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Revergy wins inspection contracts for eight wind farms in Brazil

Spanish renewable energy firm gains Brazil wind farm contracts totalling 220MW for site supervision and quality inspections

Revergy has won the supervision and inspection contacts for eight wind farms totalling 220MW in Brazil

Spanish engineering firm Revergy has won contracts to perform supervision and quality inspections across eight wind farms in Brazil. Revergy, which specialises in renewable energy development, has won three contacts for the wind farms which total 220MW in the BRIC country.

Revergy, which is based in Spain, has opened an office in Sao Paulo to help support the work. The company, which is a part of Grupo Isotrol, said opening the office expands its presence in Latin America. The Brazilian branch is the second office for Revergy in Latin America following the Spanish firm opening the first one in Mexico. Revergy said both offices are predicted to become standard in the renewable energy sector in Latin American countries.

The company currently performs inspection and quality control works across six wind farms in Brazilian states Bahia and Rio Grande do Norte. Revergy said the purpose of such inspections is aimed at examining the condition of installation structures and processes. This includes substations, wind turbines and detecting faults and serial breakdowns. The company said inspections are important because they affect future operating expenses not included in financing a project.

Revergy said: “The scope of such inspections is aimed at reviewing the condition of the entire installation, including substations and each wind turbine and they are focused on the detection of serial breakdowns and faults. These inspections are of key importance, since they have a direct impact on future operating expenses not included in the project finance.”

Revergy said it has started to share its "know-how" at the development phase of new wind farms by performing quality inspections during the manufacture and assembly of wind turbine parts, as well as supervising electricity, civil and mechanical works on a construction site. Such works ensure a project is compliant with regulations and start-up times are pertinent to the wind sector, said Revergy.