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NEXTracker Acquires BrightBox Technologies

NEXTracker Acquires BrightBox Technologies


NEXTracker, a Flex company, recentlyย announced its acquisition of BrightBox Technologies, Inc., a leader in predictive modeling software and machine-learning technologies. This acquisition expands NEXTrackerโ€™s technology leadership and adds a first mover capability for advanced diagnostics and real-time control of solar tracking systems. The added capability will deliver accelerated commissioning time and increased energy yield of NEXTracker systems globally.

โ€œThis acquisition amplifies NEXTrackerโ€™s software engineering resources, including the addition of cofounders Allan Daly and Dr. Francesco Borrelli, a renowned expert in modeling and predictive control software systems,โ€ said NEXTracker CEO Dan Shugar. โ€œThe team has a rich history in the optimization of complex energy efficiency systems, advanced control of autonomous vehicles, and development of other pioneering feedback-based software.โ€ Shugar added, โ€œThis innovative platform builds on our existing wireless monitoring infrastructure that is being used to monitor the real-time angle and motor current of each and every tracker row weโ€™ve deployed since 2013.

Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network


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