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ADLER Solar as a leading solar solution provider that continues to bank on smart design, timely execution and above all, creating superior value for all of their customers.
ADLER Solar as a leading solar solution provider that continues to bank on smart design, timely execution and above all, creating superior value for all of their customers.

ADLER Solar is a leading solar company dealing in solar products and providing complete solar energy solutions. You’ve come to the right place – give us a call!

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INSTALLERS OF COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND RESIDENTIAL SOLAR POWER

We are providing renewable energy solutions for industry and businesses. We also provide renewable energy solutions for the residential sector.
We are one of the largest suppliers and integrators of renewable energy products.
We can offer a powerhouse of specialist, custom designed solutions for a variety of renewable energy applications. Our direct links with manufacturers ensures that products available at wholesale prices are of the highest quality, most suitable for intended purpose, and because of large stock holdings, are readily available.

ADLER Solar is a leading solar company dealing in solar products and providing complete solar energy solutions. You’ve come to the right place – give us a call!

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OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE – THE KEY SUCCESS FACTOR FOR A SOLAR PV POWER PLANT

The solar PV plants in India are entering a phase of maturity. The total installations will exceed 2 GW by the end of the year, and about half of them would have completed more than 1 year of operations by that time. As the plant becomes older, Operation and Maintenance (O&M) becomes more and more important for improving the performance of the plant.

In this article, some of the important aspects of O&M are highlighted. A few challenges related to them and some solutions are suggested.

Types of Maintenance
Like in any power plant, a solar PV plant requires the following types of maintenance

  • Preventive Maintenance (PM) which includes routine inspection and servicing of equipment which help prevent breakdowns and reduce energy yield losses.  PM is usually a scheduled activity.
  • Corrective Maintenance(CM) or breakdown Maintenance(BM)  includes repair of broken down equipment and is usually reactive.
  • Condition-Based Monitoring(CBM)involves monitoring of equipment condition and plant operations on a real-time basis and addresses a potential problem at a very early stage to prevent downtime. This requires a robust plant performance monitoring system.


O&M focus areas

A solar PV power plant has several components and each of the sub-system requires different O&M skillsets. A few of the sub-systems and their O&M requirements are mentioned below.

Module
While the PV module does not have any moving parts, the yield from the module is highly dependent on the cleaning of the panels. In the dusty environments of Rajasthan and Gujarat, the cleaning frequency has to be quite high.

Electrical sub-systems
Inverter is the most complicated component of the PV plant and can be called the heart of the system. Since Inverters are predominantly electronics devices, they need to be taken very high care due to the extreme hot, humid and dusty conditions of India. World over, the system downtime is very closely correlated to the inverter downtimes. In fact, in a study conducted in 2010 by US based Electric Power Research Institute, the number of breakdowns is the highest by inverters.

From the above graph, it can be noticed that most of the energy losses happen due to the AC Sub-systems. Apart from this, it is also important to periodically check the wiring(using visual inspection and if possible, using infrared scanners). In India, rodents are known to cause damages to the underground cables and it is important to monitor this regularly. Earthing protection also needs to be checked often.

Civil and Structural sub-systems
One of the tasks of the O&M personnel will be make sure that the growth of shrubs and other vegetation are fully in control. If not, they will grow very tall and will cause shadowing effect on the panels. Snakes and other poisonous reptiles might make these shrubs their home and can cause safety hazard to the workers.

The other problems relate to the mounting structures. In some cases, bending of the structures can happen due to the improper design. If left unaddressed, the bending can damage the modules.
Similarly, during rainy season, it has been observed that the top soil gets washed away due to improper drainage system. Caving of the foundation and the structures caused by improper compaction of the ground has also been observed.  A pro-active O&M team can address this by visual inspection and take preventive action especially before rains.

Communication
Most of the solar power plants are located in remote places with unreliable communication infrastructure. Most of the remote monitoring systems need an internet connection and in the absence of a reliable connection, there could be problems of lack of data logging for long periods of time. This makes it very difficult to diagnose and rectify problems in a timely manner.

Warranty Management
The O&M personnel should have a very clear understanding of the warranty terms from the suppliers.  They also need to know the type of defects or problems that are covered under warranty, the duration of the warranty and also the key personnel from the supplier with whom warranty claims can be taken up and enforced in a timely manner.

