This guidance note details the technical specification required for the capture and reporting of on-site solar data via online environmental data management systems (EDMS).
The installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems is common practice during the construction and expansion of healthcare capital projects, as well as retrofitting on existing healthcare facilities.
The Victorian Health Building Authority requires:
automated capture of nett generation data from on-site solar PV systems
reporting into the online EDMS regardless of how the solar PV system is funded.
This reporting is configured through the inverter. Inverters installed after 2015 should have the capability to meet the requirements. Where older inverters do not have the capability to meet the requirements, reporting can be delayed until the inverter is replaced.
This guidance note includes:
Step 1: inform VHBA of your solar PV system details