Sketchup Plugin

Solar Energy Design Plugin for Google Sketchup

SketchUp Tutorial

Skelion plugin gives Sketchup the possibility to insert solar panels very fast and make fast renewable solar energy studies.

Skelion was developed to automate the design of solar systems using Google Sketchup. This software inserts solar panels on any surface and finds out tilt and azimuth of the sun.

Skelion for Google SketchUp allows you to:

  • Save hours of modeling time.
  • Make good looking professional presentations with just a few clicks.
  • Improve the quality of your proposals including 3D models of the solar installation.
  • Export energy reports automatically from PVWatts (in USA) or PVGis (in EU).
  • Use the PV Modules data base or add your own model.
  • Control the shading angles for any hour of the year.
  • Load the current location from Google Earth.

A new free and commercial version have been released. Skelion 5.1.0 - Now with shadows projection and MAC OS and Windows compatible.

Download Sketchup solar plugin at

For more information, take a look at our video tutorials.

Solar Energy Design Plugin for Google Sketchup