There’s no denying that photovoltaic (PV) systems are a great renewable energy resource, but they do need regular attention. As with any piece of equipment someone owns, there is a level of inspection and maintenance that must be performed in order to keep that system operating in optimal condition. Without proper maintenance, bad things can happen. Issues in the modules or on the balance of system can cause a loss of energy. If there is a problem that goes undetected, it can lead to a
How to Identify Issues on Installed Photovoltaic Systems
Proper system commissioning using a thermal imager at the start of a system’s life, coupled with an annual inspection, helps ensure peak performance.