NA Smart Energy Week

Join us for the True Cost of Solar OM panel at NA Smart Energy Week anchored by Solar Power International in NOLA.

June 14, 2021

True Cost of Solar O&M Panel, Sept. 21

The Origis Services team looks forward to seeing solar industry colleagues at the 2021 NA Smart Energy Week. We invite you to attend The True Cost of Solar O&M panel in which Michael Eyman, Managing Director for Origis Services will be a speaker. This is a topic our team has nurtured in the industry. See below for information about the panel and additional resources on the topic.

About the Event

North America Smart Energy Week, powered by Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), is the largest gathering of solar, smart energy, microgrids, energy storage, hydrogen fuel cell professionals, EVs, and wind professionals in North America. Anchored by the flagship event, Solar Power International, North America Smart Energy Week brings together an extensive alliance of renewable energy leaders for four days of networking, education, and innovation that moves the industry forward. The event has diversified to include Energy Storage International, the Smart Energy Marketplace + Microgrid, Hydrogen + Fuel Cells International, and Wind Energy International. Unlike other industry events, all proceeds support the expansion of the U.S. solar market through SEIA and SEPA’s year-round research and education activities, as well as SEIA’s advocacy efforts and SEPA’s advisory services.

About the Panel

The True Cost of Solar O&M
Date: Tuesday September 21, 2021
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Session Description

Mapping the true cost of solar operations, maintenance and asset management continues to evolve. This session will explore a variety of stakeholder perspectives on the factors to consider and actionable steps that lie ahead. As more sites come online, and the installation types continue to vary, the solar industry must lend transparency and standardization to what owners and operators can expect in O&M and AM contracts and actual expenditures. Attendees will learn new points of view and the path forward to ensure the solar O&M industry continues to mature.

Invited Panelists

Moderator: Angelo Purpura – Director, Operations, SOLV Swinerton
Speaker: Brian Callaway – Chief Executive Officer, Arevon
Speaker: Lee Connor – Associate Director, Grid Edge Asset Optimization, EDF Renewables North America
Speaker: Michael D. Eyman, MS, MBA – Managing Director, Origis Services LLC


Poster: Mapping the True Cost of O&M and Asset Management for Utility Scale Solar

Poster Presenter(s):

Josh Corbitt
Director of Business Development,
O&M and Asset Management
Origis Services Austin, Texas

Day: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT

Description: With record levels of utility-scale solar and energy storage on the grid, financiers, developers and owner/operators must understand costs and benefits of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Asset Management to implement best-in-class models optimizing asset life, production, and return on investment. Never has the role of O&M and Asset Management been more important.


about the speaker

Josh Corbitt

Vice President Business Development – Origis Energy Services

Josh Corbitt is the Vice President, Business Development for Origis Energy Services.  He is an energy and construction executive applying his expertise to help owners of large-scale solar and energy storage projects realize the full value of their assets. His in-depth understanding of procurement, operations, project management, and contract negotiations adds significant value to the experience of each Origis Services’ customer. Prior to joining Origis in 2019, Josh accumulated nearly a decade of solar industry experience working with MaxGen Energy Services and SunPower. He is based out of the company’s Austin, TX office, where Origis maintains a 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art Remote Operations Center (ROC).  

Michael Eyman

Managing Director, Origis Energy Services

Michael Eyman leverages over 25 years of leadership, operations, and business experience in his role as Managing Director, Origis Services. Under his leadership, Origis Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Origis, manages a growing portfolio of utility scale and distributed generation solar and storage assets across the United States. Michael’s experience includes leadership roles with Origis Energy, Renu Robotics, MaxGen Energy, SunPower Corp, and the U.S. Navy.

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