First Solar O&M Services Maximize Performance for Projects in California
Posted 16 March 2015 5:28 PM by Troy Lauterbach
A new First Solar Operations & Maintenance (O&M) product that focuses on optimizing power plant performance and profitability for solar assets is debuting with several small projects in California.
First Solar Energy Services, First Solar’s Operations and Maintenance group, has signed agreements to operate small projects totaling approximately 40MWAC through the newly launched O&M Services bundle, which includes active power plant control, real-time power plant monitoring, forecasting and scheduling, performance engineering, maintenance coordination and compliance assurance.
The new service product will assure the assets’ owners that their power plants are achieving optimal energy output while managing predictable expenses over the life of the assets. Combined, the services will maximize the assets’ performance and ensure regulatory compliance, while protecting their value, which translates into improved profitability and great ROI for the customer.