History of IEEE Standard 1547

  IEEE Standard 1547 (1547) was recently revised to update the testing standards and procedures for critical power-generation systems. The standard was originally published in 2003 as a voluntary industry … Continue reading “History of IEEE Standard 1547”


Top Considerations for Solar Farm Testing with Load Banks

The U.S. is experiencing a boom in solar farms, and consequently, solar commissioning. During 2016, analysts estimated operators installed 14 gigawatts of solar panels, and 70% of these installations were … Continue reading “Top Considerations for Solar Farm Testing with Load Banks”


Load Testing for Solar Farms

Operators of newly constructed solar farms need to begin producing commercial power as quickly as possible. Using load bank rental solutions to expedite the solar commissioning process helps EPC firms … Continue reading “Load Testing for Solar Farms”


Case Study — How a Solar Farm Used Load Bank Testing to Simulate the Grid

By relying on load bank testing for the solar commissioning of its facilities, E Light Electric, a renewable energy company, realized major benefits. E Light Electric specializes in constructing large-scale … Continue reading “Case Study — How a Solar Farm Used Load Bank Testing to Simulate the Grid”


ComRent Grid Emulation and Witness Testing for Solar PV Power Plants

Solar PV power plants must test each operational element of the inverters and solar modules to be properly commissioned and connected to the grid. Testing quickly helps to meet production … Continue reading “ComRent Grid Emulation and Witness Testing for Solar PV Power Plants”


Alternative Commissioning for Solar PV Power Plants

To meet production deadlines and begin producing commercial power as quickly as possible, the complete solar PV power plants, including the operation of the inverters and solar modules, must be … Continue reading “Alternative Commissioning for Solar PV Power Plants”


PV Solar Facility Commissioning: Save Time and Money Using Load Bank Testing

Designing and building a solar energy plant is a capital-intensive project that requires coordination of labor, components, schedules and regulatory compliance which produces costs in the millions of dollars. According … Continue reading “PV Solar Facility Commissioning: Save Time and Money Using Load Bank Testing”

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