A manufacturer of small wind turbines from Estonia offers 2, 10 and 50 kW wind turbines for domestic and business clients. The company is interested in finding representatives for their products outside Estonia, who would deal with either sales or installations (including maintenance) or both. The company is interested in distribution services.
Manufacturer of small wind turbines from Estonia produces three types of electrical small wind turbines with nominal power of 2, 10 and 50 kW. All of them are small wind turbines with designed lifetime of 20 years. 2 kW small wind turbine has rotor diameter of 4m and is based on famous Hugh Piggott DIY (do-it-yourself) design. For 10 kW turbine the rotor diameter is 10 meters and annual energy production at 7 m/s average wind speed is 42 808 kWh. For 50 kW unit the rotor diameter is 16 meters and annual energy production at 7 m/s is 168 155 kWh. The towers are either 12, 18 or 22 m with hydraulic lift mechanism or 36 m for 50 kW model. Main customers are small households, rural or chain businesses, farms. The company is mainly interested in the following collaboration types: 1) Distribution service agreement under which sales, installation and maintenance services from the partner under the guidance and training from the Estonian company should be provided; The company is looking for local representatives and these types of collaborations in different countries because legislation for wind energy installations varies in countries and also due to the fact that local companies have better access to domestic market and can add premium value to the clients. Therefore, local partners would have better resources to understand the local context and increase the company’s sales.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
The sought partner is a private company engaged in trade in the renewable energy sector. The company should be capable of either project management, marketing and sales or installation and maintenance (or all of the above) of small wind turbines with cooperation from manufacturer. The sought collaboration types are distribution device agreements. Under distribution service agreement the partner is expected to sell, install and maintain the wind turbines.
Stage of Development:
Already on the market
Secret Know-how,Design Rights
Comments Regarding IPR Status:
Company turbines design has the European certificate for design for harmonisation in the internal markets.