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Project sequence 07.26.12

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Commercial and utility solar installation sequence. From design to commissioning a commercial and utility solar project.

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Project sequence 07.26.12

  1. 1. Commercial & Utility Solar Installation Sequence July 2012 Please download and share this presentation: www.blueoakenergy.com/blog 1
  2. 2. Topics• Technology• Site Analysis• Engineering• Construction Process• Commissioning & Testing• Operations and Maintenance 2
  3. 3. Module Types  Monocrystalline (19 - 20% Efficiency)  Polycrystalline (14 - 16% Efficiency)  Thin Film (10 – 15 % Efficiency) 3
  4. 4. Site Analysis • Roof Survey  Detailed measurements for accurate as-built conditions.  Survey existing infrastructure and environment for potential layout and shading impacts • Structural Survey – Verify that as-built conditions for roof framing and decking complies with plans. – Identify any potential loading concerns for array and construction logistics • Electrical Survey – Detailed, visual inspection of existing gear for interconnection design. – Survey existing site plan for ground-level equipment locations. 4
  5. 5. Energy Modeling  Calculating kWh of energy generated per kWp installed. 5
  6. 6. Engineering & Permitting• Construction Drawings  Convey the engineered design to the building department and the construction teams 6
  7. 7. Construction• Mobilization  Equipment and material staging  Safety and personnel facilities 7
  8. 8. Construction• Structural Assembly  Roof anchorage or ballast placement  Penetration sealing and weatherproofing 8
  9. 9. Construction• Mechanical Installation  Racking assembly and layout  Array placement and roof protection 9
  10. 10. Construction• Rooftop Electrical  Array wiring and conduit routing  Ancillary equipment mounting 10
  11. 11. Construction• Interconnection  Utility AC Disconnect and Monitoring  Coupling to existing gear 11
  12. 12. Commissioning• Electrical and mechanical inspection.• Curve Tracing – PV performance benchmark 12
  13. 13. Operations and Maintenance• Annual system maintenance and cleaning• Advanced diagnostics and troubleshooting 13
  14. 14. About Blue Oak Energy  Closely held entrepreneurial company with a solid and passionate management team since 2003  Relationship oriented we deliver for our customers and grow from repeat business  Downstream focused we only engineer, construct and maintain PV systemsProjects in operation:  Scale driven~350 MW commercial & utility segments fuel our growthWork in progress:200+ MW  Multi-disciplined we are licensed in-house in Electrical, Mechanical, andPV Systems Designed: Civil Engineering. We are also licensed C-10 and L-11 electrical contractors.453
  15. 15. Our Mission We will design, build and maintain solar energy systems to last a lifetime.Our Vision We expect solar energy will be cost competitive with brown power by 2015 in 75% of the US.Our Values Culture. Teamwork. Perspective. 15
  16. 16. ServicesSegments 16
  17. 17. Our Timeline 17
  18. 18. It started here…. 18
  19. 19. We built 22 retail sites across 7 states 19
  20. 20. We Designed the Long Island Solar Farm
  21. 21. Then we did 100MW across 25 sites 21
  22. 22. In 2011, we designed a PG&E Solar Farm
  23. 23. In 2007-2011, we designed 20 Wal-Marts.
  24. 24. Now, we want to help you with a lifetime of green energy. ™ Solar for life! Please download and share this presentation: www.blueoakenergy.com/blog

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