enXco Service Corporation (eSC), an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has signed a multiyear agreement with MidAmerican Energy Company to provide operations and maintenance services for 477 megawatts of wind-powered generating capacity.
At the conclusion of a competitive tender process, eSC was chosen by MidAmerican Energy to provide the services for four wind projects located in Iowa, including project oversight and reporting and ongoing remote monitoring and fault resets from its Operations Control Center in Minnesota.
The four projects, each utilizing GE 1.5-MW SLE wind turbines are, Carroll Wind Farm (150 MW); Charles City Wind Farm (75 MW); Victory Wind Farm (99 MW); and Walnut Wind Farm (153 MW).
"We are pleased to continue our long-term relationship with MidAmerican Energy to provide O&M for a significant portion of their impressive portfolio of wind energy," said Tad Miller, Vice President of enXco Service Corporation. "With more than 2,000 GE turbines in eSC's fleet, we are able to leverage our experience to improve operations and reduce costs for our valued customers. This agreement demonstrates MidAmerican Energy's confidence in our ability to ensure the performance of their investment."
"We are excited to work with enXco again. The company is known for its reliable service and dedication to customer satisfaction," said Tom Budler, General Manager of Wind Development, MidAmerican Energy. "With their assistance, we can continue to provide affordable renewable energy to our customers."
enXco Service Corporation is an industry leader, providing O&M services to more than 5,000 wind turbines nationwide, representing 4,800 MW of wind energy. With 24 years of experience and more than 300 full-time, trained and certified wind technicians, eSC has the resources and experience to optimize project availability and maximize revenues.