Rome/Italy, December 2016: For the first time ever, BaxEnergy and ROMO Wind bring together the Italian Wind Industry to discuss the future of Operations & Maintenance during the first edition of O&M Italian Forum on Performance and Monitoring

More than 50 attendees from 31 companies representing over two thirds of the wind power owned and operated in Italy have taken part to the first edition of the O&M Italian Forum on Performance and Monitoring, held in Rome on December 2nd.

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Luca Alemanno, ROMO Wind Country Manager, and Vincenzo Carbone, Commercial Director of the Strategic Business Unit at BaxEnergy

Forerunners of the event, BaxEnergy and ROMO Wind have brought together -for the very first time ever- key exponents of the Italian Wind Energy Industry, from Enel Green Power to EDF Energie Nouvelles, from ERG to E2i Energie Speciali and many more, to discuss and shape the future of Operations and Maintenance (O&M).

The Forum has been a ground-breaking moment for all the participants that with enthusiasm and curiosity exchanged their opinions, ideas and visions on how to operate wind farms effectively and more efficiently. “With this Forum, our aim was not only to build-up a valuable networking platform, but -above all- creating something never realized before in Italy”, explains Vincenzo Carbone, Commercial Director of the Strategic Business Unit at BaxEnergy, adding “As the energy market is constantly evolving and new solutions and approaches are continuously implemented, it is fundamental to promote share-driven knowledge moments among all the actors, from energy providers to service suppliers. We realised that this moment was missing in Italy so far and this was our inner motivation for organizing the event.”

Focus of the Forum was exploring the different processes, activities and emerging projects related to the O&M Performance Monitoring field, so to debate and identify the best way to optimize data analysis, improve energy production and increase assets performance and value. These have been the main topics addressed by the speakers, from Maurizio Suraci and Fabio Corbo bringing in their experience driving ERG, to Ludovico Terzi from Renvico, from Francesco Bedani of DNV GL, to Luca Alemanno of ROMO Wind and Vincenzo Carbone broadcasting BaxEnergy’s vision of the future of O&M, during the intense discussion panel followed by an interactive round-tables and Q&A session that has raised the interest and the proactive participation of the audience.

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The round-tables and Q&A session during the O&M Forum in Rome

“In this unique environment, we wanted – as BaxEnergy – to share our vision on how to innovate the future of O&M through our turn-key solution Energy Studio Pro® and the brand-new AssetStack™, that combined together become valuable a unique business-enabler platform for a number of activities that goes far beyond performance monitoring, rather creating a solution that integrates a family of products as different pieces of the same puzzle”, proudly affirms Vincenzo Carbone.

“We are more than happy that the Italian Wind Industry has accepted our invitation and so making this successful Forum happen. We believe this event can be considered as the trigger not only for the next edition but also for other kind of similar initiatives needed by the industry to move forward”, enthusiastically says Luca Alemanno, Italian Country Manager of ROMO Wind, who points out “Events like the O&M Forum help us to move further with sharing knowledge and innovation in the energy sector.”

Looking back to the overall success of the O&M Forum and the positive feedback of its participants, BaxEnergy team is working to lead the way towards new futuristic projects, ideas and thematic workshops with the aim to create remarkable synergies in the Italian landscape and in the broader energy market.

About ROMO Wind

ROMO Wind is an independent technology service provider, setting new standards for optimising wind turbine performance. The company is the exclusive provider of the patented iSpin technology, the unique spinner anemometer system able to monitor wind conditions where it matters – directly at the spinner, in front of the rotor. ROMO Wind’s aim is to provide customers with the best solutions for measuring, monitoring and improving wind turbine performance for a better return on their investment. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: http://romowind.com/en

About BaxEnergy

BaxEnergy is dedicated to deliver innovative turnkey solutions to renewable energy players for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of their power plants. The aim of the company is to make renewable energy easier, more efficient, affordable and secure, contributing to build a greener world for the benefit of present and future generations. BaxEnergy was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Bad Nenndorf, Germany. The Development and Support division is located in Catania, Italy. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.baxenergy.com

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