Proper system commissioning is essential for performance, safety and warranty management.

SEIPS provides third-party commissioning services on a variety of levels.  We can also analyze contractor documentation for accuracy, completeness, and find anomalies that may be present.

  • Final commissioning and documentation
  • Performance testing of system
  • IV curve tracing and analysis
  • Creation of, or verification of, as-built drawings
  • Third-party inspections & review of construction contractor documentation

System Commissioning Package – Gold

  • System Inspection – Verify system conforms to as-built plan set.  Observe and report system compliance with applicable codes and standards.
  • DC Insulation Resistance Testing – PV source and output circuits.*
  • AC Insulation Resistance Testing – Inverter output circuit*
  • Open-circuit Voltage (Voc) and Polarity  Verification – PV source and output circuits as needed.
  • Inverter Commissioning, Start-up, and Operation – Per manufacturer guidelines.
  • System Output Performance Calculation – Instantaneous power vs. expected power.
  • String Performance Testing – Operating current of PV source circuits and/or output circuits.
  • Data Acquisition System (DAS) Commissioning – Per manufacturer guidelines. 
  • IV Curve Tracing – PV source circuits (from 10% – 100%).
  • Documentation and Reporting of all Commissioning Tests and Procedures

System Commissioning Package – Silver*

  • System Inspection – Verify system conforms to as-built plan set.  Observe and report system compliance with applicable codes and standards.
  • Open-circuit Voltage (Voc) and Polarity Verification – PV source and output circuits as needed.
  • Inverter Commissioning, Start-up, and Operation – Per manufacturer guidelines.
  • System Output Performance Calculation – Instantaneous power vs. expected power.
  • String Performance Testing – Operating current of PV source circuits and/or output circuits.
  • Documentation and Reporting of all Commissioning Tests and Procedures