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.