Pittsburgh, PA, February 08, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Solar Maid Company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA has just announced the release of a new user friendly web site to give solar O&M companies and managers access to quick washing service quotes.
With the rapid expansion of the solar industry, solar O&M services have become the next big service industry. The O&M service market is typically broken into two areas, technical O&M services, such as inverter maintenance, string and inferred scan testing, and then you have janitorial solar O&M which includes auxiliary services such as panel washing, landscaping, snow removal, etc.
Solar Maid was the first janitorial solar services company in North America and currently the largest in the world with over 40 offices in 4 countries. Solar Maid’s network of service operators gives commercial and utility scale O&M Managers, access to local operators which greatly reduces O&M costs and because they manage all projects from the main office, customers with multiple solar assets in multiple locations, only have to work with a single contractor.
“We are very excited about the new web site, we created a very user friendly web portal that allows O&M managers a place to get quick pricing for their service requirements,” says Jay A. Welsh, Solar Maid’s General Manager. According to Mr. Welsh, “until now, the O&M quoting options available within the solar industry were cumbersome and slow, but now we can deliver budgeting and formal quotes in less than 24 hours.” The new Solar Maid web site will eventually include a complete product distribution center which will carry all the applicable industry tools & equipment. Solar Maid also engineers and builds mechanical cleaners for their large utility customers which can greatly reduce long term O&M costs.
“The web site not only allows easier quoting options for O&M customers, it has a much cleaner feel and easier navigation, so anyone new to the O&M business can come and quickly learn about all the services available to them,” said Mr. Welsh. While easier customer service was the main goal of the new web site there is a whole section devoted to learning about becoming a Solar Maid operator. “In order for us to keep pace with this rapidly growing solar industry it is important that we continue to expand into new markets and our licensing program allows individuals and companies to join our growing global team,” said Mr. Welsh.
In this new energy economy, solar power will play a substantial role and forward looking companies like Solar Maid will help bring price parity in-line with the fossil fuel industries. While big oil and coal continue to receive massive government subsidies, the real free market has quietly built a powerful solar industry that continues to expand at a tremendous rate year after year. Solar power may only make up 1% of current electricity production in the United States, but conservative goals of 10% solar power by 2025 make janitorial solar services a good bet for decades to come.