- First full-scope multibrand service contract signed in Europe for two wind farms in Poland with a total of 29 Vestas turbines
- Long-term service and maintenance contract secured for 58MW with Polenergia
Siemens Gamesa demonstrates its multibrand service capabilities with milestone project in Poland
The two wind farms have been under service by another company for the last seven years. The new contract with Siemens Gamesa will cover the operations and maintenance for the next 23 years, guaranteeing 30 years of lifetime for the turbines and underlining the confidence in SGRE’s multi-brand service offering.
“This contract showcases our strong competitive situation in the service and maintenance of wind turbines across all types and technologies,” says Grant Walker, regional CEO of Service Northern Europe and Middle East at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. “We are expanding our multi-brand services globally, and this contract in Poland with Polenergia is our first major milestone in Northern Europe.”
Siemens Gamesa offers a broad product and service portfolio, addressing the diverse needs of customers worldwide. The company is committed to provide the best solutions to lower the cost of energy whilst maximizing projects’ profitability. In total, Siemens Gamesa has more than 37 years of experience and a fleet availability of over 98%. The company’s experts currently maintain more than 900 different turbines from other manufacturers with a total capacity of more than 1 GW worldwide.
SGRE’s Service business maintains nearly 56,700 MW (onshore and offshore) in 62 countries. In Poland, Siemens Gamesa has currently over 500 wind turbines in operation with a combined capacity of more than 1 GW. The company is present in the Polish market since 2003 and employs around 100 people. Since then, SGRE has successfully implemented 50 wind power projects in Poland.
Siemens Gamesa is a global leader in the wind power industry, with a strong presence in all facets of the business: offshore, onshore and services. Through its advanced digital capabilities, the company offers one of the broadest product portfolios in the industry as well as industry-leading service solutions, helping to make clean energy more affordable and reliable. With 90 GW installed worldwide, Siemens Gamesa manufactures, installs and maintains wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. Its backlog stands at €23 billion. The company is headquartered in Spain and listed on the Spanish stock exchange (traded in the Ibex-35 index).
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, S.A. Press release - Siemens Gamesa demonstrates its multibrand service capabilities with milestone project in Poland. URL: https://www.siemensgamesa.com/en-int/newsroom/2019/04/190404-siemens-gamesa-news.... [Date Accessed: 04/04/2019].
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