistic software expertise that went beyond the traditional definition of technical support.

Project Summary

The Challenge

The challenge for Hanergy was to find a technology partner that:

  • Not only specialised in software but also had a thorough understanding of the solar energy business
  • Understood the highly specialised data and analytics requirements for the monitoring system
  • Had the necessary technical expertise to create a customised and sophisticated Power Monitoring and analytics solution for photovoltaic (PV) systems

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The Solution

The innovative cloud-based Power Monitoring and analytics solution delivered by Hitachi ICT boosted the confidence of Hanergy's customers, and took their experience to an all-new level:

  • Centralised location: Gathers data from thousands of PV systems installed by Hanergy across the world and brings it together at one unified location.
  • Versatile integration: Performs analytics in real time for progressive power generation and consumption monitoring, automated billing, asset management, fault detection, auto- alerts, reporting and analysis.
  • Convenient accessibility: Users can easily log on to the portal anytime, anywhere, through any device of their choice, such as mobile phone, PC and tablet.
  • User friendly interface: Simple and easy to understand user interface (UI) that allows customisation to match the individual preferences of the users.
  • Intelligent system: The system has the unique capability to differentiate between an actual technical issue and routine downtime when power is not being generated, such as during night hours or overcast weather.

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