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Areva RIGs Must be Replaced to Ensure Continued CAISO Compliance

January 17th, 2017

Folsom, Calif. – CAISO has set a deadline of May 7, 2017 to replace all existing SHA-1 security certificates on Remote Intelligent Gateways (RIGs) with a SHA-2 security certificate. According to CAISO, RIGs built on the Areva platform cannot be certified with the Signature Hash Algorithm (SHA-2) standard and the associated 2048-bit encryption. As of […]

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Trimark SCADA Selected for First Utility-Scale Solar Resource on Grand Cayman Island

December 29th, 2016

Folsom, CA – In a field just off the beach on Grand Cayman, Trimark will deliver an advanced SCADA system to monitor and control the first, utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) power generation resource in this island nation. The 5 MW electric power generation resource in Bodden Town, Grand Cayman, is being developed by Entropy Cayman Solar […]

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Trimark Opens Palmdale Office to Serve Solar Power Resource Development and Operation

December 21st, 2016

Folsom, Calif. – Trimark has opened a field office in Palmdale, on the front lines of California’s massive growth in utility-scale photovoltaic power generation. “Trimark is expanding into the Antelope Valley in order to support PV projects throughout their lifespan,” said Bob Wood, Trimark’s Chief Operating/Technical Officer. “Having an office near these resources helps us […]

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Trimark to Monitor BART Electrical Use for NCPA

December 15th, 2016

Folsom, Calif. – Trimark has been contracted to collect and validate electric load meter data for power used by the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART). Northern California Power Agency (NCPA), which supplies electric power to BART, contracted Trimark to provide Meter Data Management Agent Services including daily meter reading and validation of […]

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Trimark Promotes Cassie Foster to Project Management Administrator

December 15th, 2016

Folsom, Calif. – Trimark has promoted Cassie Foster to Project Management Administrator. As a member of Trimark’s Project Management team, Ms. Foster will support the team in the deployment of its WRIKE project management system, support project documentation, and assist project managers in a variety of efforts on a day to day basis. Cassie has […]

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Trimark Awarded SCADA Communications Contract for Fort Severn Microgrid

December 14th, 2016

Folsom, Calif. – Canadian Solar has awarded Trimark a contract to design and implement a SCADA communications network for a microgrid under development in Fort Severn First Nation, Ontario. Fort Severn is a Cree First Nation government on Hudson Bay, the northern most community in Ontario, Canada. Fort Severn is located about 20 miles from […]

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Slade Stutz Joins CAISO Meter Inspector Corp

November 9th, 2016

Folsom, Calif. – Trimark’s Slade Stutz has passed the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Meter Inspector Test and has been promoted to CAISO Meter Inspector. Mr. Stutz is one of just 27 inspectors authorized to certify revenue meters that ensure accurate settlements in California’s $8 billion electric market. In preparation, Mr. Stutz gained experience as […]

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Hope Mills: Trimark’s Expanded SCADA Scope Includes Advanced Voltage and Frequency Controls at 80 MW PV Resource

August 2nd, 2016

Folsom/ Chatsworth/ Sunnyvale Calif. & Norfolk, VA – Trimark has been awarded an expanded work scope to provide advanced plant controls for an 80 MW PV power generating facility in Hope Mills, North Carolina. The site is owned by Entropy Solar Integrators. Duke Energy is the planned off taker. Trimark’s SCADA system and services will […]

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Trimark Approved as Data Service Provider for Massachusetts Solar Power Producers

August 1st, 2016

Folsom/ Chatsworth/ Sunnyvale, CA & Norfolk, VA – Trimark Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been approved as a Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Data Service Provider. MassCEC, under the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), is an independent third party meter reader for the purpose of verifying Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs) […]

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El Dorado Irrigation District Selects Trimark’s T1-S Vantage System for 1 MW Solar Facility

June 16th, 2016

Folsom/Chatsworth/Sunnyvale, CA & Norfolk, VA – Trimark Associates, Inc. (Trimark) has been selected by El Dorado Irrigation District to provide metering, power monitoring and remote visual display for its on-site 1 MW, photovoltaic generation facility in El Dorado Hills, CA. The solar facility supplements power for the El Dorado County wastewater treatment plant, also in […]

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Blue Oak Energy Selects Trimark to Deploy Its T1-S Gateway SCADA System for a Combined 34 MW Solar Site

May 6th, 2016

Folsom/ Chatsworth/ Sunnyvale Calif. & Norfolk, VA – Trimark will configure and deploy its signature browser-based power monitoring system, T1-S Gateway SCADA, for two, co-located photovoltaic (PV) generating facilities, Nicolis and Tropico, located in Tulare County, California. Nicolis generates 20 MW of solar power and Tropico generates 14 MW. The site is co-owned by partners […]

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Trimark Chosen to Provide Qualifying Facility (QF) Conversion Services for Four Hydroelectric Power Resources

May 5th, 2016

Folsom/ Chatsworth/ Sunnyvale, CA & Norfolk, VA – Trimark Associates, Inc. (Trimark) has been chosen by Stoel Rives, LLP to guide the Bidwell, Hatchet, Roaring and Silver Springs hydroelectric power generation resources through the Qualifying Facility Conversion (QF) process. Trimark will provide California Independent System Operator (CAISO)-certified revenue meters, as well as design, fabrication, testing […]

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National Grid Employs Trimark’s T1-S SCADA to Provide Portfolio-Wide Controls for Groundbreaking Eastern Massachusetts Test Bed

May 4th, 2016

Folsom/Chatsworth/Sunnyvale, CA & Norfolk, VA – Trimark Associates, Inc. (Trimark) has been selected by Borrego Solar Systems Inc. to provide supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) for a test bed of 14 photovoltaic (PV) generation sites owned by National Grid. Trimark has just been awarded a SCADA contract for the latest two, each 1 […]

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Trimark to Provide SCADA, Revenue Metering and RIG for 20MW North Lancaster CADRC Project

March 18th, 2016

Folsom/ Chatsworth/ Sunnyvale Calif. & Norfolk, VA – Trimark Associates, Inc. (Trimark) was entrusted by Rosendin Electric (Rosendin) to deploy its end-to-end solution including monitoring, revenue metering, RIG, and regulatory compliance services for the North Lancaster Central Antelope Dry Ranch C (CADRC) project. The facility is a 20 MW photovoltaic (PV) generation site, located in […]

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Trimark Chosen by Rosendin Electric to Provide Performance Monitoring and Management for 152 MW Beacon Solar SCADA

March 18th, 2016

Folsom/ Chatsworth/ Sunnyvale Calif. & Norfolk, VA – Rosendin Electric has awarded Trimark Associates, Inc. (Trimark) a contract for monitoring and controlling three solar sites within the Beacon Solar SCADA project. The sites are located in California City, CA and will generate a combined 152 MW AC after construction. The sites have entered a power […]

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