The 1C4PV project has been initiated to face the main challenges of the PV industry and to provide an integrated platform for cost reduction and revenue optimization for PV plants based on advanced and automated functions for data analysis, fault detection, diagnosis and operations and maintenance (O&M) recommendations. The integrated platform will be demonstrated in real operating environment and it is expected to manage the complete process of acquisition and standardization of plant data on a cloud platform, validate and clean the information received, identify failures and performance problems, generate recommendations for maintenance and prioritize actions and follow-up. This is an industry-driven demonstration project which combines the research expertise of a well reputated research group (FOSS of the UCY), an industrial partner specialized in information systems for monitoring and control of renewables (ISOTROL) and an O&M company for solar plants (TEGNATIA).
"The project is supported under the umbrella of SOLAR-ERA.NET Cofund by the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) in Spain, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and the Research and Innovation Foundation in Cyprus. SOLAR-ERA.NET is supported by the European Commission within the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation HORIZON 2020 (Cofund ERA-NET Action, N°691664).