Octopus Solar Parks Control and maintenance contract

Power Networks & Connections



Planned and remedial maintenance of the 78 sites.

Key Statistics


Octopus Renewables


Power Networks & Connections


UK wide (78 sites)



Scope of Works

  • Full Coma agreement to control and operate all high voltage (HV) infrastructure


  • Remedial attendance within four-hour national response window to address faults and alarms


  • Scheduled preventative maintenance


  • Protection testing oil sampling inspection shutdown and invasive maintenance routines


  • Non-invasive critical asset maintenance regime including oil sniffing and thermal imaging and partial discharge monitoring at source points as routine functions


  • Oil analysis including breakdown potential and acidic contamination


  • Staffed by our direct workforce including Senior Authorised Engineers, Technicians and Fitters, in each of our seven regions

Added Value



Key Facts

Following our first year we have returned 15 sites that were partially or wholly non-operational to full service.

Currently the portfolio is generating at full availability 99.2% of the time.

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