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Deutsche Windtechnik signs long-term full service contract for Enercon turbines in Poland
The Polish unit of Deutsche Windtechnik starts service for the 21 Enercon E82 turbines in January 2021.
© Deutsche Windtechnik/Dominik ObertreisPoznań, Poland / Bremen, Germany (renewablepress) - Deutsche Windtechnik's Polish unit has added 21 Enercon E82 turbines to its full-service portfolio. The wind farm Kiesilice, located in the northern area of Warmian-Masurian, receives maintenance for a period of 20 years starting in January 2021 as part of a full-maintenance contract with Equitix, a UK-based asset owner. This new contract will strengthen the company's position in the market and increase its level of experience with Enercon systems.
The addition of these wind turbines to the portfolio represents a growth of 42 MW for Deutsche Windtechnik Sp. z o. o., and it will help to strengthen the company's position in the Polish market, which now exceeds 200 MW of rated capacity under service contracts. Following the agreement with Equitix, the independent service provider is planning to open a new service centre near the wind farm to ensure rapid response times and state-of-the-art service, with personnel that have been hired specifically for this purpose.
Substantial growth for the company in Poland
Wojciech Luzniak, Country Manager for Deutsche Windtechnik in Poland, said: "We are very pleased to have signed this agreement. We are proud that our hard work is paying off and we are thankful for our team's dedication and the trust shown by our customer. This achievement means that our efforts to provide the best possible solution for the customer while maintaining our flexibility are paying off.”
Exceptionally long operation periods
The turbines at the wind farm have already been generating electricity for several years, but Polish regulations allow wind farms to produce energy for longer than the worldwide market standard of 20 years. Wind generators that regularly and successfully pass examinations and inspections can be active for up to thirty years in the central European country, which allows Deutsche Windtechnik Sp. z o. o. to service the farm for a long period.
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in London, Equitix is a leading infrastructure investment firm that manages £6.5 billion through six core infrastructure flagship funds, co-investment funds dedicated to larger infrastructure projects and segregated managed accounts providing customized solutions to Equitix’s investor base. The Manager’s investment strategy focuses on small to mid-cap infrastructure projects, situated in the UK and Europe, covering a wide range of sectors with a particular focus on social infrastructure and renewable energy. Across all of its core funds, Equitix seeks to hold assets for the life of their funds.
With over 300 core infrastructure projects acquired since the firm’s inception, Equitix has institutionalised its distinctive approach to infrastructure investing and has been exhibiting a predictable rate of deployment throughout its history. As a result, Equitix has established a strong reputation as a leading developer, trusted partner, operator and fiduciary fund manager.
For further information on Equitix, visit https://equitix.co.uk/
About Deutsche Windtechnik AG
Bremen-based Deutsche Windtechnik AG offers a single-source full technical maintenance package for wind turbines in Europe, the U.S. and Taiwan. The company operates both onshore and offshore. Over 1,800 employees worldwide service more than 5,800 wind turbines as part of permanent maintenance contracts (basic and full maintenance). Its system engineering focuses on Vestas, Siemens, Nordex, Senvion, Fuhrländer, Gamesa, Enercon and Mitsubishi turbines.
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Caption: The Polish unit of Deutsche Windtechnik starts service for the 21 Enercon E82 turbines in January 2021.
© Deutsche Windtechnik/Dominik Obertreis
Poznań, Poland / Bremen, Germany, 14 January 2021
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About Deutsche Windtechnik AG
Bremen-based Deutsche Windtechnik AG offers a single-source full technical maintenance package for wind turbines in Europe and the USA. The company operates both onshore and offshore.
More than 3,000 wind turbines are serviced by over 1,000 employees as part of permanent maintenance contracts (basic and full maintenance). Its system engineering focuses on Vestas/NEG Micon, Siemens/AN Bonus, Nordex, Senvion, Fuhrländer, Gamesa and Enercon turbines.
Deutsche Windtechnik take occupational safety and environmental protection very seriously, so all of their services are certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015, BS OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2015.