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Photovoltaic Infrared Inspection (PVIR)


What is PVIR?

Photovoltaic Infrared Inspection

Commercial and Industrial Solar PV systems are made up of 100s and even 1000s of connections. With pinpoint accuracy, infrared technology can quickly detect the slightest anomalies that could potentially cost you money. This technology is so sensitive; it can detect a single faulty cell within the entire system. Learn how State of the Art Infrared Thermography can guarantee maximum energy harvest. Find out how larger commercial and industrial PV systems can save thousands if not tens of thousands of $$$ a year with a full thermographic scan.

Why have a PVIR?

• Protect your Investment • Maximize Efficiency • Minimize Downtime

What will my PVIR include?

• Certified Level II Thermographer • Master Electrician Correction
• Electrical Engineer review • PVIR Professional Report

Benefits of a PVIR

Sensitive Technology

Can detect a single faulty cell within an entire system

Immediate results

Thermogram view of system anomalies

Exception Detection

Identify circuit overloading, lose connectors, uneven string loading, bad/poor connections

Non-invasive inspection

System remains in operation during thermographic inspection

Preventative/Predictive System Support

Identify system issues before they fail

Professional PVIR report

Summary of entire system performance with thermographic photos of anomolies


Cost of a PVIR

• Minimal Cost for Protecting Investment • Get a PVIR as low as $3/kW*

Protecting your Solar Investment

DC Contactor Inverter Sub-Array 1

Reference Temp
58.9° F

Indication
73.8° F

Temperature Rise
25.1° F
Indication: Loose connection load side contactor
Solution: Clean/Tighten Connection

Cell/Module Temperature Anomolies

Reference Temp
42.0° F

Indication
58.8° F

Temperature Rise
16.8° F
Indication: Module Fouling
Solution: Clean Modules

HAWT Induction Wind Turbine

Reference Temp
49.8° F

Indication
69.8° F

Temperature Rise
20.0° F
Indication: No Indication. Normal Temperature Gradient
Solution: N/A

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