Applus+ IDIADA acquires Barlovento, Specialised in Wind Energy Technical Advisory Services

Applus+ IDIADA, a global leader in the testing, inspection and certification (TIC) sector, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the entire share capital of Barlovento Recursos Naturales S.L. (Barlovento), a leading wind energy technical advisory company.

Barlovento is a fast-growing company with more than 140 employees and over €13 million of annual revenue, the majority coming from Europe and Latin America. Its headquarters are in Spain.

With this acquisition, Applus+ considerably strengthens its portfolio to meet the rapidly growing demand for technical services to the expanding renewable energy market.

In the renewables industry, Applus+ has over 20 years of experience and is one of the leading companies in technical consultancy, testing, inspection and certification services in this field. Applus+ provides its services in the primary renewable technologies: onshore and offshore wind farms, photovoltaic and concentrated solar power plants, batteries and storage solutions and green hydrogen.

Applus+ IDIADA is a Spanish engineering company based in Santa Oliva, Spain. Their services include: providing design, testing, engineering, and homologation services in the automotive industry. The main office, located near Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, comprises a 360-hectare proving ground and test facility complex. The company is independent of any vehicle manufacturer and has an international network of subsidiaries and branch offices in 25 countries, including Brazil, China and India.

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