Maintenance contractors sought for 200-MW Borkum offshore wind park

Adwen turbines off Germany. Copyright: Adwen GmbH / J. Oelker.

October 7 (Renewables Now) - The owner of the 200-MW Trianel Windpark Borkum in the German part of the North Sea has opened a tender, seeking corrective maintenance support for the power plant.

According to a notice on European public procurement journal Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), the tender was launched on Friday by German municipal utilities network Trianel GmbH, which owns the wind farm together with 33 municipal utilities and regional providers. 

The scope of work includes the provision of corrective maintenance and optional repair and refurbishment services related to major components of the power plant, such as gearboxes, generators, blade sets and rotor hubs. The selected contractor will also take care of maintaining the MV converters, switchboards, main transformers, blade and yaw bearings. Rotor bearing for 40 AD5-116 energy converters on tripod foundations is also included.

The tender invitation is available at: https://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:467534-2019:TEXT:EN:HTML&src=0 

Offers under it will be accepted by November 11, 2019, while a contract will be signed for a period of five to 10 years, starting December 17, 2020.

Trianel Windpark Borkum was commissioned in 2015. A 200-MW expansion of the plant, the Trianel Windpark Borkum II, is currently under construction and is slated for completion by end-2019.

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