March 5, 2014
Envision Energy is proud to announce that Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (Pattern Energy), an independent renewable power company, has selected the Envision Smart Wind Farm' System Wind OS' to consolidate control of its wind power assets in North and South America. Pattern Energy will use Wind OS' for its current operating fleet of six projects and 1041 MW at its Operations Control Center (OCC) in Houston, Texas to standardize operations, ensure timely response to events, optimize performance, and improve efficiency in the operation of its growing fleet.
Wind OS' is a standardized overlay system that is turbine manufacturer-independent, giving operators control and monitoring capabilities for wind turbines, substations, and met towers through a unified interface. In addition, Wind OS' provides access to a reliable and centralized data repository for detailed analysis, trending, and reporting of performance data. Additional modules for Business Analytics & Optimization, Forecasting/Outage Scheduling, and Enterprise Asset Management are also available.
The Smart Wind Farm' System is designed for quick implementation by significantly reducing the amount of customization work required for each project. Integration of Wind OS' for the Pattern Energy fleet is already underway, and is projected to be fully implemented and tested in a swift four month timeframe.
About Envision Energy
Envision Energy is a global smart energy management company. Core businesses include designing and manufacturing wind turbines, wind farm software services, diagnostic/technical services, and integrated project management services.
Envision has 2 GW of wind turbines in operation, while Envision software helps manage more than 5 GW of wind power assets worldwide. Envision is located strategically across the globe, with primary offices in Houston, Texas; Shanghai, China; Mexico City, Mexico; and Silkeborg, Denmark. For more information on our software and services please visit www.envision-energy.net.
About Pattern Energy
Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Pattern Energy) is an independent renewable power company listed on the NASDAQ ('PEGI') and Toronto Stock Exchange ('PEG'). Pattern Energy has a portfolio of ten wind power projects, with a total owned capacity of 1,255 MW, in the United States, Canada and Chile that use proven, best-in-class technology. Pattern Energy's wind power projects generate stable long-term cash flows in attractive markets and provide a solid foundation for the continued growth of the business. For more information, visit www.patternenergy.com.
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