Wind Power

06 Mar 2023

RES strenghtens global support services offering with acquisition of im future

06 Mar 2023  by w3.windfair   
RES focuses on growth with strategic acquisition and enters two new markets: Spain and Portugal / Acquires experienced leader in wind energy maintenance and strengthens RES’ offering to customers / 12GW of operational assets globally supported by RES

Global renewable energy company, RES, has acquired IM FutuRe – a leading Spanish Operations and Maintenance (O&M) provider and with it, contracts to provide 1.5GW of O&M services for 1400 wind turbines in Spain and Portugal.

The acquisition sees RES enter the Iberian market as it moves at pace to grow its support services business - providing high value asset management and O&M services to clients. RES now supports more than 12 GW of operational assets across the globe with a focus on enhancing asset lifetime and performance, while improving financial outcomes for customers.

As a leader in wind maintenance techniques, and well known for its blade inspection and repair capabilities, IM FutuRe have inspected and repaired over two thousand blades in the last three years. All 167 employees along with the management team will join RES and continue to provide services for customers including Iberdrola, EDPR, Naturgy, EnergieKontor and Olivento.

The deal is the third RES has made in the last 12 months, following on from acquisitions in Australia and Denmark, as it seeks to strengthen its offering across multiple technologies and markets.

Marco Perona, RES’ CEO – Support Services, commented: “RES has ambitious growth plans for its global Support Services business and continue to implement our strategy, entering new segments and markets. The acquisition of IM FutuRe will strengthen RES’ overall position in wind energy services combining opportunities and additional clients with enhanced capabilities. As we establish ourselves in Spain and Portugal, we will expand our O&M service provision to cover solar and storage, and asset management across all technologies.”

José Antonio Riveiro, General Manager at IM FutuRe, “Becoming part of RES allows us to bring an even broader range of services and solutions to our customers; and provides exciting growth opportunities for our people.”


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