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23.06.2020 - EWE AG

EWE OSS wins contract from Orsted

Offshore team is in charge of substations of the Gode Wind 1 and 2 marine wind farms

Oldenburg. EWE will take care of the low-voltage areas and the sub-systems of the substations in the North Sea wind farms Gode Wind 1 and Gode Wind 2 over the next twelve months. The offshore subsidiary EWE OSS has been awarded the contract for the extensive half-yearly and annual maintenance on both platforms by the operator Ørsted, world market leader in energy generation at sea. So far, the company with its headquarters in Denmark has only used its own service teams.

"We are very pleased that we were able to convince with the extensive expertise of our team and further strengthen our position as the largest independent service provider for the maintenance and repair of offshore substations with this order," said Arthur Böttcher (Business Development, EWE OSS). "In total, our service teams now take care of nine substations in the German and Dutch North Sea and one on land. This is how we ensure that more than 2,200 megawatts of installed offshore wind power are reliably connected to the electrical grid."

"By working with EWE Offshore Service & Solutions, we can further increase the efficiency of the operational management of our Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms. We look forward to a successful collaboration with an experienced service provider”, says Niels Kruse, responsible for the operation of the Gode Wind 1 and 2 wind farms at Ørsted.

EWE Offshore Service & Solutions has been an independent service provider in the European offshore wind market since 2012. As a reliable partner, EWE OSS advises and supports customers in offshore wind farm projects and offers solutions with the EWE Group's proven 360° experience. An interdisciplinary team of over 100 offshore specialists and with operational experience at home and abroad supports the offshore projects during the entire implementation - from the planning phase to operational management.

Learn more about EWE OSS: www.ewe-oss.com.

Further information on the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms can be found here: https://orsted.com/en/our-business/offshore-wind/our-offshore-wind-farms

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