Publisher: wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG
BNK: Around 1,000 WTGs contracted to wpd windmanager
- Operations manager now handles demand-controlled night-time labelling for external wind farms as well
© wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KGBremen (renewablepress) - With over 5.6 gigawatts of total capacity worldwide, wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG manages a large portfolio in wind farm management. Within Germany the company is responsible for the operational management of more than 3.5 gigawatts. In the area of demand-controlled night-time labelling (BNK), this volume presented many challenges and a high level of effort for wpd windmanager. "In the past few months, we have carried out the preliminary audit for BNK obligation of around 2,000 turbines, of which about 1,000 wind turbines are obliged to undergo BNK," explains Jonas Lesch, BNK expert in Technical Management at wpd windmanager. "In addition to the preliminary audits, our range of services includes handling the multi-stage approval procedures, manufacturer- and system-independent consulting, and wind farm- and site-specific implementation."
Market share of 10 percent
According to industry estimates, around 10,000 WTGs across Germany are subject to the BNK obligation. Around 1,000 of these turbines have already been commissioned to wpd windmanager. But more to come: Until now, the company offered all BNK services exclusively to existing customers and cooperation partners. Now wpd windmanager is expanding its BNK services and, in addition to portfolio wind farms, will also take over the BNK processing of external WTGs – both neighboring wind farms and other parks of existing customers.
BNK expertise in demand
Since 2018, the operating manager has already been intensively involved in demand-controlled night-time labelling. Through networks and cooperations with manufacturers, other operators and operation managers, wpd windmanager has contributed significantly to establishing industry standards. The company also contributes its expertise to committees and lectures on all aspects of BNK, project implementation, systems and approval practice.
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About wpd windmanager
As Germany's leading and internationally expanding company in the commercial and technical operations of wind farms and solar projects, wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG currently employs 423 people. Worldwide, wpd windmanager manages 528 wind farms with 2,550 wind turbines, 108 solar farms and a total output of 5,631 Megawatt. For over 20 years, funds, national and international investor groups have relied on the company's know-how. In addition to the core market in Germany, wpd windmanager is active in various other European countries, in North and South America as well as in Asia. The company is growing continuously: In 2020 alone, additional German sites have been added in Erkelenz and Bremerhaven as well as in Spain, Sweden and Chile. Since 2020, wpd windmanager has been certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001.
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