EDF Renewables North America has signed a multi-year agreement with Phoenix Wind Repower, LLC, a fund managed by Ares Management Corporation , to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for three wind projects located in Texas. With this agreement, EDF Renewables’ Asset Optimization portfolio has reached over 2,300 MW in Texas encompassing 15 projects and six turbine manufacturers.
Under the terms of the agreement, EDF Renewables will provide Asset Management, Balance of Plant (BOP) Management, Remote Monitoring, and NERC Compliance Services for the wind projects. Trinity Hills (225 MW), Sherbino Mesa II (145 MW), and Silver Star (60 MW) projects currently operate with Clipper C96-2.5 machines and will be repowered with Vestas V110-2.2 technology by 2020.
“We appreciate the opportunity to be trusted to help the three Texas wind projects deliver the highest value,” said Dalen Copeland, Vice President, O&M Business Development for EDF Renewables Asset Optimization