Solar Panel Maintenance And Repair

Fronius solar inverter replacement-Twycross

As a Fronius Service Partner this enquiry originated from the Fronius help desk.  We were informed that the Fronius inverter had fault code 417 showing which indicates a DC card failure. The customer was offered a replacement DC card with a 1 year warranty or a replacement Fronius Galvo 1.5 inverter with a full 5 years’ manufacturers warranty.  In this case the customer decided it would be prudent to opt for the latest technology and have a new solar inverter. As part of the works the customer requested that the solar inverter be relocated.  It was also noted as part of our site visit that the DC isolator switch was none lockable, a regulatory requirement. This was also rectified as part of the inverter replacement/relocation work. Fronius solar inverter replacement and repair

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Leamington Spa Solar PV fault diagnosis and fix

SMA SB4000TL solar inverter - Inverter showing intermittent insulation resistance fault, (fault code 35).

C Gascoigne were recently called to a site to locate and provide solar PV fault diagnosis on a suspected fault as PV cable connectors were left unsecured in puddles of water on a roof mounted array. We are currently waiting for a dry day to re-attend and safely remedy the problem.  It was also noted whilst on site that the panels had been mounted with the diode boxes at the bottom of the panels.  This may lead to water ingress as water flows down the cables and toward the boxes instead of away from the boxes.  The array frame has also been installed directly onto the felt roof, this would benefit from being installed on rubber matting to...

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SolarEdge certified Inverter Installation and maintenance

We are delighted to announce C Gascoigne Ltd  are now  SolarEdge Certified Installers offering SolarEdge inverter installation and maintenance services.

If you are to experience any problems with your Solar Edge inverter or inverters, optimizers or power boxes, get in touch with our team of solar PV

As SolarEdge certified installers we can install, replace, fix or repair, speaking to SolarEdge on your behalf ; checking if your system is under warranty and coordinating the repair process  as easily as possible for you. We can do this on all SolarEdge systems in place of your original installer.

Contact us via telephone on 01509 341971 or via e-mail info@cgascoigne.co.uk or visit our contact page here

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Solar Panel Replacement at a Local Parish Church

We were recently approached by a local Parish Church in Loughborough who reported that they had two damaged Suntech STP245S–20/Wd solar panels on the Church roof connected to three SMA Sunny Boy inverters. The solar panels were damaged by failing masonry on the church roof which caused cracks as shown in the images below. C Gascoigne Ltd attended site with access equipment and replaced the broken panels.  The system was quickly back in production to the delight of the church parishioners as the PV system has proven to be a valuable source of revenue since being installed 5 years earlier. The impact damaged solar panel The church after the Solar Panel Replacement If you require solar panel replacement due to damage or a fault get in touch, as well as the...

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