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Accelerated Loss Of Mains Change Programme

Friday, January 3, 2020

The Electricity Networks Association and National Grid have now launched the ALoMCP which necesstates ensuring that all of the solar PVĀ  sites we have installed over the years which were built with G59 protection systems have to be upgraded to the new standard.

Most of our sites use CoMap MainsPro relays to provide the grid monitoring and p…

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150kW Ground Mounted Solar PV Neglect

Saturday, September 28, 2019

In 2015 we installed a 150kW solar ground mounted array on a farm in Mid Wales. Last week the remote monitoring indicated a fault on one of the Tripower inverters. We called the client who had not noticed the inverter was off-line and admitted that he never looked at his daily emailed monitoring report from the SMA Sunny Portal.

When I got …

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Technical Support Needed

Sunday, January 7, 2018

We got a call from a North Wales farming family in a very remote location who were in some difficulty with their off-grid power supply. A local company had installed a Sunny Island together with 16 x Rolls S600 batteries and 3kW of solar PV. This system was initially supported by an Iseki 9kVA diesel generator which was possibly more 20 years old…

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