Trimark is a major player in the "greening of the grid" and supporting the national goal of greenhouse gas reduction. As an electrical contractor, we design, install, and service utility-scale SCADA monitoring and control systems that optimize PV plant performance and revenue. Since our founding in 2000, we've fostered a culture that rewards creative thinking, collaboration, and customer service. We're dedicated to developing innovative solutions that address both business and operational challenges.

The Top Three Solar Challenges

What are the biggest challenges facing our industry right now? See if you agree with our customers’ thoughts based on our ongoing conversations with them and their feedback at the breakfast we hosted at the Solar Power International (SPI) conference last year. We found some interesting results, with the greatest concerns being data integrity, site communications […]

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Trimark Listed as One of the Largest Sacramento Area Engineering Firms for the Fourth Year in a Row

Largest Sacramento Area Engineering Firms Ranked by 2017 revenue at local office Companies surveyed for this list have offices in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer or Yolo counties. Not all companies surveyed responded to inquiries. Among them was Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, which ranked No. 10 last year. Original article: https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/subscriber-only/2018/02/23/engineering-firms.html […]

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How solar owners’ post-hurricane demand for batteries could impact utilities

As Hurricane Irma receded last September, thousands of Floridians sheltered in 115 well-lit schools, drinking hot coffee and communicating with the world through cell phones charged by solar-plus-storage systems. Funded by a $9.8 million 2009 Recovery Act grant, the solar-plus-storage systems powered the schools despite the overcast weather, while 6.7 million utility customers had no […]

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Top energy storage projects driving the sector in 2017

2017 could go down as the year regulated utilities took the lead in energy storage. Several of the most notable energy storage projects this year were done by or for regulated utilities. And that momentum will likely carry into 2018 as well, Tim Gretjak, an analyst at Lux Research, told Utility Dive. In some cases, […]

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NEC Announces Trimark Associates as a Qualified Distributed Energy Storage Partner in the U.S.

NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, is pleased to announce Trimark Associates as a Qualified DSS® Partner in the U.S. Trimark is a leading provider of measurement, SCADA and communications solutions for the electric power industry. As a Qualified DSS® Partner, Trimark will act as a reseller and independent contractor […]

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SCADA’s Role in Utility-Scale PV Plants

Utility-scale power producers face a demanding and multifaceted mission: Meet contract commitments, operate safely, support grid stability and maximize profits. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems play an essential role in meeting these objectives. SCADA systems monitor and control a variety of devices at utility-scale PV sites, including inverters, meters, trackers, meteorological stations, storage […]

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Trimark Awarded GSA Schedule 03FAC Facilities Maintenance and Management

Trimark Associates, Inc., a leading provider of utility monitoring and control system systems, today announces it has been awarded a GSA contract under the Multiple Award Schedule for Facilities Maintenance and Management (03FAC). Contract #GS-21F-001HA gives federal government agencies expedited access to Trimark’s products and services. This includes Trimark’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and SCADA systems for […]

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The Value of Advanced Meter Data Analytics for Grid Operators

As an industry, we have invested billions of dollars to date on advanced metering, data analytics and modeling of our grid assets. While there are many highly successful implementations where data is available for analysis and for decision support in real-time operations, there are also many cases where the data is not as readily available. […]

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Trimark Named Top Utility-Scale Solar Monitoring Provider in the World

Trimark, a leading provider of measurement, SCADA and communications solutions for the electric power industry, today announces it is the world’s top ranked monitoring software vendor for utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) plants based on total monitored PV capacity as of June 2017, according to GTM Research & SOLICHAMBA in their upcoming Global PV Monitoring 2017 report. Trimark’s […]

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Solar is under new rule

Imagine the nation’s grid. Visualize more solar projects plugging in every day. Those projects are feeding more and more power to the grid, which is great, but with that comes new challenges. Solar panels feed power into inverters, which push current onto the grid. This causes the voltage to rise above what is dictated as […]

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