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French firm opens subsidiary in Ripley

A French firm specialising in global renewable energy solutions and a manufacturer of medium scale wind turbines has opened a UK subsidiary in Ripley, Derbyshire.

Vergnet, has moved on to Ray Rushin Business Park, Whiteley Road.

The firm has a 25-year track record working with renewable energy developers worldwide and has over 900 wind turbines installed including a total of 28 in the UK. The new subsidiary will support the company’s continued growth in the medium wind energy sector in the UK.

Diana Popa, Head of Sales, Europe and North America, said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of our new UK subsidiary in Ripley, Derbyshire. The last five years have seen major growth for medium wind projects here with capacity rising 60% year-on-year.

“The new subsidiary confirms our continued commitment to the UK market, supports our growth strategy and most importantly brings us closer to our increasing base of UK customers who rely on our full after-sales services and operations and maintenance (O&M) to keep their wind turbines operating at maximum performance.”