Alectris Solar OM Insider Impact of Orange Button on solar software

Orange Button’s Impact on Solar Asset Management Software

Analogous to the impact of GAAP accounting protocols on financial reporting, the Orange ButtonSM Initiative is working to standardize and streamline solar data. Orange ButtonSM is a Department of Energy SunShot funded program that started in 2016. Delivery partners affirm two critical areas of impact, finance and operations and maintenance (O&M) use cases. Transporting data …

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 …

SolarPower Europe Drives Solar Performance with O&M Best Practices

The drive to create standardized best practices for solar operations, maintenance and asset management is a fast-moving effort around the globe.  Organizations are working with a wide variety of industry stakeholders to mitigate plant operational risk and increase performance by creating standardized best practices. With the oldest fleet of solar photovoltaic plants globally, it is …

7 Best Practices for Utility Scale Solar Operations, Maintenance and Asset Management

Solar power systems are taking their place alongside traditional energy generation resources for utilities across America.  Building on a long-standing heritage of creating safely produced, competitively priced and dependably available electricity, utility executives are perfecting solar PV operations and maintenance (O&M) and asset management (AM).  They are getting help from the maturing O&M market in …