Solar Performance Analyst
TGRC is working with a leading IPP who are looking for a Solar Performance Analyst to join the company’s Performance Team.
Within this role you will be focusing on improving the performance and monitoring of the company’s operational solar assets using a data centered approach making use of their secondary level SCADA. This role will include a varied range of analysis tasks.
Developing and undertaking analyses of solar assets to monitor performance and identify, realize, and validate opportunities for improvement.
Providing technical support to the company’s regional Asset Management teams in identifying and remedying performance issues
Engaging with third party operational monitoring and performance analysis providers to manage data inputs, scope of service, deliverables, and achievement of desired results - including supporting asset managers in the actioning of any identified performance improvement opportunities.
Supporting the development, use and reporting of operational performance KPIs through the company’s various SCADA and reporting systems.
Conducting long-term operational energy yield reforecasts for the company’s existing portfolio assets.
Developing operational test procedures to monitor performance and identify issues, e.g. I-V curve tracing, electroluminescence, drone thermography, module laboratory testing
Supporting contractual performance testing, including contractual specification, data monitoring/quality assurance and performance analysis covering:
Solar capacity tests
Solar performance ratio (PR) tests
2+ years’ experience in operational solar analysis/performance review
Experience of SCADA systems and data, e.g., systems like Nispera, CanaryLabs, GPM, Greenbyte, Isotrol, BaxEnergy, MeteoControl
Ability to programme and run ad-hoc analysis, e.g., proficient in use of Excel, Python, R, or similar.
Experience of solar software tools and data, e.g., PVsyst, PVlib, MERRA2, ERA5, SolarGIS, or similar.
Degree level qualification or equivalent experience in renewables, engineering, physics, maths, computing or similar
Experience in asset management advantageous
Experience in identifying and remedying common performance issues for operational solar projects, for example through technical asset management.
Willingness to travel internationally.
Excellent communication skills - fluent English. Spanish language a significant advantage
If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Elanza Loedolff below.