Solar PV Plant Optimisation
There have been big movements in the Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) market over the last decade.
The markets of the Far East and the USA have overtaken Europe for new installations of solar kit. Europe presents a more mature secondary market, where maintenance and calibration of existing installations are required. Issues range from broken or weakened components and burn damage to poor installation and ineffective products.
Kiwa’s PV Doctor is a quality assurance service for installed solar PV plants to help address these problems. It is a dedicated Due Diligence offering for component manufacturers, plant owners, installers, energy managers, law firms, O&M contractors and other companies involved in the secondary solar market. It enables you to monitor energy production more accurately, to check the quality of incoming goods through In-line Inspections at the manufacturer side, and indeed to ensure that the plant is performing well. Also, by identifying repairs that make the plant generate electricity more efficiently, the service can also save money.
Our quality control on installed plants includes:
PV Plant Monitoring Systems Calibration
We also provide on-site calibration for reference cells, pyranometers and other sensors. This is a popular service with many advantages: