RES completes first phase of O&M consultancy for Hitachi

RES has delivered the first phase of offshore O&M consultancy services to Hitachi to support their O&M strategy for a Japanese offshore wind farm project planned for completion in the early 2020s. RES, who have extensive experience in the Korean and Japanese markets, have been working closely with Hitachi on the project that will contain Hitachi’s HTW5.0-126 downwind offshore wind turbine model. The provision of the services included an in-depth analysis of Hitachi’s planned O&M strategy and offshore logistics.
Filippo Di Salle, General Manager AO&M of RES Offshore said:“With our global project portfolio in wind, solar, transmission and energy storage exceeding 10GW together with our extensive offshore wind experience and knowledge we have been able to provide our technical and commercial expertise to Hitachi and support our Tokyo office for the emerging Japanese renewable energy market.”
Shinzo Inoue, Senior Engineer of Hitachi, Ltd. Said:“In Japan, offshore wind is at the very early stage of development. Players in this business field, including Hitachi, need much knowledge backed by experience in European market to advance offshore wind industry in Japan. Hitachi has learned much through the work with RES. This is valuable experience for us.”
RES (Renewable Energy Systems) is one of the world’s leading independent renewable energy companies. At the forefront of renewable energy development for over 30 years, RES has developed and/or built over 10GW of renewable energy capacity worldwide. RES’ core activities are onshore wind, offshore wind and solar, and technologies that will be enablers to a low carbon future – Energy Storage, Demand Side Management and Transmission. RES is headquartered in the United Kingdom and operates across the globe.
Hitachi, Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2015 (ended March 31, 2016) totaled 10,034.3 billion yen ($88.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 335,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare.

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