DGUV Regulation 3 for Wind Turbines


WITH LOW VOLTAGE, MEDIUM VOLTAGE AND LIGHTNING PROTECTION ON THE SAFE SIDE Electrical installations, which also include wind turbines, transfer and transformer stations, must be inspected at least every four years in accordance with DGUV Regulation 3 or in accordance with hazard analysis. Non-compliance or improper execution may result in fines or criminal prosecution for […]

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Market-Leading in Croatia


wpd windmanager takes over operational management of wind farm Jasenice from KELAG The Croatian wind farm portfolio of wpd windmanager is growing. With the wind farm Jasenice, located around 40 kilometers northeast of Zadar, the Bremen based company with its location in Dubrovnik assumes the operational management of five Enercon E-70 turbines and a total […]

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Operational Management for Wind Farm with PPA


As of September 1, 2019, wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG takes over the operational management of the wind farm Plouguin in the French region of Brittany. For the wiwi consult GmbH & Co. KG the operational manager assumes the commercial and technical operations management. With its location in the French Arras wpd windmanager takes […]

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HUSUM Wind: More Than Just Operational Management


At the HUSUM Wind from 10 to 13 September 2019, wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG focusses on the increased requirements for the operation of wind farms in Hall 4 at booth 4A06. Following the motto „More than just operational management“, the Bremen-based company provides information on how operators can get „more“ out of their […]

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Branchentag Windenergie NRW: Determination of site quality after commissioning


The EEG 2017 has defined that the site quality of a wind turbine must be checked on the basis of the real operating data after five, ten and fifteen years of operation. The Fördergesellschaft Windenergie e.V. (Wind Energy Promotion Association) describes in Technical Guideline 10 (Technische Richtlinie 10) how this has to be done. The […]

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Quo Vadis Operational Management?


The much cited pressure on costs is rising in the wind energy sector. Factors which are initially reflected in project planning, purchasing etc. are increasingly impacting the operating side of the business. This means lower operating costs. In return operators’ requirements are becoming more stringent. But how does this change the focus of operators in […]

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Job returnees at wpd windmanager


As part of the advanced training program „Project Development Environment – Energy – Sustainability“ (PUEN) organized by the University of Bremen, 13 interested job returnees and re-entrants visited wpd windmanager at the Stephanitorsbollwerk in Bremen on Monday, 6 May 2019. The fields of environment, energy and sustainability play an increasingly important role in the labor […]

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New Challenges in Operational Management


The cost pressure in the wind energy sector increases. This has been predicted for years. Last year, however, this prophecy proved truer than ever. Large, well-known companies began to cut jobs massively. Now, at the latest, it has become clear to the last one: the „rising cost pressure“ is not a platitude, but as real […]

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WindEurope in Bilbao


Viva España: From 2. to 4. April 2019 the wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG visits Bilbao. At the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition 2019 the operations manager shares the booth 3-B40 with the wpd AG. Spain as the location of the WindEurope fits perfectly. This year the first Spanish wind farms will go into operation. […]

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3rd Wind Farm Operators Forum in Gdańsk


“Dzień dobry” is the motto of wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG from 13 to 14 March 2019 at the 3rd Wind Farm Operators Forum in Gdańsk. For the first time the Bremen based operating manager will have its own booth at the biggest Polish event for operations and management of wind farms. “Poland is […]

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