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ZF Services, LLC Signs UpWind to their Service Provider Network

 
ZF Services and UpWind Solutions

Effective January 2014, UpWind Solutions was added to the Authorized Service Provider network for the wind power division of ZF Services, LLC. UpWind Solutions will now have the authorization to perform turbine gearbox field repair for ZF Services, LLC in selected regions across the US.

UpWind Solutions will Install Vortex Generators on the AES 101 MW Armenia Mountain Wind Farm

 
Rope Access VG Installation

San Diego - UpWind Solutions, Inc. signed a contract to install their Vortex Generator (VG) technology on the 67 1.5 MW GE SLE wind turbines at the Armenia Mountain Wind Farm in Pennsylvania owned by AES.

UpWind Solutions & SMART BLADE Partner with 3M on a Vortex Generator Solution

 
Vortex Generator Solution

UpWind Solutions, Inc., the wind industry’s most comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) independent service provider, along with SMART BLADE®, wind industry aerodynamic experts, announced they have partnered with 3M™ to deliver the best-in-class Vortex Generators (VGs) for wind turbine rotor blades. The expertise of the three organizations created a new VG solution that is aerodynamically tested to provide the highest possible increase in AEP, with proven durability, and a standardized installation process that reduces costs and downtime.  

E.ON Awards UpWind With Long Term O&M Agreement

 
Wind Farm Operations

UpWind Solutions, Inc., the wind industry’s most comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) independent service provider, announced they have signed a long term O&M agreement for the Sand Bluff wind farm in West Texas, representing 90 MW of production. The wind farm is owned and operated by E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) North America who selected UpWind Solutions to perform the O&M services on the 45 Gamesa G87 turbines.

CIRI Fire Island Chooses UpWind Sentinel™ Drive Train Monitoring Solution

 
UpWind Sentinel User Interface


UpWind Solutions, Inc., the wind industry’s most comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) independent service provider, announced they have signed an agreement to provide their recently launched drive train health monitoring solution called UpWind Sentinel™ at the Fire Island Wind Farm in Alaska. The wind farm is owned and operated by Fire Island Wind LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI).

UpWind Sentinel™ is one of the latest performance engineering tools from UpWind that was built by operators for operators. CIRI selected UpWind Sentinel™ as their solution because of the user friendly software interface designed for operators as well as the MEMS sensor technology that can be calibrated remotely online, removing the need for costly uptower calibration.


UpWind Solutions Joins the United Nations Global Compact Initiative

 
UN Global Compact

UpWind Solutions, Inc. is the wind industry’s leading third party provider of asset management operations and maintenance services (O&M) with 2.5+ GW in their fleet. In April, they joined the UN’s voluntary corporate citizenship initiative Global Compact to help maintain high standards for social responsibility while positioning themselves on a global scale. UpWind supports the ten principles of the Global Compact with respect to human rights, labor standards, protection of the environment, and anti-corruption.

UpWind Solutions awarded O&M service agreement for four BP Wind Energy farms in Texas and Kansas

 

UpWind Solutions, Inc., the wind industry’s leading third party provider of asset management operations and maintenance services (O&M) with 2.5+ GW in their fleet, announced they have signed O&M agreements for the Trinity Hills, Sherbino 2, and Silver Star 1 wind farms in Texas and the Flat Ridge 1 wind farm in Kansas, representing a combined 485 megawatts (MW) of production. The four wind farms are owned by wholly-owned subsidiaries of BP Wind Energy. The contract is for UpWind technicians to perform O&M services on a total of 194 Clipper C-93 and C-96 turbines.

New High Voltage Manager

 

Deep Industry Experience in High Voltage Inspection Broadens UpWind’s Service Offering

ISO 9001:2008 Certification

 

UpWind Solutions, Inc. Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Strategic partnership strengthens UpWind’s focus on improving wind turbine aerodynamic performance and delivering innovative solutions

San Diego, CA (July 30, 2012) – UpWind Solutions, Inc (“UpWind”), the wind industry’s leading third party provider of asset management operations and maintenance services, announced today that it received ISO 9001:2008 Certification by QAS International. QAS provides certification for companies which have demonstrated through documented procedures and manuals, that their operating practices have achieved the international quality management standards controlled by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Geneva.


Partnership with Smart Blade GmBH

 

UpWind Solutions, Inc. Announces Five Year Partnership with Smart Blade GmBH
Strategic partnership strengthens UpWind’s focus on improving wind turbine aerodynamic performance and delivering innovative solutions

San Diego, CA (June 5, 2012) – UpWind Solutions, Inc (“UpWind”), the wind industry’s leading third party provider of asset management operations and maintenance services, announced today that it has signed a five year technology partnership agreement with Smart Blade GmBH, a leading blade design and performance engineering firm based in Germany. By utilizing Smart Blade’s technology and design expertise, UpWind engineers and technicians will be equipped with the world’s best tools to improve aerodynamic engineering and sensor technology, driving enhanced blade performance for the wind turbines they maintain and service.


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