Electrogrup from Romania, Montage and Windenergy Service from Germany have established a Romanian-German joint venture called Wind Energy Service East Europe (WESEE) to build the infrastructure for the Fantanele wind farm in the Dobrogea region, a 600 MW project by Czech energy company CEZ. The total value of the project is estimated at EUR 1.1 billion.
Electrogrup is a Romanian provider of energy and telecommunications projects operating in Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Timisoara, Iasi and Brasov. Montage has nine years of experience in the area of wind turbine installation as part of big European projects conducted in Germany, Belgium and Italy, while Windenergy Service is a provider of maintenance services for European wind farms.
In order to conduct the installation and maintenance works on the wind turbines of the Fantanele site, the company announced it would recruit local workers who would be trained and accredited in Germany.
According to WESEE data, the new company will provide installation, commissioning and maintenance services for wind power stations. WESEE is also considering expanding its business in the Republic of Moldova, Bulgaria, Hungary, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia and Albania.