Operations and Maintenance services are key for most solar systems. Traditionally the utility scale solar segment had established O&M companies servicing these large scale solar systems.
O&M has not been a mature service in the residential and commercial segments of the solar industry. Generally O&M has been offered by the local solar installers as a secondary offering. And in many cases, O&M has not really been offered as a product or service by these installers but instead were included in the original installation service under the 5 or 10 year installer’s warranty.
With the market reaching a higher levels of maturity, new O&M companies are being formed all around the nation. This article by SolarPro Magazine highlights one such company: Amicus O&M Cooperative