EcoSmart tasked DNV KEMA to estimate capital costs and perform an energy estimate for the SunMine project, based on a a 2MW DC ground mount vertical axis tracker system.
Based on costs as of August 2013, DNV KEMA estimated capital costs for construction of the site, and expects these to be approximately $1.83 per Wp (based on August 2013 costs)
DNV KEMA developed an energy forecast for this site using the commercially available modelling software PVsyst. DNV KEMA expects the first-year energy delivery to be 3,891 megawatt-hours. (about 3.9 kWh/a).
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DNV KEMA is headquartered in Arnhem, Netherlands with operations in 30 countries. Its core business is risk and performance evaluation of clean energy projects worldwide ($258 million net sales in 2011).
The report was produced by DNV-KEMA San Francisco office, which is DNV KEMA’s global Centre of Excellence in solar energy, power transmission and grid integration for renewable energy.