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Introduction to Soils on Ground Mount Solar Projects- 1 NABCEP CE

Jul 17, 202011:00am MDT1 hour

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Join us for this presentation as we describe the importance of knowing the soils on solar projects and how they can affect the project. It covers the basic types of soils and the engineering classification of them. It goes into detail on what geotechnical reports investigation methods are used, soil tests, positive and negatives in reports, and examples of what not to use. It then discusses the foundations used, the positives and negatives of the foundation options, and the design approach for them. Lastly, it discusses some issues with soils including corrosion, clay heave, and frost heave.