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 electricity-generating solar panels mounted on the rooftop of a residential or commercial building or structure.
Solar PV rooftop systems are traditionally popular for their ease of installation, low maintenance, and long lifetime. Rooftop solar is also an increasingly accessible option for huge potential savings in long-term costs.
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 rooftop solar project, offering services to lenders, owners and developers including:
- Technical due diligence services for lenders, investors and developers
- 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
- Feasibility studies
- Design optimisation
- Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) optimisation
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.
Our owner’s engineering ensures your project runs on time, on budget and according to your objectives.
The value we bring
Experienced technical due diligence provider on real rooftop PV projects.
Knowledge of all major internationally recognised standards.
Services are provided at all project stages, from system design and yield forecasting to construction and project management.
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