SEIPS Case Study: Bedford Solar – 3MW Solar PV with Single-axis Tracking in Bedford, Virginia

January 16th, 2018|

Project Summary:

The undulating terrain of this 58-acre parcel with a project area of 16.2 acres made this a challenging site for a single-axis tracker, however our engineering team worked closely with the racking manufacturer and civil engineer to optimize the site for installation and system performance.

Design Highlights:

  • Layout takes advantage of the […]

SEIPS Case Study: Testing and Inspecting the Solar Microgrid at Palmyra Atoll for The Nature Conservancy

November 18th, 2017|

Palmyra Atoll, a spectacular marine wilderness in the vast equatorial Pacific, is a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuge and a Nature Conservancy center for world-class ocean and climate research. The Conservancy’s Research Station is supported by a three-phase microgrid that includes solar electric, diesel […]

SEIPS Case Study: Honduras Commercial Solar PV System Commissioning

January 16th, 2015|

In the winter of 2015 SEI Professional Services (SEIPS) performed the commissioning of a 3.03 MW grid-tied, roof-mounted PV power plant on a commercial bottling facility in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.  This project is the largest roof-mounted PV system in Latin America at the time of installation.

A team of two SEIPS technicians worked for 7 […]

SEIPS Case Study: Bahamas Rooftop Solar PV System

January 10th, 2015|

During the summer of 2014, SEIPS assisted with the installation of a 36 kW roof and wall mount PV system.  Our tasks included a review of the system design and balance of system per the specifications, management of the system installation with a local subcontractor, verification of system performance and system commissioning.

While the system is […]