Solar Energy Services
Leading in Solar Energy
AWS Truepower has been active in the solar market for nearly thirty years, beginning in the mid-1980s when we designed and deployed pilot photovoltaic (PV) projects on behalf of utility clients. During this time the U.S. utility sector was exploring innovative applications of PV in commercial and residential settings to decrease the dependence on fossil fuels for electricity generation. AWS Truepower’s services included system design and construction management, solar resource measurement, energy modeling, and system performance evaluation. Thereafter, our solar services began to focus on government-sponsored feasibility studies of solar applications for public facilities and on technical assistance for qualified incentives programs. Support and contributions to these programs is ongoing today.
With the recent growth and interest in large commercial megawatt-scale solar projects, AWS Truepower is able to leverage our existing solar experience along with our technical knowledge to deliver specialized services to meet the needs of the solar energy industry in all stages of a projects development cycle from preconstruction to financing, operations, planning and policy issues like how best to integrate renewables into electric grid systems.
AWS Truepower has provided solar services for projects totaling over 10,000 MW. From preliminary solar resource assessment, monitoring campaigns, energy project potential as well as many custom studies, we have acted as an independent engineer in the review, evaluation and documentation of the technical attributes and technical risk elements of proposed or operational projects for residential, commercial, and utility-scale projects. The emerging solar industry sectors in distributed generation and utility scale projects are creating an increasing need for experienced independent consultancies with skills in multiple technology areas including PV, concentrated solar (CSP) and concentrated photovoltaics (CPV).
Learn more about our solar solutions:
- Project Development Support
- Independent Engineering and Due Diligence Services
- Performance Assessment
- Forecasting & Grid Integration
- Policy and Planning Support
Our work began in the 1980’s when the United States utility sector was exploring innovative application of PV in commercial and residential setting. During this time AWS Truepower provided solar system design and construction management, solar resource measurement, modeling, and performance evaluations.
These services have expanded with the growth of the megawatt-scale solar projects around the globe. With this experience we have lead the charge in developing standards and methods to deliver quality solutions to our clients. Learn what we have done recently in this field.
- Developed standard on data modeling utilizing ground and satellite based information
- We have established best-practices that have become industry standard, and accepted throughout the project finance community.
- Developed solar resource measurement program