Located in Cumbria, the wind farms have a combined installed capacity of 8.78MW and are able to generate enough power for over 2,900 homes. Winscales 1 which consists of 3 Vestas V47 was installed in 1999 with Winscales 2 coming online in 2004 and consisting of 8 Vestas V52 wind turbines.
The addition of the wind farms ensures continued growth within the UK market for ThreeSixty Renewables, a joint venture company between Adamas Wind and EnergyPro.
The Technical asset management role will be undertaken by EnergyPro which involves the day-to-day technical management of the projects, monitoring of technical faults as well as data analysis and technical reporting. The commercial and O&M role will be undertaken by Adamas Wind from their base in Cumbria that will ensure that operations are running as close to full potential as possible with their on-site teams and experienced back office support function.
Adamas Wind are an experienced Operations & Maintenance provider whose team have been operating in the UK Wind Energy market since 1988.
EnergyPro are Irelands largest independent wind farm managers. Operating from their bases in Athy, Cavan and Cork they now manage 20 wind farms across Ireland.
Ronan O’Meara, Managing Director at EnergyPro commented: “ “We’re delighted to have been chosen to provide technical asset management services at Winscales. We’re looking forward to using our advanced analytics and machine learning tools to identify ways to improve production. We’re particularly happy to be partnering with Adamas Wind, whose depth of experience and knowledge will be critical in optimising the output at the windfarm.”
David Still CBE, CEO at Adamas Wind commented: “We are very pleased to start work on full asset management of our first UK project and look forward to delivering more projects in 2021"