Located in the northwestern part of Miyagi Prefecture in Japan, Osaki City has a varied topography and abundant resources, ranging from mountains accompanied by clouds and mist, to calm and quiet lakes and swamps, to dense forests, which together constitute a side of natural wonders. Because of its unique natural conditions, also makes Osaki became the local to promote the sustainable development of new energy options, PV is representative of the development of its energy transition.
In order to effectively play the role of PV new energy substitution, fully release the strength of energy production of PV power station, reduce the cost of operation and maintenance of PV power station, Osaki for the first time introduced SKYSYS PV AI system, in order to explore the establishment of a fully automated, unmanned, intelligent PV power station operation and maintenance of the new model.
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What are the difficulties in inspecting mountain PV power station in Osaki ?
For Osaki's 25-acre PV station field, in the past, manpower management was mainly used as the operation and maintenance method, which brought obvious drawbacks.
|High surface undulation: First of all, the mountain PV power station is set up on a hillside, with high surface undulation, complex terrain, and the station area is far away from the main road, which brings difficulties to the daily maintenance work of the staff.
|Exuberant vegetation: At the same time, the vegetation around the PV panels is dense, the weeds and shrubs not only affect the daily power generation of the PV panels, but also bring about the panel shadow will produce hot spot defects, which will lead to damage to the PV panels in the long run, reduce the service life of the PV panels, and even cause fires, which will bring a lot of safety hazards to the PV system.
|Many blind spots and large errors in inspection: PV panels are installed over a wide range of areas, and O&M personnel are prone to blind spots in inspection, which causes omissions and affects the overall power generation efficiency. Operation and maintenance personnel need to constantly repeat the action of climbing-overhauling, due to the high degree of repetition of operations,individual professional degree of differences, physical strength gap is not controllable, and other factors, inspection error is difficult to avoid, failing to form a professional, standardized, unified scientific management system.
So how does SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR overcome the problems of many blind spots, different inspection standards, and inefficiencies at mountain PV power station? See the breakdown below.
Why Osaki chooses SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR for its PV power station?
Japan is an industrialized powerhouse, with the government and entrepreneurs under the dual promotion of the establishment of a set of mature and complete manufacturing systems. In this context, Japan's photovoltaic inspection model is still in the "low-end bureau", and the highly developed industrial model does not match. After careful investigation, we found that this is mainly due to Japan's small population, and shortage of human resources, so it is difficult to have a large number of flyers supplied to PV power station for inspection work.
At the same time, the training cost of drone pilots is high, the skill requirements for dealing with complex scenarios such as mountainous PV power station have increased, and the time and energy invested in the process have risen dramatically.
The shortage of manpower, high cost, and high technical requirements have caused the inspection mode of PV power station in Osaki to lag far behind the current pace of industrial development.
As a one-stop management platform, SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR took over the work of drone flyers and tailored a fully automated flight mode for the drones, which strongly solved the problem of manpower shortage. Before the drone performs the task, the operation and maintenance personnel only need to plan the flight route for the drone online through SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR AI system, that is to say, complete the preparation work before the drone takes off.
After take-off, the drone enters the full-automatic autonomous flight state, and the drone flies directly over the target scene for inspection according to the planned route, overcoming the terrain obstruction of mountainous PV power station, flexibly resolving the two-dimensional short board of ground inspection, overlooking the dynamics of PV stations globally, and seamlessly scanning the state of any panel, effectively simplifying the inspection action, and saving the inspection time.
During the flight process, the UAV utilizes SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR's ground-like flight technology and obtains elevation information through orthophoto acquisition technology to set the fixed height of the fuselage and the known three-dimensional terrain, so that the UAV maintains a constant elevation difference with the target features during the mission and flexibly safeguards the safety of the UAV's flight operations.
After the acquisition, the user conducts intelligent analysis based on the data results exported by the drone, accurately discovering and identifying the defects and hidden dangers of the PV panels, and analyzing the hot spots, stripes, shading, diodes, and other problems generated by the panels, thus forming a fully automatic and unmanned full-process inspection mode.
At the end of the inspection, the system will automatically generate an inspection report for operation and maintenance personnel to carry out comprehensive management, realizing the cyclical maintenance of Osaki PV power station, vertically comparing the status of the PV power station, so as to complete the targeted operation and maintenance of PV power station, prolonging the service life of the PV panels with high quality, and assisting in the continuity and stability of new energy delivery.
From the data point of view, Osaki mountain PV power station after the introduction of the SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR, the overall operation and maintenance of time and labor costs have been significantly reduced. Traditional operation and maintenance of a few days under a staff to complete the work, now the drone in the SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR support from the flight collection to the results of the export can be completed in the morning, PV inspection efficiency significantly improved, while the PV module fault detection check rate and check the accuracy rate of more than 90%, security improved 10-20 times, quality and quantity to achieve effective inspection of PV power station, smooth operation.
The landing of SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR in Osaki, Japan is an important step for SKYSYS new energy inspection system to go out of China. The SKYSYS intention in the world carbon reduction demand continues to rise under the trend, in the global new energy transformation more and more strong push, through the self-developed technology will China power to the world, let the world see China production, China research, and development, made in China of China science and technology.
下一步，星逻智能将致力于把星逻驭光推广至全亚洲乃至全球的光伏巡检市场，着眼于让更多用户体验到无人机智能光伏巡检系统的魅力，让世界感受到“Made In China”的强劲实力，以无人机“黑科技”为我国在世界科技发展的潮头中注入持续进取，奋勇当前的不懈力量。
The next step, the SKYSYS will be committed to the SKYSYS PV INSPECTOR to promote to the whole of Asia and even the global PV inspection market, focusing on letting more users experience the charm of the drone intelligent PV inspection system so that the world can feel the strong strength of the "Made In China", with the drone "black science and technology "Injecting China unremitting power of continuous progress and courage into the tide of the world's scientific and technological development.