Whether utilizing the correct equipment to facilitate a successful solar farm project or figuring out more complex applications like compensating for any capacitive-reactive energy (created by buried cable runs), solar farm operators and contractors require an engineered solution from a trusted partner that not only understands their business, but also budgetary and regulatory needs. United Rentals helps solar contractors, operators and owners win in an increasingly complex operating environment.
United Rentals Electrical Solutions group has decades of experience in grid simulation projects ranging from a few hundred kW to more than 20MW and from low voltage to utility distribution voltages. Whether it's the end of the year or a commercial operation date is fast approaching and the power grid isn’t available in time, we can help you stay on schedule.
Networkable Resistive Load Bank, 100kW
Networkable Resistive Load Bank, 265kW
Networkable Resistive Load Bank, 400kW
Mobile Load Bank Solutions
Networkable Resistive Load Bank, 1,250kW
500/1,000 VDC 1,000 amp Load Bank
Resistive/Reactive Load Bank, 1.8 MVA
Resistive/Reactive Load Bank, 3.3 MVA
Resistive/Reactive Load Bank, 3.7 MVA
Resistive/Reactive Load Bank, 6.25 MVA
Transformation and Distribution
Distribution "I-Line" Panel, 200 amps
Transformer, 5,000/7,000 kVA, 5/15kV to 480V
5/15kV 1,200-amp Breaker with SEL Relay
A large utility company was facing an inability to commission their wind farm because utility grid power was not going to be available in time to test the system. If they were not able to test in time, they risked losing tax credits for commissioning before the cut-off dates. United Rentals Electrical Solutions group was brought in to provide the necessary equipment to test the wind farm.
The United Rentals team quickly went to work, utilizing a load bank and multiple generators to apply load to the system and prove out the workings of the design. The quick turnaround allowed the company to test prior to the looming cut-off dates and thereby receive the tax credits before grid power was available.