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Pre-construction engineering in solar

A one-stop shop for all your solar energy project’s technical needs from an independent, reliable and bankable partner.

The solar industry is evolving fast. New technologies are continually emerging, while codes and standards change rapidly. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in solar technology, our Pre-construction engineering services ensure you always have access to the most up-to-date resources for assessing, evaluating and optimizing solar plant design.

From site evaluation to development
We offer a holistic service can be tailored to your needs, no matter where you are in the development lifecycle. Our services include:

  • Site evaluation
    • Identifying sites to maximize your return on investment
    • Constraints maps detailing the developable area
    • Preliminary site plans and energy production estimates
    • Site ranking tools for comparing sites
  • Site development
    • Technology selection
    • Permit process support
    • Grid interconnection support
    • Site layout and facility design optimization
  • After permitting
    • Design drawings to solicit EPC bids

In addition, a thorough engineering design process helps push your design solution envelope even further. We assess what you need at the beginning, and help you throughout the project lifecycle.

Working with you, globally
Our expert team has over 20 years’ experience in the solar industry around the world. They bring extensive know-how in the latest innovative solar energy technologies. Being independent, we work closely with you to provide completely impartial advice on design energy optimization for your specific plant.

I have very much appreciated the organized, structured and professional manner in which the team at DNV undertakes its work, supported by a sense of humor and flexibility to deal with realities presenting itself in the African market. DNV’s response to my comments on the technical report was beyond my expectations, clearly demonstrating that they want to provide their customers with real and tangible value.

  • Dr. Hanna H. Klein ,
  • VP Research and Project Management ,
  • Gigawatt Global

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