In the always evolving landscape of renewable energy, the efficient operation and maintenance of renewable facilities play an important role in ensuring optimal performance. Germany, a global leader in the transition to renewable energy sources, is home to a burgeoning industry of Operations & Maintenance (O&M) companies dedicated to maximising the potential of renewable installations. In this article, we will explore three of the largest O&M companies in Germany, delving into their portfolio, global presence, renewable capacity etc.
1) Juwi AG – O&M based in Wörrstadt
Founded in 1996, Wörrstadt-based Juwi AG has been at the forefront of developing, operating, and maintaining renewable energy projects worldwide. The company‘s portfolio comprises wind, solar, and hybrid power installations. Their 1,300 employees are spread in many different local offices in Asia, Africa, North and South America, Europe and Australia. With 4,100MW of renewable plants monitored and an installed capacity of 5,700MW, Juwi is a prominent player in the renewable energy sector.
2) BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH – O&M based in Bavaria
BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH, a leading O&M company, is located in the city of Kolitzheim in the Lower Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. Established in 2001, the company has an impressive track record in the development, construction, and maintenance of solar and battery projects. BELECTRIC operates on a global scale and has installed over 490 solar systems worldwide, generating a total capacity of over 4.6 GW. The company‘s O&M service provides a comprehensive solution for solar and battery storage system operators, ensuring the security and enhancement of their systems. With over two decades of experience in O&M, BELECTRIC oversees a total plant capacity of over 2.1 GWp globally.
3) Enerparc AG – O&M based in Hamburg
Enerparc AG, a major O&M player in Germany’s renewable energy sector, established itself in 2008 with expertise in managing solar installations. Their extensive portfolio includes over 600 realised projects in more than 25 countries, coming to a capacity of 4.1GW. Based in Hamburg, the company is active with O&M operations globally. Enerparc AG’s impressive portfolio, global presence, sustainability focus, and innovation cement their influence in the renewable energy sector, both in Germany and internationally.
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