wpd will start operations in the United States


In the future, wpd wind projects Inc. a subsidiary of wpd group will be operating in the U.S. wind market. The new subsidiary of wpd has acquired the U.S.-American subsidiary of Volkswind.

The contract to take over Volkswind USA has been signed. The new venture wpd wind projects will have its main office in Portland, Oregon, where Volkswind’s subsidiary has been founded in 2008. The team based there is working on several wind farm projects in different states of the USA. 

“We see major potential in the American wind energy market and we are looking forward to expanding wpd's international activities together with the local team, and implementing promising projects”, states Gernot Blanke, CEO at wpd. 

wpd also has recent success to report in South America. On August 18th 2016, the Chilean Energy Ministry announced the results of an extensive invitation to tender for delivering electricity. wpd won contracts for three projects with a total volume of 350 MW, all to be installed by 2021.

The wpd group already operates In South America. In Chile, wpd has won contracts for three wind energy projects with a total capacity of 350 MW, which are to be installed until 2021.

Tanja Peschel / wpd

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