A Brief History of

RAK Solar Services

Formed in March 2015, RAK Solar Services is an O&M specialty company offering 365 days a year operation.

RAK Solar Services, founded by Ken Mayer (emeritus), Richard Ethier and Allen Simard, is a company partnered with, but a separate operating entity from E&S Electrical Company, Richard and Allen’s electrical contracting firm.

Our Experienced O&M team provides our clients with a deep knowledge of Solar PV and DAS technical expertise, derived from the years of E&S’s commercial PV construction of dozens of commercial and utility scale solar ground and roof installations throughout the Northeastern United States.

RAK Corporate Qualifications
  • Fully Licensed
  • NABCEP Certified
  • NFPA and NEC versant
  • OSHA certified, ARC Flash Protection trained
  • A Proven Track Record
  • Financially solvent, partnered with E&S Electrical yielding access to larger pool of electricians and technicians
  • Fully Insured

Our Management Team

Our Experienced O&M team provides our clients a deep knowledge of Solar PV and DAS technical expertise, derived from the years of E&S’s commercial PV construction of dozens of commercial and utility scale solar ground and roof installations, throughout the Northeastern United States.

Robert Giguere

O&M Manager

With more than twelve years in the PV and Thermal Industry, commercial and residential sites, extensive knowledge of a multitude of Solar inverters including but not limited to ABB, Chint, Solectria, Fronuis, SMA; central plant inverters as well as string inverters.

  • Extensive DAS knowledge and repair
  • Successful project management and on-site leader of many large scale commercial and residential roof top and ground mounted PV and Thermal projects with an unwavering eye for detail
  • Deep knowledge of a wide range of test equipment including, solmetric suneye/IV curve testing, seaward testing, megger insulation testing, inferred thermal camera
  • Skilled in all aspects of O&M with exceptional diagnostics knowledge to keep large scale PV sites running to their full potential
  • NABCEP training
  • OSHA 10
  • Certified Journeyman electrician working towards obtaining master electrician license
  • Engaged on several projects conducting QA/QC inspections of EPC work on behalf of asset managers and owners
  • Deep knowledge of NEC and its applications to solar construction
Bevan Walker

Bevan Walker

Data Acquisition Specialist

Bevan has a wide range of renewable energy experience. From residential installation and design experience to commercial installs of PV Arrays for various Vermont and Massachusetts based companies. In the past he was responsible for project management of custom commercial PV systems for Alteris and Solar Design Associates and became data acquisition specialist 4 years ago.

  • While working for Smart Resource Labs here in Burlington he was responsible for field services and deployment of two major Sub Metering Plans, providing real-time power quality measurements across 12,470 Sub-Stations for GE Aviation in Rutland and OMYA, both systems were specifically designed by and with VEIC/Efficiency VT – His hands on experience with data acquisition systems and trouble-shooting spans from the DIY type Arduino based programming languages to world class DAS such Kip and Zonen to Campbell Scientific.
  • Well versed in many platforms and operating systems
  • Currently sitting for his NABCEP certification and will be working with IREC/NABCEP
  • Aside from serving RAK’s O&M clients with solar portfolios, Bevan is the lead technician at the Vermont Regional Testing Center, one of five Solar PV testing centers across the United States, under management by Sandia National Laboratories, a contractor to the US Department of Energy.

RAK Solar Services

Operations and Maintenance for Commercial and Utility Scale Solar

50 Beartown Road
Underhill, VT 05489

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Contact Us

  • Phone:

    (802) 448-3485 x107
    (802) 359-2744

  • Fax:

    (802) 878-4775

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