Solar OM Insider on Economics of solra plant operations

Economics of Solar Plant Operations and Asset Value

Where the solar industry has experienced explosive growth, new challenges are emerging.  The maturation of this renewable energy source includes such initiatives as lowering plant maintenance costs, delivering on investor expectations to ensure investment community trust and ascribing asset value in an M&A driven market. Within these opportunities lies a pivot point.  One in which …

O&M: The Cure for Solar Plants

This article originally appeared in the SolareBusiness Newsletter, February 2015, Page 16. FROM MONITORING TO CLEANING, ADMINISTRATION AND SECURITY, THE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF SOLAR DEPENDS ON THE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES OF MAINTENANCE AND CONTROL The photovoltaic system is a power plant that can produce clean electricity in an autonomous way, saving on your bill. The initial …

EU vs US Solar O&M Insights

This article originally appeared on SolarAssetManagement.com “In Europe, the requirements for an O&M contractor are much stricter than the U.S. O&M contractors are asked to assume greater responsibilities for the operation of a solar PV asset.”— Vassilis Papaeconomou /// Managing Director, Alectris How are the U.S. and European markets different as it relates to solar …

Solar Asset Management NA

Alectris will return as a sponsor at Solar Asset Management North America, hosted by Solarplaza on 1-2 April in San Francisco! With almost 300 attendees, this two-day conference will again be the continent’s leading event with this focus. Ken Kostok, U.S./ Latin America Country Lead for Alectris will address Maintenance Best Practices on day 1 …