Aggreko offers one-stop solution for wind industry

1426725174 6f0380bff3 zAggreko has combined its mobile, modular power solutions into a one-stop option for the wind industry letting the developers and operators of wind farms to choose from its microgrid and energy storage division – Younicos

The power generation equipment supplier’s new option also includes storage solutions. The Scotland-based company claims the custom-designed bundle of batteries, generators, load banks and other equipment will help ensure cost-effective and timely project commissioning, as well as optimal system and market integration of new wind farms. Its full-service solution for wind farms includes customised bundles based on customer needs.

Floating wind farm Hywind in Scotland is the first to utilise the full suite of solutions.

Karim Wazni, managing director of Younicos, said, "We’re very pleased to announce this one-stop solution that leverages expertise from across Aggreko. Our job is to help developers maximise value by providing the most efficient commissioning and market integration of their assets. Specifically, our offer combines Aggreko’s well-known system commissioning expertise with Younicos’ decade-long experience in integrating wind farms with energy storage."

“Batteries are one of the most versatile assets in the power industry, capable of providing a number of critical services at once. In addition, our mobile and modular units can be deployed both easily and early to new wind sites, achieving a number of benefits from fuel-efficient power generation to testing during commissioning. They can then help bridge grid connection or alleviate grid constraints, and even integrate the clean energy more effectively into markets in the long term,” Wazni added.

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