Infrared Photovoltaic System Survey

An Infrared Photovoltaic System Survey is performed to detect and document the thermal patterns of solar panels while they are in operation. Performed regularly, infrared inspections of photovoltaic systems can help reduce maintenance costs and improve efficiency.

Similar photovoltaic components, operating under similar conditions, should exhibit the same thermal or infrared patterns. Unusual thermal patterns may indicate a potential problem involving a panel or cell. Typical problems detected during an Infrared Photovoltaic System Survey include:

  • Defective cells within panels
  • Faulty wiring or equipment
  • Partially shaded or obstructed panels
  • Debris or Dirt on the panels

Infrared Photovoltaic System Surveys should be planned as part of:

  • P/PM Program
  • Shutdown Preparation
  • Commissioning
  • Quality Assuranceinfrared photovoltaic system survey from Jersey Infrared Consultants

A leader in commercial and industrial Surveys for 30 years, Jersey Infrared Consultants has been instrumental in pioneering this new application for Infrared Thermography. Members of our staff have co-authored the current industry standards covering Infrared Inspections of Photovoltaic Systems.

Our experienced Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographers® perform Infrared Photovoltaic System Surveys with state-of-the-art equipment, wearing the appropriate PPE, and in compliance with current industry standards.