The TPW Petersburg Wind Farm, acquired by Gestamp Wind North America in December 2011, consists of 27 GE Wind 1.5 MW XLE – ESS wind turbines. Wind energy produced will be delivered to Omaha Public Power District (OPPD).
Construction of the wind power project commenced in summer 2011, with commercial operations beginning in November 2011. enXco Service Corporation will provide on-site O&M for the balance of plant during the turbine warranty period, and subsequently for the entire project. In addition to operation and maintenance services provided at the site, 24/7 remote monitoring of the wind turbines will be provided from enXco Service Corp’s Operations Control Center.
‘enXco Service Corporation is pleased to have been selected by Gestamp to provide O&M for the TPW Petersburg Wind project,’ said Dave Luck, Director of Business Development. ‘This project is a nice addition to our growing portfolio in Nebraska as well as our portfolio with Gestamp — eSC now provides O&M for all 150 megawatts of Gestamp’s operating wind farms in the US.’
‘Gestamp Wind North America is pleased to expand our working relationship with enXco,’ said David Jones, Chief Technical Officer. ‘We look forward to continuing to work with their well qualified staff on our new Nebraska wind farm.’
enXco Service Corp., and its affiliates in Canada and Mexico, provides O&M services to more than 5,000 wind turbines throughout North America, representing 5 gigawatts of wind energy. With 25 years of experience and more than 360 full-time, trained and certified Wind Technicians, enXco Service Corp. has the resources and experience to optimize project availability and maximize revenues.
enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, develops, constructs, owns, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States. For more than two decades, we have been a leader in wind-energy focusing on large-scale wind projects. Today enXco’s portfolio includes solar and biomass technologies, in an effort to help drive our nation’s transition to a sustainable energy economy. enXco is a significant owner and developer of wind-energy installations in the United States, and is the leading third-party operations & maintenance provider for wind farms in North America.
Gestamp Wind is the wind energy division of Gestamp Renewables, specialized in the development, construction and operation of wind farms with projects in Europe, Brazil, EEUU, Turkey and South Africa. Gestamp Wind is one of the leading companies in the wind energy business. Gestamp Wind integrates vertically, the development, construction and operation of wind farms. The company has over 500 MW in operation, 90 in construction and an important pipeline in the different locations where the company is currently active. Gestamp Wind North America Currently has 150 MW operating in the United States and 1000 MW under development.