Construction

Construction

SOLON’s in-house project managers, estimators, electricians, and civil crews perform or manage the following activities:

Electrical

  • Electrical excavation, backfill
    o Potholing
    o Concrete and asphalt restoration
    o Directional drilling
  • Electrical conduit and wire installation
  • Module mechanical and electrical installation
  • Inverter mechanical and electrical installation
  • Wire management
  • Panelboard, transformer, and AC gear installation
  • Monitoring and weather station installation
  • Canopy lighting
  • Interconnection certification & special inspections
  • Service entrance upgrades
  • Utility transfer trip equipment

Structural

  • Pile / caisson survey, excavation, and installation
  • Concrete forms
  • Racking installation including all fabrication, field welding
  • Structure grounding
  • Painting
  • All special inspections

General

  • Daily safety orientations
  • Weekly construction meetings
  • Mobilization, site fencing, and facilities
  • Tree removal
  • Grading, grubbing
  • All AHJ, utility, and special inspections

Commissioning

  • Full owner closeout packet
  • Module string curve tracing
  • NREL and ASTM performance testing
  • Megger testing
  • Inverter commissioning
  • DAS / SCADA commissioning and calibration