SolarPower Europe O&M Best Practices Guidelines

O&M Best Practices Guidelines

SolarPower Europe

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Publish Date
June 2016


Twelve months of work by the SolarPower Europe PV operations and maintenance task force came to fruition at Intersolar Munich 2016 with the organization’s unveiling of its new Solar O&M Best Practices Guidelines. The publication of these new guidelines from the SolarPower Europe solar operations and maintenance (O&M) task force is a first of its kind in Europe and is an important step towards establishing an industry-wide standard for utility scale solar. Solar industry executives can find these major areas covered in the guidelines:

  • Definitions
  • Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S)
  • Personnel & Training
  • Power Plant Operations
  • Management of Change
  • Warrant Management
  • Spare Parts Management
  • Power Plant Maintenance
  • Solar PV Plant Security
  • Contract Management
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIS)
  • Contractual Commitments

The Alectris Solar O&M Insider talked with SolarPower Europe about the new guidelines in this podcast and blog post review: