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Third-Party Sourcing for Operations and Management of Luz Del Norte Photovoltaic Power Plant

BGI supported First Solar in obtaining qualified third-party contractors in the Atacama Region and surrounding areas as necessary to support the operations and maintenance of the Luz Del Norte Photovoltaic Power Plant. BGI developed scopes of work for different vendor disciplines, established minimum qualifications criteria checklists, and created a potential list of vendors. BGI then conducted preliminary evaluations to vet and rank potential subcontractors with specialties in: 

  • Electrical including high voltage work, substations, electrical testing, line work, solar module replacement, and transformers 
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition 
  • Data Acquisition Systems 
  • Smart Grid Interface 
  • Data and Telecommunications  
  • Closed Circuit TV 
  • Confined Space Entry 
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 
  • Plumbing 
  • Well Drilling, Pump, and Septic 
  • General Building Maintenance 
  • Crane, Rigging, Forklift, and Flatbeds 
  • Erosion Control 
  • Weed Abatement 
  • Excavation 
  • Road Maintenance 
  • Dust Control 
  • Fence and Gate Repair 
  • Pest Control 
  • General Contracting 
2016 – 2020

Atacama Region, Chile 


First Solar, Inc.

Construction Management and Oversight

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