More Tips for Solar O&M After Natural Disasters
- Jul 1, 2020 8:05 pm GMT
It’s easy to go into panic mode when severe weather like tornadoes or fires damage a solar project. Keeping some key advice in mind will limit downtime and get projects back to full operation.
Every step of remediation must build safety into the equation. From the first moments of inspecting a damaged site to the final walkthrough after restoration is complete, safety protocols are key.
Restoration projects are uniquely complicated, and few of the workers on-site will have done this kind of repair work previously. There is no off switch for a solar panel. Live wires may be dangling in unexpected locations. Heavy equipment may not be secured in place. As work progresses, new hazards may arise unexpectedly. Beware!
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