SOURCE: NAES Corporation

May 19, 2010 05:00 ET

NAES Corporation Positioned to Help Operate and Maintain the Next Generation of Wind Power Plants

ISSAQUAH, WA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2010) -  Around the world, more than 755 gigawatts of renewable energy projects are under development. Wind power makes up about one-third of this, and after hydroelectricity, represents the largest form of renewable energy under development. When it comes to the operation and maintenance of windfarms, NAES Corporation (Issaquah, Washington) is positioned to operate and maintain the next generation of windfarms successfully. As the world's largest third-party operator of power generation assets, NAES Corporation has served the power generation industry since 1980, including 23 years of operations and maintenance (O&M) in conventional and renewable-energy technologies. The company currently manages a portfolio of 122 operational power plants, representing 43,000 megawatts.

NAES will showcase its power plant operations and maintenance expertise at the 2010 Windpower Conference & Exhibition, being held May 23-26, 2010, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

Through a disciplined approach that emphasizes safety, compliance, and performance, NAES offers services specifically designed for wind facilities, including:

O&M. NAES employs proven O&M practices that optimize performance, maintain asset value, and reduce owner risk. In addition to high-quality services at the lowest practical cost, NAES brings several significant advantages to the wind-generating station owner:

  • Contract reviews to obtain competitive agreements
  • Warranty and service agreement oversight
  • Full O&M knowledge capture and material history
  • Service options at the expiration of the warranty period

Field Services. NAES provides scheduled and end-of-warranty inspections, remedial maintenance, unscheduled corrective maintenance, callout work, retrofits and emergency response.

Temporary Staffing. NAES provides highly skilled, temporary staff to support short-term service needs or to augment contract services work.

Technical Services. NAES provides a variety of specialized technical support services specific to wind power generation, including:

  • Operating programs and procedures, such as safety, environmental, and maintenance instructions
  • NERC Compliance
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) to record equipment history and provide easy access to historical maintenance information needed to make effective O&M decisions.

Find out how NAES Corporation can assist you with your next wind power plant. Click here to set up a meeting at the 2010 Windpower Conference & Exhibition at Booth #9850 or contact Glen J. Canavera, Vice President, Marketing of NAES by email at glen.canavera@naes.com.

Contact Information

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    Glen J. Canavera
    Vice President, Marketing
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