Reprinted with permission from PV Magazine, January 2016
PV magazine January 2016: Smart data from smart sources
The solar industry is coming of age. While building new capacity remains of primary focus, PV owners and developers are in parallel putting increased emphasis on the optimization of the existing fleet in order to achieve greater efficiency and asset value. Kamal Soundararajan and Ragna Schmidt-Haupt of DNV GL (formerly GL Garrad Hassan) provide an overview of recommended practices and a glimpse into the future of drones for a modernized and holistic approach to solar asset operations.