Renewable energy sources have evolved as the best alternative energy sources and have gained importance on a global scale. Having understood their outstanding advantages over conventional sources, energy companies worldwide have been introducing green energy projects to benefit mankind. One of the leading players that stands out in this landscape is Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA.
Recently, the Spanish-based offshore wind turbine provider has made it to the headlines as it has wons the first offshore service agreement for Senvion wind turbines, strengthening its leading position in the market. Under the contract, the company will service TWB II (Trianel Windpark Borkum II) offshore wind park in Germany.
Sources cite that the company received a five-year full scope off-shore service contract from Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co. KG. The company will start providing maintenance services from August 1, 2020. The working base for the service campaigns will be Borkum.
The offshore wind farm has a total capacity of 200 MW and produces green energy that can meet the energy demands of 200,000 households per year. The deployment of the 32 Senvion 6.33 MW turbines was finished in May 2020. Located at 45 km north of Borkum, the wind park is possessed by 20 municipal utilities and municipal firms from Switzerland and Germany.
Speaking on the same, Irina Lucke, Technical Managing Director at Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co. KG said that the company is pleased to partner with Siemens for servicing and maintenance of 32 wind turbines. She added that the company’s focus is on the resilient and trouble-free operations of turbines.
With this contract, Siemens is further expanding its market-leading position in the offshore wind market by adding Senvion to its increasing fleet of Siemens Gamesa and Adwen turbines. The company will utilize cutting-edge vessels and airborne solutions, digital capabilities, and technology competencies to ensure reliable, safe, and efficient operation of customers’ offshore wind projects.