Common PV performance benchmarks set to boost O&M transparency Alectris in PV Insider

Common PV performance benchmarks set to boost O&M transparency

Article originally appeared in PV Insider. A new European report has provided a basis for standardized PV performance indicators but more detailed metrics will be required to maximize the gains from an increasingly competitive Operations and Maintenance sector, experts told PV Insider. While much of the utility-scale PV sector is embracing performance benchmarks in order …

What does it take for solar installers to provide O&M services? Alectris Solar Power World

What does it take for solar installers to provide O&M services?

Article originally appeared in Solar Power World. Global solar installations are expected to reach 321 GW by the end of 2016, exceeding 756 GW by 2025. As the world’s inventory of solar PV assets grows, it is not surprising to see those industries related to post-installation—operations, maintenance and asset management—exploding as well. This explosion of …

Reducing risk in the secondary solar market

Article originally appeared in PV Tech Power Magazine. O&M due diligence  |  Emanuele Tacchino of Alectris outlines the lessons learned from the major solar secondary markets for helping investors utilise due diligence phase operations and maintenance (O&M) expertise to hedge risk and increase long-term profitability of their asset acquisitions Following the grid connection rush, several …

Asset Management and O&M in Spain

Article originally appeared in Solar Novus Today. Alectris, a leading global solar asset care innovation firm, and Optimal Sun, a solar photovoltaic operations and maintenance specialist in Spain, announced their alliance to offer energy optimization strategies for the country’s roughly 4.7 gigawatt’s (GWs) of installed photovoltaic plants. The center point of the alliance is the Alectris …

Who’s Minding the Plant?

Solar Site Security:  O&M providers differ on the importance of providing site security for PV facilities. Article originally appeared in Solar Industry Magazine. The operations and maintenance (O&M) services market for the solar sector is growing along with the boom in installed capacity. The lucrative field, with its promise of recurring revenue streams, is attracting …