NAES SIGNS O&M AGREEMENT FOR CIMARRON WIND
ISSAQUAH, WA NAESsm Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces that it has signed an operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement for the 166 MW Cimarron Wind Facility near Dodge City, Kansas. Currently under construction, NAES expects to assume operations in late 2012.
Cimarron, developed, owned and managed by CPV Renewable Energy Company, is comprised of 72 Siemens 2.3 - 108 wind turbine generators. Each wind turbine generator sits atop a 264 foot tall tower and generates full output of electricity when the wind speed is approximately 29 MPH. All power will be fed to the grid at 345kV to Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
NAES is responsible for operations and maintenance of Cimarron, including site staffing, maintenance of balance of plant equipment, and management of the turbine service and maintenance agreement and other site maintenance contractors.
Competitive Power Ventures Holdings, LLC (CPV) is a leading North American electric power generation development and asset management company headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, with offices in Braintree, Massachusetts, San Francisco, California, and Ontario, Canada.
Headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, NAES is the world's leading provider of comprehensive services to industries that generate or consume power. For over 30 years, NAES has specialized in providing services centered on safe, reliable and cost-effective performance including operations and maintenance; construction, retrofit and maintenance services; on-site turbine inspection/overhaul services; staffing solutions; and customized services designed to improve plant and personnel effectiveness.
NAES is owned by ITOCHU International Inc., the U.S. affiliate of ITOCHU Corporation. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU is among the world's largest corporations.