Photovoltaic operations expert, Laks M. Sampath, named to key management position for global solar asset care innovation firm, Alectris
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 9 September 2015: Alectris, a leading global solar asset care innovation firm, today announced the appointment of Laks M. Sampath as Country Manager for the U.S. and Latin American territories.
Sampath’s solar photovoltaic expertise covers a wide range of installation sizes, types and terrains. These include sites ranging from 2KW to 20MW; residential, commercial and utility scale construction and design through full commissioning responsibilities. Geographically his expertise encompasses the U.S., Mexico and Italy.
Prior to his position with Alectris, he served as the Director, Operations and Maintenance at NRG Home Solar. His industry career encompasses work with leading firms in the solar industry including Trina Solar, NeoZyte, Inc. and SPG Solar, Inc. He is regularly featured as a speaker for industry forums including Solar Power International, Solar Power Generation, PV America, Sandia Lab Reliability conferences and the Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Symposium. Sampath participates in the SunSpec solar industry standardization initiatives.
Sampath is a mechanical engineering graduate of Bangalore University, holds a MS ME from University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from Santa Clara University in California.
“With over a decade of solar PV experience, Laks articulates a cultivated and seasoned industry perspective in his leadership for the company,” said Vassilis Papaeconomou, Founder and Managing Director of Alectris. “As we continue to drive solar asset care innovation globally, we fully anticipate his contributions will lead to more robust service offerings in the Americas.”
“I am a strong advocate of designing optimally performing PV systems and more importantly ensuring years of production with proper attention to operations and maintenance,” explained Sampath. “Alectris brings a holistic approach to solar operations, maintenance and management inspired by a spirit of innovation. This exciting culture of engineering innovation is creating higher performing solar assets, of which I am happy to be a part.”
Alectris delivers asset care innovation for the global solar industry. Our end-to-end solutions engineer profitability into every solar lifecycle stage. With our integrated suite of products, services and award-winning software, we empower solar operators to increase plant productivity by providing one source for operations, maintenance and management support. Connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter or visit us at www.alectris.com.