NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, Inc., a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., and Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC, a leading renewable energy company, today announced that Leeward has extended for ten years Diamond's Maintenance & Service Agreements ("MSAs") for five of Leeward's wind energy projects in the United States. The combined capacity of these renewable energy assets totals 564 megawatts, and the projects spread across four different states: California, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
"We are proud that Leeward Renewable Energy has selected Diamond to service its wind farms which, in turn, contribute to America's energy independence. Their decision is a reflection of the quality of our technicians, our commitment to client service and the trust Leeward has in our ability to address all aspects of wind turbine operations," stated Harm Toren, President and CEO of Diamond.
The decade long agreement underscores Diamond's proven role as a top tier Independent Service Provider ("ISP"). Diamond continues to strategically position itself as a service-oriented, ISP leading organization. As part of the Mitsubishi family, Diamond has evolved into a company that provides integral solutions to developers and wind farm owners. Diamond brings to customers a unique combination of industry experience, engineering, research and development, and proven project management and execution capabilities.
Scope of Work and Responsibilities under MSA Contract Extensions
Diamond and Leeward finalized the extension of customized Maintenance & Service Agreements under which Diamond will be responsible for the performance of scheduled maintenance, minor corrective repairs, gearbox management and supply of spare parts for the following wind projects:
- Aragonne Mesa, 90 MW (New Mexico)
- Buena Vista, 38 MW (California)
- Caprock, 80 MW (New Mexico)
- Cedar Creek, 221 MW (Colorado)
- Sweet Water 3, 135 MW (Texas)
Mr. Toren continued, "Diamond will continue the expansion of its ISP business focusing on quality solutions optimizing reliability and reducing total cost of energy."
Leeward's Chief Executive Officer Greg Wolf said, "These agreements further enhance Leeward's ability to manage the level and variability of post warranty wind farm costs. Leeward prioritizes refining and implementing its response strategies to contain operating costs while maintaining safe, efficient operations."
For additional information about Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, Inc. including parts, services and career information, please visit http://www.diamondwtg.com.
About Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, Inc.
Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, Inc. is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA and has a Logistics and Operations Center in Snyder, TX and blade facility in Santa Teresa, NM. The company provides maintenance services, engineering support and/or wind turbine parts for wind farms located in 11 different states with a combined generation capacity exceeding 3,760 megawatts.
About Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC
Dallas-based Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC is a growth-oriented limited partnership formed to own, operate, develop and acquire a diversified portfolio of renewable energy assets. Leeward maintains ownership and operating interests in 17 wind farms comprising 1,515 megawatts across the United States. For more information about Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC, visit www.leewardenergy.com.
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