OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Our subsidiary EDF EN Services is a leader in onshore wind and photovoltaic operation & maintenance in France and Europe. With its expertise, the plant productivity and lifespan are optimized. This experience benefits to our clients. In North America, the O&M activity is carried by EDF Renewable Services.

An expertise for EDF Energies Nouvelles and our clients

EDF EN Services (EENS) ensures the operation and maintenance (O&M) of green power plants in Europe for EDF Energies Nouvelles and third parties. Over 530 specialists guarantee operation of 3,4 GW with a predictive approach of maintenance and strong skills in digital O&M. EENS owns an Operation Control Center in France, 40 local O&M offices in Europe (France, Greece, Poland, Germany, Italy, Belgium and United-Kingdom) expert in every turbine technologies and solar inverters. EENS obtained ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 certifications.

 

24/7 Real time monitoring

The European Operation Control Center keep watch in real time to troubleshoot and coordinate the activities of technicians:

  • Real-time monitoring of wind and solar power plants
  • Wind turbine remote reboot and reclosing of delivery stations (MV / HV)
  • Service technicians sending as needed
  • Relationship management with power station operators and air traffic control
  • Compliance with requirements of operating agreements

 

In-depth analysis to ensure performance over the long term

Specialist teams are establishing diagnoses and solutions to better plan component replacements and optimize production:

  • Predictive maintenance tools
  • Failure Analysis and forecasting of breaks in the long term
  • Implementation of appropriate and innovative solutions

40 local maintenance centers in Europe, with rapid response teams to perform high quality maintenance, troubleshooting, replacement of major components or technical audits, in all safety.

 

A centralized supply to minimize downtime.

Supplies of spare parts and major components are secured through long-term framework contracts with preferred partners throughout Europe.

In order to continuously improve the quality of its services, EDF EN Services places innovation at the heart of its business by developing and investing in new tools:

  • Blades digital Inspection
  • Infrared thermography to detect defective solar modules
  • Wind turbines performance analysis using the LIDAR laser technology

 

A centralized supply to minimize downtime.

A high-level engineering division: design and development of tools for analysis of statistical data, long-term solutions research for the optimization of production, inspections and technical audits.

Two operation control centers in Europe and the United States: data centralization and remote control of equipment.

Local maintenance antennas: optimizing maintenance time, reducing production losses, proximity to the territories.