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Solar Brochure

  1. 1. Renewable EnergyConsultancy: Solar
  2. 2. Page 02/04sgurrenergy.comLocal knowledge; global expertiseWe’re proud of our reputation for technical excellence.SgurrEnergy is a globally respected, countries, spread acrossmultidisciplinary renewable energy 6 continents, in all terrains and environments. We are dedicated to working in partnershipconsultancy with a reputation for engineering with our clients, helping you reduce risk, plan,and technical excellence. In India, we are recognised as one of the design, and operate your solar projects safely, leading technical consultants having assessed profitably and with confidence.Operating from a network of offices across over 550MW of solar PV projects which areEurope, North America and Asia, our global Commissioned and under implementation. This dedication, coupled with commercial acumenteam of over 100 engineers and consultants and regulatory knowledge, ensures our services arehas extensive international experience and an We are part of Wood Group, an international tailored to your needs - offering practical, informedimpressive track-record - energy services company with over 36,000 and valuable advice whatever the stage of yourhaving assessed more than 65,000 megawatts people worldwide and extensive experience solar project.(MW) of renewable energy projects in over 40 across the global energy services sector.Solar PowerWe have the solutions.Successful project delivery is at the heart Design and development services • Warranty and contract managementof all we do and our expert engineers and including: end of manufacturer warrantyconsultants provide full 360° solar project • Project sizing and design optimisation inspections and auditslifecycle engineering and consultancy • Technology assessment and equipment • Failure prediction and strategy/conditionservices including: specification monitoring and analysis • Robust pre-contract documentation, • Site health & safety management andFeasibility specifications and negotiations consultancy • Financial modeling including capital• Site selection: proposed site identification, costs, power purchase agreement (PPA) Due diligence selection and screening studies and operational expenditure (OPEX)• Outline feasibility studies including: • Planning application advice, guidance • Independent technical and financial due- Initial assessment of site energy resource and completion diligence:- Investigation of key technical, • Grid connection application and - Lender’s engineer/bank’s engineer environmental and planning constraints optimisation provisions ongoing through construction- Construction of geographic information - Mergers and acquisitions system (GIS) based constraint maps Construction - Initial public offering (IPO)- Identification of candidate technology (PV • Strategic investment advice and guidance modules; invertors; mounting and tracking • Technical advisor, owner’s engineer and • Contracting and procurement strategies systems, etc.) and initial layout design independent engineer services • Technical assessments of technologies- Initial financial modeling • Project and site management and their manufacturers and suppliers- Recommendations for progressing • Project design review • Expert reports on established and projects and requirements for more • Quality assurance inspections and factory emerging technologies detailed feasibility work acceptance tests • Supply chain and supplier analysis• Detailed feasibility studies • Electrical and control systems expertise- Site visits • Built to specifications comparisons Independent power performance tests- Detailed assessment of site solar • Witnessing of commissioning, plant testing energy resource and bank energy yield and issuing of take-over certificates • Review of test procedures of the plant prediction • Contract review and enforcement of developed by the developer- Detailed assessment of technical, conditions including liquidated damages • Monitor overall plant performance tests environmental and planning constraints and test reports- Consultation with potential stakeholders Operation and • Visual acceptance tests and planning authorities maintenance consultancy • Acceptance tests for output and- Project design and layout optimisation availability- Detailed financial modelling • Specification preparation and tender• Planning and environmental support assessment- Preparation and submission of planning • Post investment appraisal of projects documentation • Asset management, inspection and monitoring
  3. 3. Page 03/04 SgurrEnergy’s assistance has been key when predicting the energy yield for our landmark 24 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Italy. Claudio Vescovo Senior Associate - Clean Energy Partners BNP Paribas Clean Energy PartnersExperiencedWe’ve a proven track-record.We have a wealth of experience and proventrack-record of providing industry-leading Portfolio of 185MW of Solar PV Charanka Solar Parktechnical and advisory services, working with plants Client: Various developersleading developers, lenders, investors and Location: Gujarat, India Client: Asian Development Bank (ADB)operators on some of the world’s largest and Capacity: 110 MWp Location: Rajasthan and Gujarat, Indiamost challenging solar sites whether off-grid Service: Owner’s Engineering services Capacity: 185 MWpor grid connected. and Lender’s engineering Service: Technical due diligence services We help clients achieve project finance by Appointed as technical advisor, by a world leadingproviding due diligence of proposed power SgurrEnergy India provided consulting services bank, ADB, to assist with their investments inplants, and bankable energy yield studies with to more than 50% of the solar PV plants