Enphase to provide comprehensive O&M services and field commissioning for Safari’s new PV systems supporting commercial real estate customers ---O&M services agreement includes servicing over 60 commercial scale systems in more than 15 states across the U.S. ---For more information, visit enphase.com/energy-services
ANAHEIM, Calif.--Solar Power International 2015 -- Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company, announced today that Next Phase Solar, a division of Enphase Energy, has signed a comprehensive technical operations and maintenance (O&M) services agreement with Safari Energy, a leading provider of commercial solar energy solutions. The agreement includes more than 60 commercial scale systems in New England, the Middle Atlantic and Hawaii.
Next Phase Solar will perform comprehensive O&M services, as well as field commissioning for Safari's new PV systems as they come online, ultimately doubling the number of systems managed under this agreement. The expanded fleet will span over 15 states from coast to coast; encompass string inverters, central inverters and various monitoring platforms; and increase Safari's total managed portfolio to more than 60 megawatts. Utilizing the latest technology in analytics and testing, Enphase will help improve system performance and maintain long-term financial results for Safari.
"Safari is a leading provider of distributed solar energy solutions for REITs and large commercial real estate owners and tenants," said Martin Rogers, vice president, global service and support at Enphase. "We are thrilled to partner with Safari and offer our technical expertise and skilled field services as the company continues its rapid expansion across the U.S."
"We selected Next Phase Solar because of its proven track record for delivering best-in-class quality service and breadth of experience with various component technologies," said Carlos Floresguerra, vice president of project development at Safari Energy. "The company's push for excellence aligns with Safari's corporate goal of establishing long-term customer relationships by ensuring the highest quality service throughout the project life cycle, from development through operations and asset management."
To learn more about Next Phase Solar and Enphase Energy Services, visit Enphase Energy at Solar Power International (Booth #3 - Grand Plaza) from September 15-17 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, or visit enphase.com/energy-services.
About Enphase Energy
Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company, is leading the charge to bring smart, connected solar energy to every home, business and community. The company delivers simple, innovative and reliable energy management solutions that advance the worldwide potential of renewable energy. Enphase has shipped approximately 9 million microinverters, and over 340,000 Enphase residential and commercial systems have been deployed in more than 95 countries. Join Enphase on LinkedIn and Twitter and visit www.enphase.com for more information.
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About Safari Energy
Founded in 2008, Safari Energy is the leading provider of solar energy solutions to large commercial real estate owners and users. With a focus on REITs and their tenants, Safari's real estate, solar and financial expertise has enabled it to become the number one solar provider in this market segment. Safari delivers an integrated, turnkey solution that comprises origination, development, construction and financing from its proprietary operating platform. Safari's platform enables a higher quality solution at a lower cost, allowing our clients, who own more than $250B of commercial real estate in the United States, to easily and effectively deploy solar across their portfolios. More information about the company can be found at www.safarienergy.com.