More Experience in PV O&M than Any Company in the World

First Solar Energy Services delivers superior, customized end-to-end solutions for solar PV plant operations and maintenance for thin film and silicon technology.

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Services Sized to Meet Your Demands

Recognized by GTM Research as the industry’s leading provider of O&M services for utility-scale plants, First Solar Energy Services offers a full spectrum of services designed to fit a plant owner’s sourcing strategy, infrastructure and level of expertise in the solar industry.

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OPERATIONS

Supervising, Controlling and Optimizing Your Plant’s Performance in Real Time.

  • Real-time plant monitoring and control
  • Forecasting and scheduling (in select markets)
  • Utility interface and compliance with regulatory authorities
  • Reporting to investors
  • Warranty administration and advocacy
  • Maintenance coordination and communication

PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING

Increase Production and Lower Expenses to Maximize Profitability.

  • Predictive maintenance enablement
  • Continuous DC plant commissioning
  • Data accuracy validation
  • Weekly performance engineering reviews
  • Monthly in-depth performance analysis report
  • Web portal with maintenance recommendations

MAINTENANCE

Minimize Downtime. Reduce Equipment Failures. Protect Asset Value.

  • Module cleaning and vegetation abatement
  • Grounds maintenance, pest control, water/waste, etc.
  • End-to-end power plant maintenance (DC and AC)
  • Safety focus (pending ISO 45001 accreditation)
  • Spare parts, inventory, and supply chain management
  • Maintenance scheduling with grid operators
  • Development of plant-specific procedures
  • Night-time scheduled maintenance for lowest production impact