Sinovoltaics Webinar Series

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Webinar 1: Contract Optimization for Solar PV Module Procurement

During this webinar you'll learn about:

  • Most common quality defects in 2019 based on real data, and how to prevent these
  • Which PV module quality issues can be prevented with Contract Optimization
  • 10 crucial types of protective clauses to include in your procurement contracts
  • Quality standards and how to use them to your best advantage
  • Balance between strict quality criteria and manufacturing reality
  • How to enforce the contract clauses you have signed with the PV module manufacturer
  • Delays and how to prevent them: manage strict timelines
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Webinar 2: Insurance Based On Quality Assurance

During this webinar you'll learn about:

  • What insurance considerations to make during the development phases of a PV project.
  • What are the type of insurance options.
  • How to reduce risks and turn any PV project bankable.
  • Technical Due Diligence and insurance combined.
  • How Quality Assurance at the PV factories is performed.
  • Advantages of combining Quality & Insurance for PV projects.
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How to turn PV projects bankable using high quality components.

Webinar 3: PV Warranty Risk Management

During this webinar you'll learn about:
  • Consequences of Covid-19 lockdowns on warranty-related risks of PV modules
  • What is the Warranty Risk of Solar?
  • How do I source warranty-insured PV modules?
  • How to ensure and guarantee that warranty insurance protects my project?
  • What are the traps and pitfalls, that I should be aware of?
  • How can I address additional requirements for insurance?
  • Can I blindly trust the warranty terms on solar modules?
  • Key warranty clauses to review when developing PV projects.
Pitfalls to avoid for PV project developers.

Webinar 4: Prevent Underperformance? Essential Cabling Tips (For PV Installations)

  • Top 20 technical failures based on financial impact
  • What is the relevance of high-quality cabling to the long-term success of a PV system? 
  • What are the technical issues and their root cause? 
  • The failure patterns and consequences in PV systems 
  • The common mistakes in installations
  • What are the consequences/ risk on safety, efficiency (LCOE)? 
  • Learn about cabling failures and their financial impact on PV installations. 
Key factors for successful cabling of PV installations.

Webinar 5: PV Asset Optimization & Quality Assurance

    During this Webinar you’ll learn more about:
    • How underperforming solar assets can be brought back on track
    • Identification of low performance and safety risks
    • Real case studies of underperforming PV assets in Europe, incl. defect back-sheets of solar modules
    • Evaluation of the causes of underperformance 
    • How quality issues can be prevented for future projects
    • Early-stage quality control during procurement
    • Most common defects found at the PV factories in 2021

Webinar 6: Energy Storage - Latest Trends in Smart Batteries and Risk Management

    During this Webinar you’ll learn more about:
    • What makes a battery smart
    • Applications and use cases of smart batteries
    • Smart battery key benefits and arbitrage
    • Current market trends
    • Best practices and latest trends in risk management

Webinar 7: Energy Storage Market, Applications and ESS Factory Audits

    During this Webinar you’ll learn more about:
    • The current state of the Energy Storage market and applications
    • Energy Storage market and applications latest evolutions and future developments
    • How Renewable Energy and Fossil Fuels compare
    • Electrification of Transportation
    • PV, BESS, and Charging Systems
    • Factory audits of Battery Cell factories

Webinar 8: String Inverter Quality and Reliability, Best Practices in Risk Management

    During this Webinar you’ll learn more about:
    • Common inverter quality challenges and issues
    • Inverter manufacturer qualification strategies
    • Quality assurance: technical compliance and key tests
    • Inverter performance reliability
    • Inverter quality control procedures at manufacturers

Webinar 9: Sinovoltaics EL Mass Analysis Software: 100% Detection of Micro Cracks at The PV Factories

During this Webinar you’re learn about:

  • What is Electroluminescence (EL) Imaging and how is it performed
  • EL standards: factory standards and how to implement a standard more favourable for the Buyer
  • SELMA v1.7: how your company can benefit from our in-house EL software 
  • 32.1MW + 26.8MW Tier 1 Case Studies
  • 100MW free analysis trial Give-Away!

Webinar 10: Risk Mitigation Strategies for Utility-Scale ESS Projects

During this Webinar you’ll learn more about:

  • Energy storage risk transfer
  • Long-term warranty risk
  • Technical due diligence
  • Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) for ESS equipment
  • Energy storage market trends
  • ESS risk management procedures at manufacturers