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Iberdrola awards maintenance contracts for 4.4GW wind power in Iberian Peninsula

Published 01 February 2018

Iberdrola's subsidiary Iberdrola Renovables Energía has awarded contracts for the maintenance of its wind turbine fleet of 4.425GW operated in the Iberian Peninsula.

The framework agreements have a combined value of €110m and duration between two to three years, depending on the type of services which have been allocated.

Negotiations for this tendering process took place over the past six months and the key winners are Vestas and Gamesa who will carry out preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance for 2.19GW and 1.265GW respectively at wind farms in Spain and Portugal.

In addition, Iberdrola will hire the services of Basque companies Ingeteam (233.3MW) and Tamoin (421MW), the Galician company IM Future (218MW) and the Portuguese company Efacec (96.9MW).

All the facilities asubject to the framework agreements are equipped with Gamesa G4X, G5X and G6X wind technology.

Iberdrola tendered two types of services: basic maintenance, for a two-year period, and the risk service for three years which includes preventive and small corrective maintenance in addition to consumables, spare parts and predictive maintenance of oil use.   

The selection of bids was done by Iberdrola in accordance with strict criteria based on safety, technical expertise and commercial competitiveness.

Iberdrola is the leading wind power operator in Spain, with 5.5GW installed capacity at year-end, while owning 92MW in Portugal. 

Source: Company Press Release