EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) said Feb. 18 that it has entered into a contract with Starwood Energy Group Global LLC, a private equity investment firm, to provide operations and maintenance for the Stephens Ranch Wind Energy Project (Phase I).
The 211-MW project, comprised of General Electric (GE) 1.79 MW turbines, reached commercial operation in November 2014.
Dalen Copeland, Director of Business Development for EDF Renewable Services, said: “We are pleased to provide operations and maintenance for Starwood’s energy asset; we look forward to a long and successful relationship between our companies. This project adds to our experience and workforce in Texas and further allows optimization of our services and increased technical strength in the area.”
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 (OCC). EDF Renewable Services operates over 9.3 GW of wind, solar and biomass projects throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, employing over 500 people in positions ranging from on-site technicians to control center operators, data analysts and performance engineering.