Pleasanton, California, February 13, 2014 – Chint Power Systems America announces its partnership with Next Phase Solar to ensure inverter customers have trained field support for inverter commissioning, preventive maintenance, data monitoring and overall PV site services in all regions of the USA.
Next Phase Solar is a solar industry field services leader with more than 250MW serviced annually. Steadily growing since the company was founded in 2009, Next Phase has a staff of trained field service engineers and technicians spread across America. Known for its culture of safety and technical expertise, Next Phase’s field team is capable of both quick response to system issues, as well as ongoing maintenance projects. The team is expert in PV system production reporting, performance optimization and safety. The company has thousands of PV sites under contract for field services providing scale to invest in the team of experts deployed regionally across the USA.
Adam Burstein, Founder of Next Phase Solar, says, “We recognize the compelling value that CPS is generating and we are excited to be their partner to support the scaling installed base. We also anticipate that we can help CPS customers with site-wide services in addition to inverter commissioning, maintenance and support.”
“We believe CPS to have the most efficient inverter supply chain in the solar industry – including field services for whole project life-cycles. Next Phase Solar complements our own field engineers with agile skilled experts across the USA as a variable cost,” says Ed Heacox, GM CPS Americas. “This partnership reflects our focus on performance and cost effectiveness for customers; the blend of internal and external resources is the most efficient over-all service solution. We can pass on the cost savings to customers.”
About Chint Power Systems America
CPS America is a leader in advanced PV inverter solutions including residential string, commercial and utility products. Rooted with a culture of innovation driving cost effective high performance, the leadership and development teams have deep experience in telecommunications power systems where reliability, uptime and efficiency are paramount. Chint Power, with 1GW inverter capacity, is a division of Chint Group, a $5B global firm with business units focused on power electronics, industrial automation, power transmission and distribution and solar panels. www.chintpower.com/na.
About Next Phase Solar
The choice service partner of leading solar Equipment Manufacturers, EPC’s, Developers and System Owners, Next Phase Solar provides comprehensive Operation and Maintenance services for Residential and Commercial solar arrays. With nation-wide services ranging from project commissioning, performance monitoring and preventive maintenance to component warranty support and administration, Next Phase is a one-s