Iberdrola has signed a wind farm maintenance agreement with Tamoin Energías Renovables covering 600 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity.
This contract, worth €20 million, includes predictive and preventive maintenance of 736 Gamesa G4x and G5x wind turbines at 24 of Iberdrola’s wind farms in the provinces of Orense, Zamora, Salamanca, Toledo, Cuenca, Albacete and Murcia.
According to the terms of this agreement, Tamoin will oversee the maintenance of these facilities for the next three years, guaranteeing the strict levels of availability and response times required by Iberdrola.
Wind farm maintenance is among Iberdrola’s top priorities. As the global leader in renewable energies, the company demands high levels of efficiency that are within reach of few industry players.
Tamoin will provide 75 workers, giving priority to hiring professionals from the areas around the wind farms.
The deal solidifies Tamoin’s status as one of Iberdrola’s main service providers, having conducted maintenance on the company’s wind farms, biomass plants, etc. for over 20 years now.
Tamoin Energías Renovables belongs to the Tamoin Group. It is specialized in the maintenance of multi-technology wind turbines, performing all actions require for the wind farms to operate at full capacity the maximum number of hours possible.
The Tamoin Group boasts a highly skilled team of professionals, allowing it to offer top quality industrial services. It currently has around 1,300 employees.
Iberdrola is the leading developer of renewable energy in Spain, with installed capacity of over 5,800 MW.The company has more than 5,500 MW of wind energy, around 310 MW of small-scale hydroelectric plants, 50 MW at its concentrating solar power plant in Puertollano (Ciudad Real), and 2 MW at its first forest biomass power plant in Corduente (Guadalajara).
With renewable operations in 23 countries, Iberdrola is the world leader in its sector by both installed capacity (with 13,450 MW at the end of September 2011) and output (over 20,700 million kilowatts hours generated in the first nine months of 2011).