Solar asset owners entrust more gigawatts (GW) of PV power plants to First Solar than to any other company in the world. With over 3.5GW in operation and more than 5GW of total contracted capacity worldwide, GTM Research named First Solar the world’s leading provider of operations & maintenance (O&M) services for utility-scale plants.
First Solar Energy Services deliver the best return on investment (ROI) and account for the unique needs of every power plant owner, project developer, utility, and independent power producer (IPP).
The First Solar Difference ninety nine percent availability Expertise
Identifying potential problems before they occur directly impacts energy production and drives increased profitability. Leveraging our extensive knowledge base, First Solar has developed the ADvise™ performance engineering service to promote early detection and resolution of subtle technical issues before they have a meaningful impact on the plant’s output. Using advanced technologies, rigorous processes, and expert staff, we continuously evaluate and fine-tune every PV plant component to maximize performance.
For solar asset owners and investors that value predictability, we offer services that cover all operations and maintenance costs, including parts and labor. Plus, we back this service with a fixed price, performance guarantee for the life of the plant.
one hundred percent expected energyBankability
First Solar offers the most bankable solar energy solutions in the world. Currently ranked most bankable PV company by Bloomberg Energy Finance in a 2014 survey, First Solar has the strongest financial stability in the solar industry. Consistently maintaining a strong market cap and cash balance, First Solar has the proven resources and experience to effectively manage your long-term O&M needs.