Global Wind Service Forms Strategic 3-Year Partnership with RWE to Support Offshore Wind Fleet Servicing in UK & German Waters

Global Wind Service (GWS) is delighted to announce the commencement of a strategic three-year agreement with RWE, marking the beginning of a valuable collaboration aimed at bolstering RWE's new Fleet Servicing team's operations within UK and German waters.

This newly established team within RWE's Offshore Operations will be delivering essential turbine servicing and troubleshooting across different offshore wind farms.

Working closely with the team from RWE, Global Wind Service will supply a large number of experienced professionals from our international team supported by our offices in UK and Germany. GWS focus is on delivering service excellence, ensuring that turbine maintenance is performed effectively and meets top industry standards.

“We are really excited about this new and important partnership with RWE and we look very much forward to kicking off the project together” said Thorsten Helweg, Director of Service and Maintenance at Global Wind Service.

"We have been in the business of service and maintenance for a long time and are known for our reliable high standards in both onshore and offshore projects. We are proud to be recognized as a preferred partner within our field and look forward to a productive future with RWE.”

"This new contract with Global Wind Service is essential to deliver our Fleet Servicing concept..." Thomas Michel, RWE

Through continuous development GWS is committed to being the top choice for renewable energy leaders looking for a reliable and long-term partner.

Thomas Michel, Chief Operating Officer RWE Offshore Wind, said: “This new contract with Global Wind Service is essential to deliver our Fleet Servicing concept. It will create a step change in our RWE Offshore servicing strategy by moving from site scale planning and execution to a “Fleet Wide Servicing” model. There are numerous additional benefits, including delivering improved Quality Health Safety Environment performance, commercial availability, and wind farm integrity. “

About RWE 

RWE is leading the way to a green energy world. With an extensive investment and growth strategy, the company will expand its powerful, green generation capacity to 50 gigawatts internationally by 2030. RWE is investing more than €50 billion gross for this purpose in this decade. The portfolio is based on offshore and onshore wind, solar, hydrogen, batteries, biomass and gas.
RWE Supply & Trading provides tailored energy solutions for large customers. RWE has locations in the attractive markets of Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. The company is responsibly phasing out nuclear energy and coal. Government-mandated phaseout roadmaps have been defined for both of these energy sources. RWE employs around 19,000 people worldwide and has a clear target: to get to net zero by 2040. On its way there, the company has set itself ambitious targets for all activities that cause greenhouse gas emissions. The Science Based Targets initiative has confirmed that these emission reduction targets are in line with the Paris Agreement. Very much in the spirit of the company’s purpose: Our energy for a sustainable life.

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