Solar Data Systems, Manufacturer of Solar-Log, Appoints New President
Solar Data Systems, Inc., manufacturer of Solar-Log®, announced that Anthony Conklin has been appointed President of the North American Headquarters, effective immediately. As company President, Conklin will oversee all Solar-Log® sales and business in North America. He will report directly to Dr. Frank Schlichting, CEO of Solar Data Systems’ parent company, Solare Datensysteme GmbH, in Binsdorf, Germany.
Conklin is a 10-year veteran in the solar industry, both in the residential and commercial sector. He is an executive sales leader, mentor, speaker and renewable energy enthusiast with a superb knowledge of EPC and utility business.
“Anthony has an impressive track record within the solar industry. I am absolutely confident that his drive and energy will promote our continued success in the North American market,” said Dr. Schlichting, “His executive sales experience bolstered by his enthusiasm for solar energy will make him a valuable asset to our team.”
“I believe in the power of Solar-Log® technology and its ability to help solar PV installers maximize plant performance and optimize power usage for plant owners. Promoting this technology during an exciting time in the industry is a responsibility that I am thrilled to take on,” said Conklin, “I am glad to be joining the team at Solar Data Systems and looking forward to further driving sales within the U.S. and Canada”
Conklin, a Senior Sales Executive with 20 years of direct sales and business development experience, has served as a solar industry expert and panelist for many organizations including the New York Beer and Wine Association, Columbia University School of Engineering and Solar Investment & Finance USA.
Solar-Log® is a global market leader in solar PV monitoring for residential and commercial plants. Currently monitoring over 255,000 plants world-wide, with a generating power over 11 GWp.
About Solar Data Systems, Inc. and Solare Datensysteme GmbH
Solar Data Systems, Inc. is fully owned subsidiary of Solare Datensysteme GmbH, manufacturer of Solar-Log® web-enabled monitoring and metering solutions for photovoltaic plants. Solar-Log® is a global market leader with over 255,000 plants monitored world-wide, with a generating power nearing 11 GW. The Solar-Log® product family monitors plant performance, records local weather data, provides real-time error detection, automatic status information, and offers revenue-grade metering for incentive reporting. Additional communication protocols with supported components allow inverters, batteries, heat pumps, and numerous other devices to be integrated into the Solar-Log® monitoring platform. This industry-leading functionality maximizes PV plant performance, optimizes self-consumption, provides intelligent grid feed-in controls, and best-in-class PV plant fleet management.
Solare Datensysteme GmbH is based in Binsdorf, Germany and is a subsidiary of BKW AG (Bern, Switzerland) – a global company for energy and infrastructure.