As of March 2021, Deutsche Windtechnik is performing service for 45 NEG Micon NM72 wind turbines. Each wind turbine generator (WTG) has a power generation volume of 1.65 MW. The latest contract includes NEG Micon, a new technology in the US technology portfolio besides the already existing GE, Mitsubishi, and Siemens. Recently, multiple new Deutsche Windtechnik-operated sites in the state of Oklahoma made the independent service provider cross the 1 GW mark of WTG in service in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Oklahoma: Building of service structure
However, the US-journey for Deutsche Windtechnik started in the state of Texas in 2018, it has always been the goal to cross state lines to increase availability for wind farm owners interested in independent and high quality O&M service. Oklahoma is the fourth-largest state with 8,223 MW of wind, solar, and energy capacity and the home of the largest US wind power project of 999 MWs.
"American Clean Power is excited about Deutsche Windtechnik's growth in clean energy in Oklahoma. Oklahoma's clean energy future is bright, with abundant natural resources like wind and a positive business environment, the sky's the limit."
- Jeff Danielson, Central States Director for the American Clean Power Association
Expanding the US turbine portfolio during times of no travel
Adding NEG Micon to the US-portfolio required resourcing the existing international expertise center of Deutsche Windtechnik, based in Germany. This special wind-turbine technology has a long tradition in the history of the company: The very first turbine serviced by the O&M provider was a NEG Micon-WTG in 2007. Experienced Engineers and service technicians specialized in the NEG Micon technology from Germany completed the US-team on site in Oklahoma to ensure the best service at highest quality for the new site. Kolby Kline, Site Manager at Deutsche Windtechnik: “The site takeover process has been challenging as we have the advantage to benefit from the technical background of our German colleagues. Their arrival was delayed due to visa and travel restrictions. But eventually, with the effort of each team member involved, we now were able to get up to speed with the new NEG Micon-WTG in our portfolio.”
Want to learn more about our new projects in Oklahoma? Get in touch with Chris Stacy, Director of Sales Deutsche Windtechnik USA: firstname.lastname@example.org
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