a portfolio of a total of 185MW solar PV plantsP50 and P90 confidence levels. commissioned in April 2012 which are located located in India. Most recent work with ADB included providing technical due diligence and at Charnaka solar park. This is one of the largestWe have comprehensive knowledge of solar parks in Asia with current installed capacity lenders engineering services for Reliance Power’ssolar equipment, invertors and balance of 214MW. 40MW solar PV plant located in the Indian state ofof plant, designing systems to overcome constraints through consideration The scope of work included providing Owner’sof topography, solar resource, planning engineering services to various developers and In our role as technical advisor we provided arequirements and correct component Lender’s engineering services to various banks wide range of services including:integration. who invested in this Solar Park. • Project documentation review • Technical review of the developer’sIndian solar guidebook and approach to building out the portfolio Owner’s engineering services forknowledge management • Bi-monthly site visits and inspections of 25 MW solar PV plant plants, both completed and in developmentClient: International Finance • Review of the plant design provided by the Client: Alex Group Corporation (IFC) developer Location: Gujurat, IndiaLocation: India • Critical review of the EPC contracts Capacity: 25 MWpCapacity: 5 MWp employed by the Vendor across the Service: Owner’s engineering servicesService: Production of a guidebook, portfolio market analysis, training and • Critical review of Vendor’s Acceptance Chosen as an extended team by Alex Group to dissemination, construction Test Procedure to be employed across provide Owner’s engineering services for their monitoring and acceptance the portfolio 25MW solar PV plant in Gujarat. This plant was testing of demonstration plant • Energy yield verification commissioned in November 2011and our scope • Technology review of key module and of work included:Contracted by IFC to provide knowledge inverter suppliersmanagement services for solar energy • Review of operational data and appraisaldevelopment in India, the project included: of plant performance • Review of the module, inverter and support • Advising on O&M terms for contract structures• Development of a comprehensive negotiations, including solar irradiation • Validation of built drawings submitted by the guidebook for developers and measurement, performance guarantees supplier investors of both photovoltaic (PV) and and liquidated damages • Detailed irradiation assessment for the concentrating solar power plants selected site• Market analysis • Review of energy yield assessment• Training and dissemination activities for • Energy yield uncertainty analysis and P90 the development of solar power projects confidence calculations• Preparation of a global database of • Construction phase technical advisory companies involved in solar PV, CPV and services concentrating solar thermal industry • Independent monitoring of power performance tests • Validation of contractor’s installation,The commission also included construction pre-commissioning and commissioningmonitoring and acceptance testing of a 5 documents and procedures.MWp PV plant with visual acceptance testing,availability tests, performance ratio tests andthe independent monitoring of irradiationand key plant parameters using a mobilemeasurement station.
  4. 4. Accredited Contact us We’re committed to quality. We’d like to hear from you. We hold triple certification in British To benefit from our impartial and quality standards and are committed to independent services or to find out more delivering the very highest standards of about our experience and what we have Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety to offer visit, contact us Assurance. This commitment is demonstrated on any of the telephone numbers listed below or by our continued certification to OHSAS email us at 18001 (Health & Safety Management), ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and ISO 14001 India B 139, Bizzbay Complex (Environmental Management) standards. NIBM - Undri Road, Opp. Clover Hills, Pune - 411048. Maharashtra, INDIA Our technical skill set has also been accredited +91 (0)206 527 9957 to UKAS ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard. This prestigious achievement reflects our ability China to perform power curve analysis on wind +86 (0)106 539 2191 turbines to the standard, IEC 61400-12-1 (Laboratory Testing), making us one of the few United States renewable consultancies in the UK to achieve +1 207 699 5592 this accreditation. This award compliments our triple accreditation and further emphasises Canada our commitment to enhancing standards +1 604 267 1717 through continuous quality improvement practices and underlines our dedication to the France provision of technical excellence. +33 (0)140 214 459 Ireland +353 (0)53 916 9702 United Kingdom We have been impressed with SgurrEnergy’s Head Office service. They delivered great consultancy +44 (0)141 227 1700 services within budget and to tight timescales for our Callian project, assisting us with our energy yield predictions for landmark solar PV transactions. I would not hesitate to recommend their strong solar team and consultancy services. Nadim Nehmé Technical Director Eneryo No part of this document or translations of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical including photocopying, recording or any other storage retrieval system, without prior permission in writing from SgurrEnergy. All facts, figures, product and service provisions correct at time of print. All rights reserved. © Copyright SgurrEnergy Ltd 2011. SgurrEnergy: A Wood Group Company. Version: B1 FS85385 EMS85386