A PV site analysis involves the recording of all relevant information about a PV site and the route, which is necessary for project development, plant design, construction and subsequent operation.
The site analysis represents a recording of all relevant information about a PV site and the route, which is necessary for project development, plant design, construction and subsequent operation.
What is a site analysis exactly?
In addition to surveying the site, we also use modern drone technology to achieve the most efficient and accurate results possible.
When does a site analysis make sense?
We will carry out a detailed, high-quality PV site analysis that records all the relevant features of the site in question, enabling you to make a well-informed decision. In addition to an on-site inspection of the area, we also use a drone to take aerial photos of the site and a detailed elevation profile.
Because of the large number of successful projects they have participated in, our engineers are intimately familiar with the requirements for modern PV systems. Our seasoned experts will carry out a detailed site analysis, in order to make accurate predictions about your prospective solar farm.
In our role as owner’s engineer, we will gladly check an existing site analysis for you. So, if you need a second opinion of an external site analysis, we will be happy to support you with our technical knowledge, as a neutral assessor.
We will conduct an on-site analysis and create an orthomosaic overview image and 360° panorama, showcasing a detailed description of the area. The results will be presented in a comprehensive report.
What makes our site analyses stand out in the crowd
3D drone photos and recordings of the site
An early photovoltaic drone survey allows us to construct an accurate 3D model of the potential solar power plant site, create a terrain profile in DEM that can be used in AutoCAD later. You can even record a video of the route.
Pinpoint identification of any objects that will produce shade
Accurate representation of the shading pattern, by means of a solar shadow analysis, largely determines the design of the future plant and allows us to simulate the influence of shading on yields.
Best possible plant design on the basis of the area analysis
The more detailed the area analysis, the more realistic the design of the system will be. The existing special features of the site, such as differences in height, shading objects and areas that cannot be built on, are taken into account. On this basis, the ideal system design can be drawn up.
Discover our full scope of services for your site analysis
On-site inspection, resulting in the following:
Description of the area, including informative pictures.
Assessment of the building site (purely visual, no soil survey)
Description of the access road
Representation of the shading situation via pictures and detailed descriptions
Recording of other special features (e.g. industrial emissions, railway tracks, highways, etc.)
Comprehensive report and presentation of the results
Drone survey for a 3D terrain model
Orthomosaic overview image & 360° panorama of the area.
Recording of the terrain profile in the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for use in AutoCAD
3D AutoCAD model with elevation contours
Interactive Sketchup model
Optional: film recording of the route
Why work with greentech?
we service | new energy
600 MWp managed &
1 GW inspected
Over 60 employees, including
TÜV/VdS certified experts
Experience from 250+
projects and 12 countries
Expertise Every Step of the Way – Across All Project Phases
greentech is a service company with locations in Hamburg, Leipzig and Milton Keynes in the UK, specializing in the engineering and operational management of photovoltaic systems. With an interdisciplinary team of experienced experts, we provide a full-service operation management concept for PV systems of all sizes, as well as services for planning, quality assurance and yield maximization. We work independently of component manufacturers and general contractors and thus exclusively represent the interests of the plant owners.
With a comprehensive range of services and a current portfolio of more than 600 MWp, we are one of the largest independent service providers worldwide. greentech’s growing customer base includes private plant owners as well as municipal utilities, regional and international energy providers, project developers, insurance companies and investment funds.
Your greentech specialists for professional area analysis
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