Welcome to our in-depth exploration of Spain’s top three wind operations and maintenance (O&M) companies. In this article, we’ll shine a spotlight on these industry leaders, emphasizing their roles in sustaining and optimizing wind energy assets in Spain and beyond.
1) Coxabengoa – O&M in Sevilla
Based in Sevilla, former company Abengoa boasted over 70 years of expertise in engineering, construction, and infrastructure maintenance in the energy sector. The company has been a primary turnkey contractor in the development of wind projects worldwide. Cox Energy acquired the assets of the company in April 2023. Now, the newly formed company Coxabengoa is providing O&M services for renewable, conventional, and water treatment plants, drawing on the extensive experience of Abengoa.
2) OPDENERGY HOLDING, S.A. – O&M in Madrid
Next on our list of large wind O&M companies is Opdenergy. Besides Spain, it operates in the United Kingdom, Italy, Mexico, the United States, and Chile. Originally focused on the solar sector, Opdenergy has expanded into wind energy, storage, and hybrid systems. Their O&M division ensures efficient energy asset operation through preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance, guided by core principles: maximizing energy generation, cost efficiency, process safety, and equipment reliability.
3) Global Energy Services (GES) – O&M in Zamudio
Last on our list is Global Energy Services, short GES. Headquartered in Zamudio in Spain, is a global leader in construction and services for the solar and wind industry. The company is present in over 20 countries. Their expertise in wind projects is evident as they have successfully provided O&M services for 2 GW of wind farms worldwide.
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