What are ground-mounted solar panels?
Ground-mounted solar panels are conventional solar panels installed on frames or poles fixed to the ground and used to support photovoltaic (PV) panels for electricity generation.
The systems are either fixed-tilt, with modules arranged in arrays at a constant angle offering stability and ease of installation, or are tracking, where the arrays will follow the sun as it makes its daily journey across the sky. Tracking systems are more efficient from a generation perspective, often in the region of 20%, but introduce engineering complexity and commercial risk.
OWC has a cutting-edge team familiar with recent trends in the ground-mounted solar market and rich experience with key stakeholders, including manufacturers, contractors and asset managers.
Where we work in Solar
Combining our technical excellence in the engineering and design of marine renewable energy sources, with the wider long-term legacy of ABL Group in de-risking marine operations, OWC is perfectly placed to provide comprehensive technical support on floating solar farms in all types of locations: reservoirs, quarry lakes, open water etc.
What are ground-mounted solar panels? Ground-mounted solar panels are conventional solar panels installed on frames or poles fixed to the ground and used to support photovoltaic (PV) panels for electricity generation. The systems are either fixed-tilt, with modules arranged in arrays at a constant angle offering stability and ease of installation, or are tracking, where […]
For your rooftop solar panel needs, our solar experts can help. With experience in over 20 countries, we provide due diligence in solar panel rooftop installations as well as provide support in all stages of a rooftop solar project. What is a rooftop solar PV system? Rooftop PV is a photovoltaic system that has its […]
What we do
OWC supports all stages of a ground-mounted solar project, offering services to lenders, owners and developers including:
- Technical due diligence services
- Key project risk assessment and mitigation for projects ranging from early development to operation
- Planning support
- Tender support
- Project management
- Design reviews
- Construction monitoring
- Testing and commissioning support
- Operational monitoring
- Energy resource assessment (theoretical and operational)
- Feasibility studies
- Design optimisation
- Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) optimisation
Our owner’s engineering ensures your project runs on time, on budget and according to your objectives.
Specialist technical due diligence supporting the financing, acquisition, sale and refinancing of assets, technology and companies within the renewable energy market.
OWC draws on a vase range of engineering expertise to provide you with specialist engineering and analysis across every stage of a renewable project’s lifecycle.
The value we bring
Services provided at all project stages, from system design and yield forecasting to construction and project management.
Experienced technical due diligence provider on real ground-mounted PV projects.
Demonstrable track record supporting clients in Renewable Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) bid preparation.
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