What you will achieve at the Solar PV Operations USA 2018 conference

  • NETWORK WITH 500+ SOLAR PV EXEC’S

    Meet the leaders who develop, own, operate and service the majority of the USA’s PV assets.

  • DELIVER SUPERIOR SOLAR PV ASSET MANAGEMENT

    Make better investment decisions to protect the long-term value of your PV assets

  • REDUCE SOLAR PV O&M COST

    Receive case study examples of PV O&M strategy development along with advanced tools and techniques to reduce O&M costs

  • MEET ALL THE US SOLAR PV OWNER/OPERATORS

    Understand who they are, what projects they are planning, and upcoming opportunities for partnerships and O&M service contracts

  • NEW UTILITY WORKSHOP: IN THE PURSUIT OF UTILITY - GRADE O&M

    Utilities are welcome to join a dedicated pre-conference workshop to share lessons in the development of utility-grade Operations and Maintenance standards.

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Top Solar PV Operations USA Speakers Announced...

  • Duke Energy
    Jeff Wehner
    Jeff Wehner Vice President of Operations
    Duke Energy
  • Nautilus Solar
    Laura Stern
    Laura Stern President
    Nautilus Solar
  • sPower
    Randy Corey
    Randy Corey Chief Operating Officer
    sPower
  • Recurrent Energy
    Patty Liao
    Patty Liao Regional Operations Manager
    Recurrent Energy
  • 8-minutenergy
    Leigh Zanone
    Leigh Zanone Director, Operations and Asset Management
    8-minutenergy
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Sample of job titles attending:

  • CEO
  • CEO
  • CEO
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • COO
  • COO
  • COO & CTO
  • Vice Chairman & CEO
  • President
  • President and CTO
  • VP
  • VP
  • VP
  • VP Asset Management
  • VP Asset Management
  • VP of Solar Technology
  • VP Operations
  • VP Performance Engineering
  • VP Engineering & Construction Northeast
  • VP Head of Asset Operations
  • VP Technical Services
  • Managing Director

Sample of companies attending:

  • 8minutenergy
    Alternative Energy Solutions
    ameresco
    Carolina-Solar-Services
  • Certrec
    Cypress Creek Renewables
    Duke-Energy
    DuPont
  • EDF-renewables
    First-Solar
    GCube
    Goldman Sachs
  • Heliolytics
    JP Morgan
    Mortenson
    Nautilus Solar
  • NEXTracker
    Northwind Solutions
    Pure Power Contractors
    Recurrent Energy
  • Southern Power
    sPower
    Tampa Electric Company
    Vivint Solar
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All-new Asset Management and O&M topics

Adopt proactive strategies that will SAVE you money
Mitigate the reactive tasks that COST you money
  • UPSCALE O&M FOR PORTFOLIO EXPANSION: Learn how to scale up PV O&M costs models and how to achieve economies of scale as your PV portfolio grows.
  • CONTRACTS, WARRANTIES AND CLAIMS: Negotiate better service contracts and warranty claims and choose the right O&M service model for your portfolio
  • O&M COST REDUCTION STRATEGIES: Improve the accuracy of your O&M cost models to lower your project LCOE
  • AGEING FLEET, REPOWERING AND LCOE: Develop and implement a robust repowering plan to lower project LCOE and risk.
  • DATA-DRIVEN PV OPERATIONS: Learn about cutting-edge data monitoring and data aggregation techniques as well as Advanced system health and condition analytics.
  • C&I AND RESIDENTIAL ROOFTOP SOLAR: Analyze market developments, regulatory frameworks, financial incentives, new technologies and O&M programs.
  • IMPROVE LABOUR EFFICIENCY: Reduce your average technician-per-megawatt for manned and unmanned sites, thus reducing your labour costs.
  • VEGETATION CONTROL AND SOIL EROSION:  Review cost-effective vegetation control measures, grazing solutions and front-end civil design considerations.
  • PV + STORAGE: Learn about the O&M cost considerations and operational boundaries associated with storage integration.
  • NEXT GENERATION PV O&M TECHNOLOGY: Discover the latest technologies in module cleaning, bifacial modules, drone integration, O&M software solutions, task automation to reduce O&M costs.
  • SPARE PARTS STRATEGY: Implement an effective plan to order, stock and store spare parts to reduce project downtime
  • SMART GRIDS AND SOLAR: Learn how PV technology is fitting in on microgrid installations for C&I and residential customers
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Major stakeholders that attended in 2017…

  • Northwind Solutions
    Coronal-Energy
  • Cupertino
    southern-power
  • First-Solar
    ConEdison
  • Duke-Energy
    Sunedison
  • RECURRENT
    Rosendin
  • sPower
    Canadian-Solar
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Groundbreaking discussions, case studies and workshops will cover

This year we’ll cover every business-critical challenge that’s holding you back from truly optimizing the value of your PV plants. Key topics to be addressed have been listed below - click to see how they’ll fit into the main agenda...

Take Control of Data
Plant Design Essentials
Avoid Inverter Meltdown
Market Consolidation
Upscale Your Portfolio
Critical Policy Outlook
Troubleshoot O&M
CAPEX vs OPEX Estimation
Self-Performance Strategies
Industry Standardization
Grid Stress & Curtailment
Energy Storage Integration
Innovate on Labor Costs
Warranty
Claims
Plant
Automation
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Testimonials from previous Solar PV Operations USA conferences...

Very relevant subject matter - much better than the larger events like SPI in my opinion.

- Sempra Renewables

This event was a great way to hear from industry leaders on techniques and best practices regarding PV O&M. This space was perfect to share successes and lessons learned

- National Grid

The conference provided a great opportunity to mingle with other plant owners and share best practices

- EDP Renewables

The organizer doesn’t just manage logistics; they are subject matter experts themselves so they ensure quality content

- NREL

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If you are interested in 4th Solar PV Operations USA 2018 please contact us:

Adam Minkley

Adam Minkley

Project Director
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 375 7239 (Global)
Email: adam@newenergyupdate.com

Tobias Crow

Tobias Crow

Business Development Manager
New Energy Update
+44 (0) 207 422 4358 (Global)
Email: tobias@newenergyupdate.com

Solar PV Operations USA 2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors:

Silver Sponsors

  • Envision
  • Heliolytics

Sponsors

  • DuPont
  • Measure
  • Mortenson

Exhibitors

  • AMPT
  • Atonometrics
  • SOLV

Media Partners

  • AltEnergyMag
  • energy acuity
  • GreenJournal
  • GreenMatch
  • Renewables-Now
  • renews