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NAES Wind Services

  1. 2. <ul><li>Corporate Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1980 </li></ul><ul><li>2,200 employees and $300+ million in revenues </li></ul><ul><li>World leadership in third-party O&M market </li></ul><ul><li>O&M track record of 173 facilities and 48,700 MW </li></ul><ul><li>Over two decades of renewable energy experience </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly three decades of major maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Focused and experienced leadership team and support infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>World class leadership team </li></ul><ul><li>A subsidiary of ITOCHU, a Fortune Global 500 Company </li></ul>
  2. 3. NAES offers a comprehensive suite of customized services for utility-scale wind generating facilities. Our services—formed from NAES long-standing track record of power plant operations for a multitude of technologies, fuels and customers—focus on safety, compliance, performance, and long-term asset value.
  3. 5. <ul><li>NAES will employ a set of operational programs and processes that promote safety, compliance, effectiveness, knowledge capture, and production. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a skilled and motivated team </li></ul><ul><li>Performance balance of plant activities </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor warranty performance </li></ul><ul><li>Identify warranty issues </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain a materials history for each WTG </li></ul><ul><li>Provide thorough and timely reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare a core staff to support post-warranty operations </li></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>NAES performs 24/7 remote monitoring services and operations from a state-of-the-art remote operations facility located in Columbia, South Carolina. </li></ul><ul><li>Station monitoring and curtailment response </li></ul><ul><li>Remote monitoring and resets of WTGs </li></ul><ul><li>Wind technician dispatch </li></ul><ul><li>Basic troubleshooting </li></ul>
  5. 9. <ul><li>NAES employs a time-tested NERC compliance strategy - what we do for ourselves, we do for others, including 40 wind power generating stations. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for NERC audits ahead of time </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid audit violations </li></ul><ul><li>Establish sound operating principles that save time and money </li></ul>
  6. 11. <ul><li>Use a proven CMMS package and approach that results in the capture of historical maintenance information in order to make effective O&M decisions, achieve superior asset performance and promote longevity. </li></ul><ul><li>Improves plant availability </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces overall maintenance costs </li></ul><ul><li>Optimizes scheduled work order management and purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances equipment, inventory, spare parts, and corrective </li></ul><ul><li>maintenance activities </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporates wireless mobile hand-held devices and barcode readers </li></ul><ul><li>essential for wind power generating stations </li></ul>
  7. 13. <ul><li>NAES provides highly skilled O&M, maintenance, engineering, supervisory, and management staff experienced in all aspects of wind power generation. </li></ul><ul><li>Full time / Part time </li></ul><ul><li>Contract personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Temp-to-perm </li></ul><ul><li>Direct recruitment </li></ul>
  8. 15. <ul><li>NAES provides a wide range of field services by skilled wind technicians to optimize wind power generation station reliability, availability and cost effectiveness, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. </li></ul><ul><li>Preventative maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Unscheduled corrective maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical balance of plant </li></ul><ul><li>Call out & emergency responses </li></ul><ul><li>Contract staffing services </li></ul><ul><li>End-of-warranty inspections </li></ul>
  9. 17. <ul><li>NAES performs a variety of repair and overhaul services from its crane-equipped 35,000 square foot shop located in Houston, Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Yaw drive repair </li></ul><ul><li>Hydraulics </li></ul><ul><li>Bearings </li></ul><ul><li>NAES shop capabilities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining (UTLs, horizontal boring mills, and lathes) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grit blasting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balancing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fabrication </li></ul></ul>
  10. 19. <ul><li>NAES provides complete yaw drive repair services, from field removal to shop repair/rebuild and reinstallation. </li></ul><ul><li>Bearing and seal replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Shaft repairs or manufacture of new shafts </li></ul><ul><li>Weld repair of components </li></ul><ul><li>Gear replacement </li></ul>
  11. 21. <ul><li>Understand your WTGs – NAES will perform a detailed onsite inspection of all aspects of your WTGs. </li></ul><ul><li>Discover defects or conditions that may require unscheduled or unplanned maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Indicate issues not documented or corrected under warranty </li></ul><ul><li>Check normal wear items, and components that may require </li></ul><ul><li>replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Additional inspections: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Borescope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generator alignment checks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oil analysis </li></ul></ul>
  12. 23. <ul><li>Long-standing history of growth and profitability </li></ul><ul><li>Market leadership in third-party O&M </li></ul><ul><li>The most extensive and diverse O&M portfolio in power generation </li></ul><ul><li>A leadership team averaging 20+ years in experience </li></ul><ul><li>Exceptionally strong relationships and customer loyalty </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated project philosophy, approach, and infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Risk mitigation - high performance in all areas </li></ul><ul><li>Low-cost business model </li></ul><ul><li>Customer alignment/no conflicts of interest </li></ul>Energy People Making Energy Facilities Work - Better