Avenston provides professional consultancy services – Owner’s Engineering Services for Solar PV Projects covering project construction supervision, design review, commissioning, project&contract management and acceptance tests to achieve cost and operational efficiency. Our team are experienced in the design and supervision of construction and commissioning of solar projects including utility scale and rooftop solar PV systems, civil/mechanical structures, grid interconnection, and other appurtenant works. We not only presenting the project owner’s interests in contract implementation in front of the solar EPC-contractor during all phases of project (pre-construction phase, construction phase and commissioning phase), but also do interface with Electricity Distribution Entities on the technical requirements for the solar PV systems that should be considered by the EPC contractors with focus on the interconnection facilities.
The objectives of our services are ensuring that the project is implemented with a high standards of quality, on schedule, and within the budget, in accordance of the specifications and drawings of the EPC contract and within the requirements of grid operators to which the PV systems will be connected. Usually, the following activities are performed by Avenston:
For effective implementation, our work is carried out by a fully integrated team of staff consisting of the Project Manager, own staff/experts, and any needed locally hired manpower. Our team operates as an independent and self-sufficient entity with the Project Manager entrusted with full responsibility and authority to act on behalf of the Consultant. The services are implementing in a way to ensure full management and control of the project. The construction management, construction supervision including monitoring of the environmental, social and health issues are carried out from within the site.
The focal point of project organization is the Project Manager, the principal contact and communication channel with the Customer. The Project Manager has total project responsibility for the work and for providing the requisite leadership, direction, and supervision. He exercises all standard management functions including planning, scheduling, reporting, directing, organizing, and controlling; and is involved in key technical activities to achieve maximum efficiency and benefit to Project. We also provide an experienced quality control manager who is responsible on following up with the contractor on all quality related issues of the project including, but not limited to: the review/approval of the quality control plan submitted by the contractor, follow up on all aspects of the approved QA/QC plan, inspection of material/equipment delivered, review and approve testing procedures submitted by the contractor and witness all tests made. All engineering staff reports to the project manager. Our team is able to communicate fluently in English Language.
Avenston company has knowledge and previous experience in Owner Engineering Services for Solar Projects as well as substantial previous experience in dealing with contractual matters and contract claims (including under FIDIC conditions) both for centralized utility scale solar and distributed rooftop solar PV systems.