Spare Parts Inventory Management
The inventory management is critical because this could increase or decrease the cost of the O&M as well as the working capital requirement. It is also essential for the timely completion of the different types of maintenance. The O&M personnel should know very clearly the list of the spare parts available, their quantity at the site warehouse and the lead times for delivery of spare parts from the suppliers.

OTHER CHALLENGES

In our experience in India so far, we have come across some of the problems which are very severe.

  • O&M budget – Typically, the O&M budgets are very limited for various reasons.
  • Availability of water – Dust accumulation in India is very high and requires frequent cleaning. However, most of the plants are located in arid regions with very little availability of water.
  • Skilled manpower – Since the O&M involves people who have the skills in electrical and electronics engineering, it is a challenging task to get people to move to such remote locations to work.
  • Local labour – In many places, it is mandated that local villagers need to be employed for O&M. While this is a noble objective and also is important for the economic development of local communities, in some cases the locals form unions and demand wages that make the O&M cost to go very high.
  • Theft – Theft of materials (even PV panels) is rampant in some parts of the country. This can be prevented by having a good security system and a good inventory management system.
  • Documentation – In many plants, there is no robust remote monitoring system. Instead they have a basic SCADA system which provides real-time information, but does not log the events, alarms and other maintenance issues. In such cases, there is very little documentation which can help the O&M personnel to identify, diagnose and trace the problems.


CONCLUSION

The importance of O&M is often overlooked by many developers. Considering the fact that the plant has to generate returns over a period of 25 years, a good O&M contractor, a good monitoring system and above all, a very good O&M process is very critical for the success of the plant.

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How The Solar Plant Maintenance Procedure Is Done In A Hassle-Free Manner

At a time when the world is struggling hard to get rid of life-threatening fossil fuels, solar

energy has emerged into a ray of hope. It doesn't harm the environment in any way, and at the

same time provides the best possible alternative for traditional energy resources.

In order to opt for solar power, all you need to do is install solar panels at home/office with the

help of an expert team.

Large factories and commercial setups require electricity in a huge quantity. In order to

generate that amount of electricity via solar, they set up solar plants, which turn sunlight into

electricity on a large scale. Solar plants either use concentrated solar power or photovoltaics

(PV) to execute this conversion. Although they work well for years, you need to maintain them

properly in order to ensure maximum output. Here's how you can run the solar plant

maintenance procedure in a hassle-free way-

• Regular cleaning by expert staff

• Proper maintenance of thermal-based components

• Annual servicing of HT side equipment

• Thermal Imaging

• Retro-commissioning

• Real-time data collection

• Trending and Analytics for gradual improvement

• Spare parts and inventory management

There are many more initiatives that need to be taken on an ongoing basis, for which you need

someone with years of experience and world-class resources. Adler can lend you a helping hand

if you wish to opt for solar energy. Call our helpline number or mail us your query, and we'll get

back to you with a proper solution at earliest.

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Our experienced TEAM analyze the entire range in complete compliance with the industry laid standards.

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Our world-class facility enables us to trade and offer optimum quality solar products to our clients.

Well equipped with the latest machines and tools, our infrastructure helps us in ensuring the optimum smooth work flow.

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Solar Power Parks in India

 As many as 33 solar parks will be set up across the country as part of an effort to reduce the production cost of solar power, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said. Government has taken a number of steps to reduce the production cost of solar power in the country, including fiscal and financial incentives in the form of accelerated depreciation, concessional customs and excise duties, preferential tariffs and generation based incentives, he said in Lok Sabha during Question Hour.

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“33 solar parks are sanctioned in various parts of the country to achieve cost reduction of solar power generation through economies of scale and combined power evacuation facility,” he said, adding incentives are being provided to improve viability of solar power generations units.

Other incentives include procurement of solar power by financially strong intermediaries like NTPC, long term vision and stable policy framework so that investors can plan better investment.

“Transparent E-reverse auction for procurement of solar power has already resulted in a price point of Rs 4.34 Kwh, almost at grid parity with the conventional sources of electricity,” he said.

 

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