Best Practices in PV System Operations and Maintenance Version 1.0

Revision: 1.0
Date: March 2015
The following Photovoltaics (PV) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices Guide is one of several work products developed by the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group, which works to open capital market investment. SAPC membership includes over 450 leading solar developers, financiers and capital managers, law firms, rating agencies, accounting and engineering firms, and other stakeholders engaged in solar asset deployment. SAPC activities are directed toward foundational elements necessary to pool project cash flows into tradable securities: standardization of power purchase and lease contracts for residential and commercial end customers; development of performance and credit data sets to facilitate investor due diligence activities; comprehension of risk perceived by rating agencies; and the development of best practice guides for PV system installation and O&M in order to encourage high-quality system deployment and operation that may improve lifetime project performance and energy production.

Subscribe

Recent Posts

Latest news from our blog

Important News for Manufacturers Seeking UL 1741 SB Compliance

Many smart inverter and energy storage system manufacturers are incorporating the SunSpec Modbus interface into their products to achieve UL 1741 SB compliance. If your company matches this description, we have some important information to share. The SunSpec Modbus...

SunSpec Members Receive 30% Off the EVerythingEV Summit

Use Code SunSpec30 for 30% Off Your Ticket!   Connecting utilities with government, charge point operators, and fleets as North America ramps up its EV charging infrastructure roll out. As EV adoption grows, utilities and other power generators are grappling with...

SunSpec Alliance is the information standards and certification organization for the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) industry. SunSpec communication standards address operational requirements of solar and energy storage on the smart grid.