Southern Europe is reaping the benefits of independent service by Deutsche Windtechnik
It is one of the leading European markets for the wind industry, and Deutsche Windtechnik has been active there since 2014. Mostly large-scale wind farms, a highly concentrated operator structure and a low rate of additional wind farm construction mean that there is a completely different market situation than in Germany. Thanks to the acquisition of the Spanish company General Power Services, which has been active there since 2009, we have the necessary know-how to adapt and build up our service portfolio to cater to the prevalent structures in the country – right up to independent full service for wind turbines.
The fact that the company is part of our corporate group enables it to offer the group's entire service portfolio and gives it access to competences, economic potential, purchasing terms and conditions, remote data monitoring, SCADA, contract management and much more without any restrictions.
We currently service over 500 wind turbines manufactured by Vestas/NEG Micon, Siemens/AN Bonus, Gamesa and Made-Endesa. Thanks to close cooperation with our German companies, we can also offer comprehensive service for wind turbines made by Nordex, Senvion, Fuhrländer and Enercon.
Further 146 Gamesa wind turbines have been added to Deutsche Windtechnik’s Spanish subdivision as part of full service agreements. The G58 turbines with a total of 124 MW rated capacity are clustered in three wind farms in Castilla-La Mancha.
Deutsche Windtechnik S.L.U., the Spanish unit of the independent service provider, is making a state-ment by adding 213 wind turbines to their service portfolio: Maintenance contracts were agreed upon for several wind farms situated in different regions around Spain, including 130 Gamesa G80 and G52 wind turbines, 40 NEG Micon NM52 and 43 Vestas V90.
Spain is Europe’s pioneer in the production of green electricity. After a period of stagnation, the Spanish wind market is now picking up again. An important part of the upturn are new maintenance strategies that require close cooperation between the operator and the service provider and leave a lot of freedom for operator-specific needs and competencies. This and other topics in our special luftpost.
Our service strategy ensures maximum responsiveness and availability. Staff at Innogy and Deutsche Windtechnik work closely together on a daily basis allowing us to react very flexibly to situations involving our 435 wind turbines in Spain. The result is an optimal cost-performance ratio.