Press release from Feb 04, 2019

BELECTRIC expands its Operations & Maintenance business in the US

  • BELECTRIC awarded by two companies to maintain solar plants with a total capacity of 53.5 MWp

  • Around 1.7 GW globally under BELECTRIC Operations & Maintenance management

Kolitzheim (Germany), San Mateo (California, USA) – BELECTRIC has been awarded as the long-term service provider for the preventive and corrective maintenance of solar plants in the US. The solar plants are located in Maryland, Washington DC, Indiana, Michigan and New Jersey. The two portfolios consist of commercial and utility scale ground mounted solar plants as well as rooftop and carport PV plants with a combined capacity of around 53.5 MWp in total. Inovateus Solar is based in South Bend, Indiana and is the site manager for a portfolio throughout the Midwest and Northeast with a separate contract adding plants in a regional portfolio around Washington DC and Maryland. Including these plants, BELECTRIC is operating and maintaining a solar portfolio with an installed capacity of 138 MWp in the US.

“We are pleased that these two long-term contracts have been awarded to BELECTRIC”, explains Ingo Alphéus, CEO of BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH. “Including these new projects and additions to our portfolio in India, Germany and Italy, our global Operations & Maintenance teams are managing around 1.7 Gigawatt now.”

Matthew Lusk, BELECTRIC’s Director of Business Development and Operations in the US, adds: “We offer Operations & Maintenance services as a one-stop shop – not only for state-of-the-art power plants but also for older ones. To maintain the portfolios as service provider is an excellent starting point for the expansion into the Mid-West and New Jersey as well as for further growth in the Mid-Atlantic region.”

BELECTRIC is one of the largest Operations & Maintenance providers worldwide
BELECTRIC’s core business is the design and construction of solar powered energy facilities and large-scale battery storage systems for the international power utility market and independent power plant operators. In operating these facilities, the company targets lowest cost of energy at best possible ecological balance. As a natural extension of this business, BELECTRIC focusses on reducing operating costs to its full range of Solar Maintenance, Repair and Operation services.

About BELECTRIC: BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH is one of the leading worldwide players in the development and construction of utility scale solar power plants and energy storage systems. The company was established in 2001 and has been expanded to an international group with activities on all continents since then. BELECTRIC has constructed more than 400 solar PV power plants with around 2.3 GWp PV capacity. In addition, the company realizes battery energy storage systems and hybrid power solutions, which combines different technologies to autarkic systems. As one of the largest O&M providers globally, BELECTRIC’s full-integrated services ensure continuous operation. State-of-the-art solar power plant technology and energy storage technology support the grid infrastructure and contribute to cost reductions in the energy sector. With numerous patents and innovations, BELECTRIC has proven its technological leadership in the industry. Further information can be found at