Lender’s Technical Advisory- Bid window 3 in South Africa

  Client:  Networx Energy Period:  2013 Work Networx Energy contracted 3E to act as an independent Lenders Technical Advisor in the development of a 75 MW Solar Photovoltaic facility in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. The facility was to be debt financed by Nedbank to whom 3E had duty of care. The Project[…]

Full Lender’s Technical Advisory – Kathu – Northern Cape

  Client:  Nedbank Capital & the Industrial Development Corporation Period:  2015 Work Nedbank Capital and the Industrial Development Corporation mandated 3E to act as Lender’s Technical Advisor for PV projects jointly sponsored by Guma Capital and Tozzi Renewable Energy. The projects are debt financed and 3E’s duty of care was to the appointed lenders in[…]

Lender’s Technical Advisor in Senegal

  Client:  GreenWish Partners & Senergy Period:  2015 – 2018 Work GreenWish Partners and Senergy  are developing a 20 MW solar PV in the rural community of Bokhol in Senegal. The project entails financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 20 MW ground mounted solar PV plant connected to the grid. The project benefits from[…]

Solar PV Long Term Yield Assessment for Kieszon

  Country:  Netherlands Period:  2015 Work Kieszon has appointed 3E as independent party to perform a Long Term Yield Assessment on a PV system of 4 PV rooftops with a total capacity of 981 kWp located in the Netherlands. 3E uses the best available meteorological data: geographical interpolation of long term radiation data of public[…]

Long Term Yield Assessments of Solaire Direct portfolio

  Country:  France Period:  2011 – Ongoing Work Solaire Direct has trusted 3E as technical advisor to evaluate its portfolio of projects. 3E has helped them to minimize the risks on their photovoltaic systems by calculating an estimation of the long term yield on a period of 25 years. To provide such long term prediction,[…]

Manufacturing practice assessment of Chinese manufactured solar pannels

  Country:  China Work 3E has acted as an independent technical advisor for manufacters such as ET Solar; BYD; JA Solar; UE Solar; Phono Solar; Trunsun Solar; SunFlower; Hosun Power; Jiangyin Jetion; ReneSola; Solar Best and GE Solar to assist them on the benchmarking of their solar pannels by means of product assessment. 3E PV[…]

Inverter Behaviour Assessment

Country:  Belgium Period:  2011 Work 3E worked for Fronius and Sunswitch as as an independent technical advisor to assess the actual behaviour of the Fronius inverters. Tasks consisted on a site visit, measurements analysis and checking the Fronius interpretation of the inverters behaviour. 3E also performed a calculation of energy and yield losses in order[…]

Manufacturing practice assessment in Germany

  Country:  Germany Period:  2011 Work For a confidential module manufacturer, 3E acted as an independent technical advisor to perform an independent third party assessment on solr modules for technical acceptability for grid-connected PV projects. A final report from 3E containing the assessment of the technical acceptability of the modules as produced during the plant[…]

Manufacturing practice assessment for PV pannels in Europe

  Country:  France Period:  2013 Work Sillia Energie, the French solar module producer based in France trusted 3E to act as an independent technical advisor and evaluate the technical suitability of their solar panels for grid-connected PV projects in EU. Modules under this assessment were Mono-crystalline and Multi-crystalline silicon modules. The assignment consisted on an[…]

Owner’s Engineer Services for the Kathu 75MW Solar Tracking PV Facility

  Country:  South Africa Period:  2013 Work 3E worked together with Aurecon as an owner’s engineer for a 75MW Solar PV facility near Kathu in South Africa. Tasks included: – Design review – Supervision of solar PV generation facilities construction deployed on site as appropriate. – Inspections and quality control. – Tests controls on behalf[…]