Electrolab, Inc. Partners with BEC Solar for Product Development of Apolloware Control Unit
BOERNE, Texas, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Electrolab, Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bandera Electric Cooperative’s BEC Solar division for product development and manufacturing of the new Control Unit for their Apolloware energy management software.
Apolloware is a cloud-based software platform that allows residential or commercial users to monitor and control the solar generation and energy usage from their solar panel installations in real time. Apolloware accepts data from the electric meter and solar panel inverter and transmits it to the cloud for analysis and reporting of energy usage. Electrolab worked with BEC to optimize the initial Apolloware Control Unit design and delivered the first unit for customer installation in April 2017. The two companies will continue the partnership on future development and manufacturing of the Apolloware product line.
“It is my pleasure to announce BEC Solar’s relationship with Electrolab. Electrolab is known for their expertise in the electronics and high technology industries, and this partnership offers strong support for our business and the future of the Apolloware product line,” said Bill Hetherington, CEO, BEC and BEC Solar.
“Electrolab is excited to partner with a local market leader like BEC Solar to serve the members of our community. As a BEC corporate customer, we are impressed with the high quality products and services the company provides. We look forward to a long-standing partnership with BEC Solar and look forward to helping design and manufacture quality solutions for their members,” said Sean Drees, CEO.
Electrolab presented BEC Solar with a plaque commemorating the first Apolloware Production Unit at their Annual Membership meeting and Energy Fair, May 20, 2017.
BEC Solar is a subsidiary of Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC), a not-for-profit cooperative that distributes electricity to more than 25,000 members across seven counties in the Texas Hill Country. In 2016, BEC created BEC Solar after numerous members expressed interest in solar as an alternative energy source. BEC and BEC Solar headquarters are in Bandera, Texas. Electrolab is a privately owned company with headquarters in Boerne, Texas. For more than 41 years, Electrolab has provided comprehensive engineering, product design and manufacturing capabilities. Electrolab specializes in the design and manufacture of sensors, controls and measurement systems for numerous industries.