EDF Renewable Services, provider of renewable operations and maintenance services, entered into a contract with Allete Clean Energy, a unit of Allete, to provide round-the-clock remote monitoring and wind turbine resets for five of its wind projects located in Oregon, Iowa, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.
The projects include Condon (49.8 MW) in Oregon; Storm Lake I (108 MW) and Storm Lake II (76.5 MW) in Iowa; Lake Benton I (104.25 MW) in Minnesota; and Armenia Mountain (100.5 MW) in Pennsylvania. In addition, EDF RS currently provides full service O&M to Chanarambie (85.5 MW) and Viking (9 MW) in Minnesota for a total of 534 MW comprised of GE, Mitsubishi and Zond wind turbines.
Under the terms of the agreement, EDF Renewable Services will provide remote services performed by the company’s NERC registered operations control center.
The OCC 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.