SOLAR PV SCADA SYSTEMS 

Solar PV SCADA System’s will perform data acquisition, monitoring
and control functions ensuring reliability.

Solar PV SCADA solutions is an open architecture that can be compatible and accessible with most off-the-shelf hardware and software components, allowing complete freedom to perform upgrades and maintenance throughout the systems lifespan.

Solar PV SCADA Solution Overview

Solar PV SCADA HMI Graphical Screens:

      • Web-based
      • Customizable
      • Allows for changes in settings and control modes
      • POI data: MW, MVar, Voltages, Currents
      • Breaker Control
      • Inverter Auto/Manual – Start/Stop control
      • Inverter data: MW, MVar, Voltages, Currents
      • Site Controller for real and reactive power commands in compliance with LGIA and PPA
      • Alarms and Events

Solar PV SCADA Power Plant Controller Functionalities:

 

  • Active Power Control (Control modes adjusted per market: CAISO, MISO, ERCOT).
  • AGC – Active Power Curtailment & Limit Control: irradiance ramp control, max POI limit regulation, ramp rate control
  • Setpoint Ramp Rate
  • Site Output Ramp Rate Control
  • Frequency Response
  • Automatic Voltage Regulation with various control modes:
  • Reactive Power Control Mode
  • Power Factor Control Mode
  • Voltage Control Mode (Droop)
  • Voltage Control Mode (setpoint)
  • Ramp Rate Control and Reactive Limits
  • Capacitor and Inductor Bank Control
  • Custom site/Utility/AHJ specific requirements
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Hardware:

  • Emerson RX3i – PLC (Redundant as optional)
  • Full 19” SCADA rack with PPC – SCADA Server-Historian Server, Firewall, root Switches, Fiber and Cable management
  • Field communication enclosures (Field switches – Remote I/O, Fiber and cable management
  • MET Stations

Software:

  • Inductive Automation – Ignition HMI + Perspective
  • Canary Labs Historian
  • Emerson Machine Edition (PPC programing)
  • Kepware

 

On-site Integration & Testing:

  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
  • On-site commissioning support
  • Site Acceptance Testing (SAT)
  • Remote engineering and testing support through COD and Energization

Operator Training:

  • Remote, site specific SCADA system training (hardware and software)
  • Additional training options available upon request

On-going Maintenance and Support:

  • Remote, site specific SCADA system training (hardware and software)
  • Additional training options available upon request
  • Telephonic support
  • Monitored email support
  • Remote assistance using remote desktop and a virtual private network
  • Planned or emergency on-site support
  • Quarterly system health check

Battery Manufacturer Experience
(Sample OEMS):