OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Wed, October 04, 2017 - 11:35 - 12:30

• Solar asset optimisation, including examples of the techniques currently used by owners to maximise the technical and financial performance of their portfolios
• O&M selection and how to get the best out of your new contract
• Warranty expiration: Where and when will the contracts expire and the factors that must be considered in the negotiation process.
• Repowering: When is the right time to do this and where are the new opportunities to win business?
• Reflections on the last 5 years of solar farm operations. What has been successful? What lessons have we learned? What would we do differently?
• What innovations are on the horizon in solar O&M that could bring about the next step change in performance and /or cost? How will the automation revolution change O&M?    How can we accelerate these changes?
• How important is the relationship with equipment OEMs? How can collaboration with OEMs enhance value during repowering?