EDF Renewable Services entered into a contract with Starwood Energy to provide operations and maintenance for their Stephens Ranch Wind Energy Project (Phase I). The 211 MW project comprised of General Electric (GE) 1.79 MW wind turbines reached commercial operation in November 2014.
Under the terms of the agreement, EDF Renewable Services will provide a suite of operations and maintenance services for wind turbine generators including remote services performed by the company’s NERC registered operations control center. The center provides an efficient, reliable, and secure operating platform, while benefiting from the centralization of SCADA functions and consolidation of multiple vendor environments to provide a common operating view. With enhanced service offerings with strategic partnerships, EDF RS brings auxiliary engineering and SCADA solutions to its customers.
EDF Renewable Services operates over 9.3 GW of wind, solar and biomass projects throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico, employing over 500 people in positions ranging from on-site technicians to control center operators, data analysts and performance engineering. EDF Renewable Services has the resources and experience to optimize project availability and maximize revenues.