CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON Energy Services (EES), a provider of comprehensive operations maintenance and asset management services to wind farms, announced today that it will be a principal sponsor of the Wind O&M Dallas Awards 2016. The awards dinner and ceremony will be held on April 11 and launch the 8th Wind O&M Dallas Summit, an annual event that brings together hundreds of wind industry professionals, decision makers and investors. This year is EES' second as principal sponsor.
"The Wind O&M Dallas Awards is a high-profile event that recognizes the successes and achievements of companies in the O&M space, and E.ON Energy Services is honored to be a principal sponsor," said Keith Day, president of E.ON Energy Services. "In just short of a year, we've emerged as an important O&M player. There are many O&M providers, but E.ON's experience as an owner and operator, along with our innovative Service With an Owner's Eye approach, make us uniquely able to tackle common problems with uncommon solutions that are timely and cost-effective. We are excited about participating in the Wind O&M Dallas Summit and look forward to the Awards."
The 2016 Awards include three new categories: Sub-Supplier of the Year, Wind Farm Investor of the Year and Exceptional Individual Achievement. There are nine award categories in total.
"What's needed is for the industry to share and showcase how to truly master the challenges of fleet O&M and I'm proud to have E.ON Energy Services and the Danish Wind Power Academy helping us spearhead such a movement at the Wind O&M Dallas Awards 2016," said Kerr Jeferies, project director for Wind Energy Update. "This is the only place for the wind industry to shine a spotlight on true achievement, dedication and success across a broad range of unique categories. We can't wait to get started!"
Nominations for the Wind O&M Dallas Awards 2016 close on the 26th of February.
E.ON is one of the world's largest energy companies serving 33 million customers with power, gas, heat and energy solutions, with annual sales of €112 billion and more than 58,000 employees. E.ON, headquartered in Germany, plays a leading role in the development of the renewable industry worldwide and is already active in onshore and offshore wind as well as in photovoltaic. E.ON currently operates over 4,5 gigawatt of renewable capacity including large hydro. Since 2007, E.ON has already invested more than €10 billion and will continue to expand the share of renewable energy in E.ON's power generation portfolio. It is E.ON's ambition to further industrialize the sector and professionalize its operations, in order to reduce the cost of renewable generation and make it ever more competitive. To this end, E.ON works with a wide range of partners and is always open to discuss potential cooperation with committed technical experts and financial investors alike. For more information, please visit www.eon.com.
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