19
April

What is a solar photovoltaic EPC?



epc-fotovoltaico

A photovoltaic system is a symbol of environmental responsibility and also a low-risk investment with good returns. But who or what is in fact an EPC?
Literally epc means: engineering, procurement, and construction.
EPC is a particular form of contracting arrangement that allow to manage efficiently all aspects and stages of the realization process of a photovoltaic plant, from permitting, engineering and construction, to commissioning.

Build your own solar installation today it’s easier than in the past, but there are many aspects that can derail a project, factors such as design schedule delays, material procurement issues, and on to final construction issues.

So, who can help you how to build a solar installation? What kind of person or company can help from the start of a project?

One EPC partner is the right answer.

epc-enerray

If you decide the EPC route it is important to find a reliable and bankable EPC Partner, as you only have one contract and you rely on a competent firm to take care of the project’s details. With one contract, you typically only have one point of contact, which relays into one meeting and ultimately takes less of your time.

A good photovoltaic EPC partner must have solid agreements with the main international manufacturers to allow to obtain excellent contractual terms and continuity in photovoltaic component supplies, know and respect all legal regulations; furthermore it must have financial solidity and reliability and must be structured with solid and reliable market research, technical, logistic, administrative and maintenance departments.

There are various possibilities of epc contract, the main difference lies in the nature of the business structure of the general contractor.

  • The general contractor is a management company with financial skills, coordination, planning and control; it therefore assumes full responsibility towards the customer, manages the project but delegates the execution to several contractors for engineering, procurement and construction.

  • The General Contractor is an engineering company, which has management skills and engineering but not construction; it assumes full responsibility towards the customer, manages the project, run directly the engineering and procurement and relies on a contractor specialized construction.

  • The general contractor is a construction company that runs directly to the construction and utilizes third party engineering and coordination of supply; this scheme is often weak as regards the management.

  • The general contractor is a true engineering General of construction company, which runs directly to the majority of the project. This is the case of Enerray.

Contact us to know more about our solar EPC services>

 


keep up on the latest news from Enerray and related to the solar photovoltaic sector. Subscribe to our Newsletter!

Articoli correlati

2018 Renewable energy statistics in Italy
23 July 2019
The legislation of photovoltaic systems in Italy and the new FER 1 Decree
8 July 2019
Challenges of Utility Scale Solar PV Projects
3 June 2019
Self-consumption and electricity sales options for photovoltaic systems
25 May 2019
The advantages of industrial rooftop photovoltaic systems
20 May 2019
The importance of choosing a qualified solar EPC contractor
3 May 2019
How much energy does a solar photovoltaic panel produce?
1 April 2019
Utility Scale Solar farms are seeing exponential growth
20 March 2019
MENA Solar Energy Outlook 2019
23 January 2019
Enerray’s expanding business in MENA
9 January 2019
Algeria starts its renewable energy future with a 150 MW solar PV tender
17 December 2018
Oman will build the largest solar park in the region
12 November 2018
Utility Scale Solar PV Parks in UAE and Gulf Area
17 October 2018
Commercial and industrial rooftop solar systems in UAE and Gulf Area
25 September 2018
Design and construction of photovoltaic shelters
20 September 2018
In Dubai is borning a sustainable city powered by renewables
30 August 2018
Tunisia plans to improve its economy and invest in green energy
28 August 2018
MENA Region Solar Energy Oulook 2018
24 July 2018
The Benban Solar Park shines Egypt’s renewable energy targets
17 July 2018
Shams Dubai program and DEWA’s initiatives to increase solar power in Dubai
22 June 2018
Solar power, an optimal source of energy in places where there is lack of water
11 June 2018
How a PV system works?
30 May 2018
Socio-Economics Benefits from Renewable Energies – MENA Region
22 May 2018
What are the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy?
18 May 2018
The transition to a fully renewable powered energy system in Southeast Asia
14 May 2018
How does solar energy work and how can it be converted into electricity ?
10 May 2018
The transition to a fully renewable powered energy system in Latam
20 April 2018
The transition to a fully renewable powered energy system in the MENA region
30 March 2018
A global transition to 100% renewable electricity is feasible
26 March 2018
Photovoltaic Energy spreads in the emerging economies. Focus on Latam countries
15 February 2018