Past Speakers Include:

  • Stefan Mueller
    Stefan Mueller COO
  • Mark Turner
    Mark Turner Operations Director
  • Thomas Laumont
    Thomas Laumont Head of PV Investments
  • Carlos Rey Micolau
    Carlos Rey Micolau Senior Portfolio Manager
    Foresight Group
  • Abid Kazim
    Abid Kazim Managing Director
    Wise Energy
  • Stefan Degener
    Stefan Degener Director O&M EMEA
    First Solar
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Focussed topics for the 2017 agenda to solve your PV O&M and Asset Management challenges:

  • Increase your profits through maximised yield: Understand how Europe’s most financially successful PV plants are maximising yield and increasing commercial output through strategic assessments of plants.
  • O&M and Asset Management collaboration: Discuss how better co-ordination between people and technology can be a significant driver of commercial and operational success. Evaluate how a data analytics first approach will aid collaboration.
  • Getting the right O&M model: Eliminate breakages and downtime through a strong approach to BoP, CMS and data analysis. Benchmark your plant for predictive, preventative and reactive maintenance. Evaluate the cost and benefits of in-house vs. outsourced O&M.
  • Contract length, negotiations & reliability: Ensure realistic contracts are applied to each asset and understand how you can negotiate long term agreements in a time where low prices are impacting decisions
  • Plant Rehabilitation: Hear what strategies plant owners are putting in place for addressing aging plants, advanced degradation and PID.
  • Inverter selection, maintenance & optimisation: Establish which inverter products and suppliers are the right choice for you in order to reduce downtime and improve performance. Understand how to negotiate better quality warranty/contract terms to ensure all damages are actually covered.
  • The business case for PV plus Storage – Assessthe very latest Storage systems, understand how they are challenging the utility-customer paradigm and discover how coupling a battery storage system with your PV plant can unlock new business models and drive profits

Why should you attend?

Building on PV Insider's legacy of business-critical events, the PV O&M Europe forum includes these key features that you don't want to miss out on:

  • The presence of the biggest names in solar PV energy - hear from them, meet with them, assert your company as one of them! Take a look at some of the industry leaders already confirmed
  • Extensive networking opportunities, in formal and informal settings, to meet with the companies and individuals who are key to improving and developing your business
  • Presentations developed from months of research, to bring you exclusive and valuable lessons, case studies, and actionable experience - check out the agenda for more detail
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Those that have contributed to PV Europe and Energy Storage Europe in the past include:

  • Bluefield
  • Enerparc
  • First-Solar
  • Foresight Group
  • Glennmont-Partners
  • Green Giraffe
  • Greensolver
  • Juwi
  • KGAL
  • Lightsource
  • 3megawatt
  • NextEnergy
  • OST
  • Plenium
  • Primrose Solar
  • SMA
  • Plenium
  • Suncycle
  • Wise-Energy
  • 3megawatt

What our Delegates are saying

  • African Clean Energy Developments

    "I sincerely enjoyed participating in the event and I thought the attendance and quality of speakers was very high so well done!"

    - Mary Waller, African Clean Energy Developments
  • Arup

    "Thank you to you and your team for an excellent conference"

    - Arup
  • Rand Merchant Bank

    "It was my pleasure to participate in an excellent conference"

    - Siyanda Mflathelwa, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Mott MacDonald

    "Vibrant and informative"

    - Mott MacDonald
  • Hyundai Engineering

    "At CSP Today South Africa our team had many opportunities to form collaborations with global companies"

    - Jaboon Park, Hyundai Engineering
  • Mott MacDonald

    "Thank you very much for the wonderful New Energy Update conference in Cape Town. As usual, it was a pleasure to participate in it… we look forward to collaborating with you in a similar fashion in future wind and solar events in South Africa and worldwide"

    - Javier Relancio, Solar Programme Leader (Africa), Mott MacDonald
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If you are interested in PV Asset Management and O&M, Europe please contact us:

Diana Dropol

Diana Dropol

Project Director
New Energy Update
Telephone: +44 (0)207 375 7528

Ben French

Ben French

Business Development Lead - Europe
New Energy Update
Telephone: +44 (0)207 422 4305

Past Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver Sponsor

  • Suncycle


  • Arotech Corporation
  • Conergy
  • IBC Solar
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Soluzione Solare