Cost Comparison Calculator

Fill out your numbers below to see the difference between the Osprey PowerPlatform and a Conventional Foundation System. Click "Calculate Now" at the bottom to see the results! 1

Your System Size (Watts)* 
# of Laborers*  
Skilled Labor Rate*  
$(e.g., installing foundation/piers, foreman, driving heavy equipment, etc.)
Non-Skilled Labor Rate*  
$(e.g., installing racking, solar panels)
Conventional Foundation Installation
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# of Days:

In the boxes below, enter the number of days required to complete each activity.

Total Cost

Total Cost:

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Cost per Watt
Racking and solar panels
In the # DAYS box to the right, type in the total time required to install racking and panels, given the number of laborers inputed above.
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Foundations/Piers
In the # DAYS box to the right, include the total days required for procurement, mobilization and installation.
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Geotechnical Survery
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Concrete pad for inverters*, pre-installation pull test, pull test equipment costs, stormwater prevention plan (SWPP), additional concrete and rebar, travel expenses to purchase additional materials, etc.

*The Osprey PowerPlatform mounts inverters on the platform itself, thereby eliminating the need for concrete.

 
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Osprey PowerPlatform Installation Total
Osprey PowerPlatform units assemble onsite using standard power hand tools: impact tool, percussion hammer drill, portable power generator and load testkit. The # DAYS to install the Osprey includes installing the racking, solar panels, earth anchors, and conducting the pull "load" test using only non-skilled labor. The non-skilled labor rate used to calculate the savings is based on the non-skilled labor rate first entered above.
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