• Solar Panel IR/Thermal Inspection 

  • Site Development Planning Survey

  • Commissioning & Asset Transfer Inspection Substation, Line & Pole 

  • Inspection

  • Available Data Processing

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Solar farm Inspection using Drones

We can help with
  • Solar Panel IR/Thermal Inspection 

  • Site Development Planning Survey

  • Commissioning & Asset Transfer Inspection Substation, Line & Pole 

  • Inspection

  • Available Data Processing

GCPU (Generation Cost Per Unit) is a critical parameter for solar power generation.

 

Asset Preventive Maintenance plays a key role in achieving planned uptime, production and maintenance cost which greatly impact overall plant efficiency. Due to large area of solar farms, UAV technology along with Artificial Intelligence have considerably changed the way of operations for solar power generation. Drones are now key element of Solar site planning, project execution, maintenance and custody transfer. Drones in solar farm inspections provide accurate and fast results with more details at lower costs.


UAVs are equally beneficial in Photovoltaic and Thermal Solar. All types of panels including monocrystalline, polycrystalline and thin-film can be inspected with IR payload. As per a survey by Skyline "a well defined UAV Program in solar farm -


  • Increases project revenue by 2% above the set baseline

  • Reduces Inspection cost over 50% and can reach even 90%

  • Drone inspections identify 10 times more issues than ground inspections 

  • Inspection time reduces by 90%

  • IV Curve tracing needs reduced by 90%

  • Reduces transit time by over 10% for O&M


Our focus in solar energy segment is to increase "generation efficiency". Our strengths in the segment lie in domain experience, UAV expertise and capabilities to apply AI in data processing. We use visual RGB & Thermal/IR inspections for solar. Our data & image processing center is well equipped with various software and tools dedicated for solar like Scopito Solar Solutions. Our pool of experts ensures proper data/image collection, detailed analysis of captured data/images and timely generation of micro level reports with maintenance/upgrade/replacement recommendations. You will receive details of deteriorated parts of cells/arrays, misaligned (>10 degree) panels/rows, dust accumulation, shadowed panels, line deterioration, joints & poles health etc. Apart from undertaking turn-key jobs like Thermal/IR inspection of solar panels, inspection of custody transfer lines, towers and substations, we also provide data processing and analysis services for your existing data/images.


We can also provide a customized solution for your any specific inspection and data collection needs like panels/rows alignment survey, panel back-side inspection, custody transfer lines integration and poles health survey, hard to reach panel areas and substation surveys etc.

Our AI based inspection reports provide minute details of deficiencies with severity levels and mention the maintenance recommendations. Please click to see the sample inspection report -


Solar farm inspection sample report


We welcome your enquiries for deploying or upgrading drone inspection program for your wind farm.


"We make your solar-farm inspections safer, faster, deeper and cost-effective"