Solar Operating + Maintenance in Minnesota

Powered by Sunshine — And a Good Operating and Maintenance Agreement

Don’t spend time or energy worrying about the operation and maintenance of your solar array. Cedar Creek Energy’s team of Minnesota solar experts will operate, maintain, and monitor your new solar energy system through a comprehensive Operation + Maintenance Agreement.

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You have Solar power, now maintain it

A critical component to maximizing your sunshine power is making sure you have a solid operation and maintenance agreement. This is especially the case for commercial solar energy systems, where you as a business owner, project manager, developer, or investor have made a significant investment in renewable energy. You may not have the expertise or staff to maintain your costly investment. Solar was the right thing to do, now make sure you secure the right service provider. At Cedar Creek Energy, we provide a suite of services that support green energy and sustainable building practices.  In addition to Operating and Maintenance, we design and install turnkey commercial solar-powered systems throughout Minnesota and the Midwest, update or retrofit lighting, provide design, engineering, procuring, and construction, and help secure financing, zoning, and utility grid interconnect agreements.

What is an Operating + Maintenance Agreement?

A good solar energy Operation and Maintenance (O+M) agreement:

  • Optimizes your solar panel system’s ability to generate power
  • Protects your assets, reduces risks
  • Ensures governmental and utility grid requirement compliance and
  • Clearly, transparently spells out exactly what you get in the agreement

O&M agreements typically address preventive maintenance, including routine inspection, wear and tear, checkups, and servicing of equipment; condition-based maintenance, with real-time monitoring and preventing downtime; and corrective maintenance that includes reactive repair if there is a breakdown of equipment.

“Having peace of mind that our solar array is functioning at peak performance is really incredible. CCE once called to tell me that one of our panels was underperforming and that their team was heading over with a replacement panel the next day. Incredible customer service!”  – Terrie Wheeler, Business Owner

Comprehensive Solar Array Monitoring

From our home-base in Minnesota, our team remotely monitors systems and can deploy a team for O&M of virtually any size, shape, location, and type of solar energy system. Typically, owners and projects managers who don’t have the staff or expertise contract with us for coverage of their solar-power arrays.

We will work seamlessly to monitor and maintain your system. We have the expertise, technology, and experience to proactively anticipate and address potential problems and ensure that your investment is shining for decades to come.

Operating + Maintenance Agreements Provide Peace of Mind for Minnesota Businesses

Like an insurance policy, you have choices of how much coverage you want and need for your solar array. You can have a free consult with us and pick our brains to help you clarify your needs and goals.

As your Operating and Maintenance provider, it is our business to own how your system should be performing mechanically as well as financially. We will communicate fluently regarding metrics, including your simple payback, the ratio of total installed cost to first year savings, ROI, net present value, and life cycle costs. We want your system performing as if it were our own.  

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