- Venkatesh G S
Leading Independent Solar O&M Service Provider in India with experience of more than 2.5GW Solar O&M
Avi Solar Energy Pvt Limited was founded in 2010 with its headquarters in Bangalore and with a vision to contribute to Environment and Society by harvesting energy from sunlight.
In its formation years, Avi Solar concentrated around solar lighting and solar project consultancy business and entered solar ground mounted O&M services as well as into solar EPC business in 2015.
Major customers of Avi Solar O&M Services for ground mounted projects are Renew Power, SunEdison, Tata Power, Terraform, Lanco Power, Shapoorji & Pallonji , Mytrah Energy , Hero Future Energy ,Oriano Power , Virescent Infrastructure etc
Further, Sensing the rapid growth of rooftop solar power plants, Avi Solar also entered into O&M services of rooftop solar power plants in late 2017 and by now, is handling O&M services of more than 130MW rooftop solar power plants in 10 states providing its O&M services to roof top players like Cleantech Solar, Cleanmax Solar, Renew Power, Bosch , Berkeley Energy , Atria Power etc
In its last 5 years journey, Avi Solar has become a leading Independent O&M service provider in India has provided its services to more than 2.5GW solar power plants cumulatively, successfully executed 22+MW of EPC works and also provided its project management consultancy to 21MW Solar power plants.
Today Avi Solar specializes in providing O&M, EPC & PMC services for Solar PV Plants & Rooftops with a mission to be the first choice for O&M Solar PV Assets, be a Global Leader for Solar Monitoring Solutions , build high performing Solar Power Plants and to Enrich lives of Stakeholders.
Our O&M activities varies from customer to customer, but include preventive, breakdown and predictive maintenance of the solar plant with battery limit. Our service varies from switch yard within the solar power plant to incomer bay of the interconnecting substation.
Avi Solar is an ISO 9001-2015 company with highest priority accorded to Quality and Safety system. We are also enforcing strict implementation of all EHS guidelines of our company as well as of our customers to ensure safe work across all sites.
Currently we are providing our O&M services to around 400+ MWp solar power plants including both ground mounted and rooftop across India.
With many more projects in our pipeline, we intend to add another 200 to 300MW to our portfolio in the next 5 to 6 months’ time and will be operating around 600 to 700Mw solar power plants by the end of this FY 2021-22.
Though the available market for Independent Solar O&M service providers is very large, at Avi Solar, we are very careful in selecting contracts which can provide us reasonable value for our services and also which are with reasonable commercial terms.
With these aspects as guiding principles, our portfolio size planning for FY 22-23 will be around 800 Mwp and with any positive improvement in market conditions, our guidelines for the next FY will also have positive increment.