How are solar panel cleaning events being determined currently?

How do you determine when you should clean?

Everyone in the industry has a different opinion about this but everyone agrees that solar panel cleaning frequency is and should be specific to each PV site.  Solar panel cleaning optimization is 100% site specific.

Here are some options. 

Human Visuals – When they look dirty we call the solar pane cleaning company. 

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Warranty – it’s important to note that your solar panel warranty may stipulate that your panels are only covered if they are properly maintained. For example, if you don’t clean your solar panels regularly and built-up debris cuts their useful life short, then your warranty may not cover it.

Set Schedule – “the dry season”

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Guestimate Tool – Inhouse spreadsheet

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Performance loss via Inverter Calculation

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PV Soiling Monitor

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