psm becomes wpd windmanager Erkelenz


What has been practised for 15 years is now also reflected in the name: psm has been renamed wpd windmanager Erkelenz. The structures of the internationally active wpd group, merged with the competencies of the highly competent, medium-sized company psm, will form the basis for successful corporate growth in the future. Deutsche Windtechnik takes over […]

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Reduce Operational Management Costs of Wind Farms with „GoodWind!


Reduce operational management costs of wind farms, leverage optimisation potential with service and insurance and create synergies between these operationally relevant areas: This is the aim of the research project „Good Practice Operation Wind Energy“, in short GoodWind!, in which wpd windmanager is involved as an associated partner. The project also seeks to contribute to […]

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New Target Market? Office in Cameroon


Yaoundé, April 2020. Wilhelm Kapale updates his e-mails. As so often in the last days. The loading symbol on his display rotates. Feels like eternity. He checks the reception of his mobile phone: four bars. The mailbox is still loading. Shortly after, the waiting is over: no new e-mails in the inbox. Disillusion. Waiting, that’s […]

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On-demand night-time marking: no more continuous flashing at night


Wind turbines should only light up red at night when an aircraft is in the vicinity of a wind farm. The so-called “Bedarfsgesteuerte Nachtkennzeichnung“ (BNK: German term for on-demand night-time marking) can considerably reduce the flashing at night. This is intended to increase public acceptance for the expansion of wind energy. At the same time, […]

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The 5 Biggest Challenges in the Home Office


Day 44 at the wpd windmanager home office. Since March 16 the majority of us has not entered our offices again. Several hundred working hours in domestic exile. Some can hardly wait to return. Others have already come to terms extremely well with working in sweatpants. In a short time we return to the workplace. […]

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Research and Development: Interview with Prof. Dr. Carsten Fichter


Prof. Dr. Carsten Fichter of EnergieSynergie has been working with wpd windmanager in the field of research and development for many years. In the interview, he explains why the topic of research and development has become so important and which projects are currently being researched at wpd windmanager. Prof. Dr. Carsten Fichter, you have been […]

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Alone Together: Corona Virus and the Home Office


Exceptional state of affairs at the wpd windmanager offices worldwide. Where otherwise the colleagues are busy managing wind farms, the scenery is currently more reminiscent of a western movie. The only thing missing is John Wayne riding his horse through the international offices. Whistling a song. Where colleagues usually exchange ideas and the telephone lines […]

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Stormy February in the 24/7 Control Room


February 2020: A whole series of storms hit Germany from the Atlantic. The most prominent one, storm front Sabine, causes chaos with heavy squalls. Public transport is temporarily paralyzed, schools are closed, and even a German Bundesliga soccer game is cancelled. With Victoria and Yulia, more storm fronts follow immediately. Much to the delight of […]

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Operational Management for Wind Farm from IWB


For the Basel-based energy supply company IWB (Industrielle Werke Basel), wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG takes over the operational management for wind farm Hamwiede. The operational manager from Bremen is thus responsible for the commercial and technical management of seven Nordex N117 turbines with a total capacity of 16.8 megawatts. The wind farm in […]

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Commercial Management of Polish Wind Farm


Polish Portfolio of wpd windmanager Grows Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG expand their cooperation in Poland. wpd windmanager will take over the commercial management of Polish wind farm Zajączkowo  – a 48 MW project consisting of 24 Vestas V80 turbines in West Pomerania. At the Polish site in Poznan, […]

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