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Operation & Maintenance

Driving value in plant operations

ÅF optimizes the Operation & Maintenance (O&M) strategies, processes and systems through which performance is managed to deliver business objectives.

ÅF helps clients protect their capital investments and maintain the high efficiency of their operations, minimize risks and maximize profit.

Our benchmarking and evaluation methodologies identify potential improvement opportunities to reduce operational costs and create value for existing hydropower plants and facilities. Our subject matter experts are dedicated to support its clients to realize these opportunities through applying lean methodology to deliver innovative and sustainable performance improvement solutions. 

Our O&M services include:

  • Authorization process management
  • Preventive and periodical maintenance planning services
  • Environment, health and safety services
  • Establish business management systems
  • Consultancy services for rehabilitation works
  • Recruitment and training of personnel
  • Quality assurance supervision
  • Commissioning and testing supervision
  • Dam monitoring
  • Impounding reservoir and waterways
  • Performance planning, monitoring and improvement
  • Reliability modelling and analyses
  • Develop, establish and implement highly secure and efficient O&M programmes for entire hydropower plant facilities 

We are committed to innovation and achieving the highest safety standards on all our projects, using Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007) and proven cutting-edge technologies and safety practices to avoid and reduce risks to our employees, clients, partners and surrounding communities.



Matthias Regli

Matthias Regli

Project Director Hydro Power