What you will achieve at the Solar PV Operations USA 2018 conference
NETWORK WITH 500+ SOLAR PV EXECâ€™S
Meet the leaders who develop, own, operate and service the majority of the USAâ€™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.
First wave of Solar PV Operations USA speakers announcedâ€¦
Leigh Zanone Director, PV Plant Performance
Laura Stern VP
Sumanth V Lokanath Senior Manager - Systems Reliability
Chris Frantz VP Asset Management
Joshua Alan Rogers Director - Solar Operations
Duke Energy Renewables
All-new Asset Management and O&M topics
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
2018 Conference at a glance
Solar+Storage, Rooftop Solar, Solar PV Smart grids
Major stakeholders that attended in 2017â€¦
Groundbreaking discussions, case studies and workshops will cover
This year weâ€™ll cover every business-critical challenge thatâ€™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 theyâ€™ll fit into the main agenda...
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 doesnâ€™t just manage logistics; they are subject matter experts themselves so they ensure quality content