Our focus is on safe, efficient data collection and infrastructure inspection utilizing various UAV systems to meet different solar farm requirements. This focus on expert flying at the hands of our experienced aviators puts PCH Software at the forefront of security companies who provide aerial surveillance.
PCH Software aims to define a tight, digital strategy that focuses on driving Solar farms' key commercial goals. Boosting revenue, increasing efficiency, reducing cost, training staff and communicating better with local government and regulators are only a few of the business priorities vital to a solar farm project. In order to avoid spending extra money for little return, PCH Software provides a complex yet effective strategy.
PCH Software is an invaluable option for those not looking to completely outsource solutions for their business. We utilize in-house teams and or local labor and provide training and development assistance.
We take pride in our deep industry knowledge and experience in providing today’s leading solar and creative PV solutions. We provide our clients with industrial, technical, and creative experience that continuously delivers the outstanding results they expect.
Drone service providers think in terms of acres, but solar asset managers pay for services by the megawatt (MW). Older solar installations typically require 7-9 acres/MW, while newer installations only need 5 acres/MW. You should price according to the nameplate capacity, which will typically be in DC power at peak wattage (MWDC).
We recommend that thermal cameras should have a 640 x 512 resolution with a 13 mm lens. A shorter lens like the 9 mm has a slight fisheye effect, and we have to apply a correction factor to localize defects. 19 mm lenses have too narrow of a field of view for this application. The camera should be set to capture radiometric JPEGs (R-JPEGs).
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Let us help you with our proven Standard Solar Process (SSP) to stream line all aspects of your solar farm project. SSP will address all aspects of the Solar project from procurement, to engineering design, installation, maintenance.
Ask us about Raptor Solar who Maps full-service post-processing, analytics, and reporting solution for thermal and RGB (color) data created from PV system inspections. Raptor Solar has been used for site inspections as small as 200kw and sites as large as 250MW.
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“I installed two solar systems on my buildings. One for each of the independent businesses we operate. What great savings and a great company to work with! The installer did a fantastic job.” – Industrial Technologies, Inc. | Pacific, MO Business Owner
"We are very happy with our solar installation at Lake Country UU Church. The production electric meter read over 39,000 kWh so far since it was commissioned in August 2011, bringing almost $5,000 in revenue so far. Thank you again for all your help with this project.” Lake Country UU Church | Hartland, WI