Building solar energy and microgrid systems for your facilities is a great way to provide energy security and resiliency and to generate energy savings. System components typically have no moving parts, long useful life, and generally require very little maintenance. However, long-term preventative maintenance should always be considered when planning to build energy resiliency into a facility with a microgrid, or even with just a solar energy system.
Because these systems provide valuable savings and secure energy for critical facilities the small additional cost for ongoing preventative maintenance services is often well worth it. Consider these tips for maximizing system performance through preventative maintenance:
Investing in a solar energy system is a great way to reduce energy cost savings by generating your own electricity. However, solar systems are expected to last 40 or more years. So, doing your due diligence up front to select the best solar contractor is essential. You don't want to be stuck with an under performing 40 year investment after selecting the wrong contractor.