Maintenance Package / Solar water pumping system

Power Providers provides the Maintenance support service to its clients who wish their system (s) to be serviced. .

Scope of Service: Maintenance Package

The desired outcome for all packages is the same:

Desired outcome:

The desired outcome of the maintenance of the System is

1) to check for any current or potential problems and apply an immediate fix when possible

2) provide the client with a good understanding of the current state of the system and potential future adjustments/costs and

3) ensure that the individual(s) assigned system operator/maintenance oversight are capable of good usage and intermittent servicing of the system until the next scheduled service.

Maintenance Package : Solar Water Pumping System

The following tasks will be performed as part of this Maintenance Package:

  • Visual inspection and physical checking of solar modules, solar array mounting system, pump controller and associated wiring, grounding, switchgear and piping
  • Check solar module output in full sun to confirm functionality
  • Check pump output in full sun conditions
  • Check client water meter records (if available) for daily water capacity requirements
  • Check controller function with focus on run dry and tank full protection
  • Check status and functionality of:
    • surge arresters (where installed)
    • pump safety cable
    • non return (check) valves (where fitted)
    • ‘powerpack’ (where installed)

The following materials will be supplied (when required):

  • Necessary (measurement) tools to perform tasks outlined above

The following training will be provided on-site (when required):

  • Follow up training on system management and maintenance will be given when appropriate.

A report will be provided with, as a minimum, the following details/information:

Observations Measurements
Status of different components Array output amperage and voltage
Maintenance and tasks performed Pump Output in Full Sun
Recommendation on:  Pictures of:
System Maintenance System anomalies that can be illustrated photographically
Follow up requirements to findings from maintenance intervention

Not included in this Maintenance Package:

Please note that the following list of items/tasks, which is not exhaustive, will not be serviced or provided for, unless these are included under the specifications of another Maintenance Package:

  • Irregular service calls