SEC is a solar energy and business consultancy focused on companies with a sustainability-oriented mission


In solar energy, its core competencies are technical due diligence, project management, commissioning, operations & maintenance, and performance analysis for owners, developers and lenders. The company’s aim is to help clients implement best practices along the project lifecycle to maximize performance and long-term reliability.

Services

Testing and Commissioning
• DC test review (insulation resistance,
Voc/Isc, tracker, inverter operation)

• AC test review (conductors, transformers, switchboards, circuit breakers)

• Energization and initial synchronization procedure development/review

• Handover procedure and punchlist management

• Commissioning testing, analysis and reporting
Major Equipment Procurement Bid Review
• Modules

• Structure

• Inverters / I-Houses / Power Plant Controller

• Supply agreement review for best practices
Owner / Lender’s Engineering Support
• Document review & feedback – interconnection agreement, power
purchase agreement, EPC and O&M contracts

• Design review for safety and long-term operation & maintenance

• O&M financial plan

• Energy modeling and initial layout using PVsyst, PlantPredict, SunDAT, Sketchup
Asset Management
• O&M best practices implementation

• Performance analysis and optimization

• Subcontractor and vendor management

• Equipment troubleshooting

• Warranty and insurance management

• Compliance of contractual obligations

• Reporting
Construction Oversight / Management
• Owner’s on site representative to manage construction progress

• Verify best practices and construction quality

• Verify compliance of construction with design documents

• Track milestone progress; review EPC submittals
Business Consulting
• Market research

• Business and financial model development

• Technology commercialization strategy (based on TRL)

• Ideation-validation-iteration process

• Pitch presentation support

• Culture and leadership best practices

• Capital needs assessment

• Lean problem solving and process implementation

Notable Projects

SIZE (MWDC): 828

SCOPE: Lender’s engineer. Technical due diligence, construction monitoring, commissioning review

REGION: Mexico

TYPE: Ground-mount single-axis tracker
SIZE (MWDC): 260

SCOPE: Lender’s engineer. Technical due diligence, construction monitoring, commissioning review

REGION: Mexico

TYPE: Ground-mount single-axis tracker
SIZE (MWDC): 198

SCOPE: Lender’s engineer. Technical due diligence, construction monitoring, commissioning review

REGION: Mexico

TYPE: Ground-mount single-axis tracker
SIZE (MWDC): 50

SCOPE: Lender’s engineer, construction monitoring, commissioning report.

REGION: Jamaica

TYPE: Ground-mount fixed tilt


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