Clean Energy Associates (CEA), a solar and storage technical advisory firm, provides quality assurance and independent engineering solutions worldwide. We serve financial institutions, project developers, EPCs, IPPs, and power plant owners. From our base in China, CEA’s quality control engineers travel worldwide to conduct upstream in-factory technical evaluations, including factory audits, production monitoring and pre-shipment product inspections. Our US-based product management and engineering (IE/OE) teams provide support throughout the project life cycle, from upstream supply chain management and supplier benchmarking, to downstream system design, construction, commissioning, performance assessment, re-power and optimization as well as warranty support. We serve the solar and storage industries through our expertise in PV modules, racking, inverters and energy storage systems. Since 2008, CEA has reduced buyers’ risks and improved returns on investments via quality assurance, technical and financial due diligence and engineering services covering more than 25 GW in over 35 countries.