PV Operations & Maintenance USA 2016

December 7 & 8, 2016 - San Francisco, California, USA

PV Operations & Maintenance USA 2016

O&M and Asset Management to Optimize Performance and Maximize ROI

The global O&M market reached 40.8 GW in 2013, and forecasted a spectacular run of growth exceeding 100 GW over the next four years. This will bring the total O&M market size to 150 GW in 2017.

This means that megawatt-scale solar PV plant O&M is quickly becoming a real business on a global scale. As such, PV Operations & Maintenance USA 2016 brings together established experts and disruptive innovators in the industry to discuss effective O&M strategies and budgetary decisions to optimize performance and increase ROI.

Here is what you can expect from this leading international gathering:

  • Hear from leading utilities and IPPs such as NRG Solar, Exelon and EDF Renewables about the outgoings you need to consider at the front end of the project in order to ensure investor satisfaction is maintained
  • Hear from leading developers in the field such as First Solar, SunPower and Solar Frontier how to get your plant to produce at the level it has been forecasted, and once it is performing to those specifications, further increase output
  • Find out how you can tap into new revenue streams within the growing residential PV O&M and Asset Management segment – thoughts from leading consultants in the field Cedric Brehaut, Principal Consultant & Analyst, SoliChamba and Lori Bilella, Principal Consultant, Black & Veatch

Key Discussions

Asset optimisation: Increase your asset revenue through using system, strategic and performance analysis to identify cost-effective optimisation opportunities.

Improve performance: Maximise your asset’s energy output through intelligent monitoring and data analytics, and the experience of the best-performing operators.

O&M strategy: Develop a better O&M strategy and make effective budgetary decisions, through understanding the scope of work required and being able to benchmark different O&M providers.

Troubleshooting: Ensure a rapid return to full production by pre-empting failure and mitigating the impacts.

Inverters and BOS: Understand your options for maintaining the inverter and BOS post-warranty, to ensure maximum productivity from your system.