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Bettink Service Team intends to purchase wind turbine operations from Lely

Published on April 17th, 2019

Barneveld, 17 April 2019 – Due to their strategic focus on robotics and data within the dairy farming segment, Lely intends to sell its Lely Aircon wind turbine operations to Bettink Service Team. The Lely Aircon activities will be part of BestWatt, Bettink’s total solution for sustainable energy.

Over the years Lely Aircon brought many sustainable benefits to dairy farmers, however for this to be a future-proof operation Lely would have to focus more on selling wind turbines at locations outside of the dairy farming segment.  Lely’s distribution channel is not set up to service other segments and there is no intention to do so in the near future. Even though Lely believes in the sustainable benefits of wind turbines, it therefore does not fit its strategic focus anymore.

Lely has found a solid and reputable partner in Bettink Service Team who acknowledges the business value and growth potential of the Aircon products. Bettink has a wealth of experience in the installation, commission, service and maintenance of wind turbines around the world. Existing Lely Aircon customers can now rely on the specialized wind turbine services offered by Bettink. All employees of Lely Aircon will be transferred to Bettink Service Team.

Lely will continue to look at other options for creating energy neutral and circular solutions to minimize waste and make the most of resources available on the farm.

About Bettink Service Team and BestWatt

Bettink Service Team was founded in 1996 by Joop Bettink. After working for several years as a service technician, he started as an independent service company to maintain and service wind turbines. Nowadays Bettink Service Team maintains over 530 wind turbines worldwide and is a well-known partner for wind turbine owners like farmers, private investors and energy utilities.

In 2017 Bettink Service Team started a new brand called BestWatt. With a focus on the agriculture sector and companies, BestWatt supplies a concept of producing local

renewable energy. In this concept BestWatt supplies a combination of a small wind turbine, solar panels and energy storage systems.

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For more information, please contact Frans van Zetten at Bettink Service Team: fvz@bettink.nl, +31 (0) 63384 4331.

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info@bettink.co.uk

+31 (0) 342 406464

20 Gortamney Lane
Tobermore, Magherafelt
BT45 5PL
Northern Ireland

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Bettink Service Team LTD
20 Gortamney Lane
Tobermore, Magherafelt
BT45 5PL
Northern Ireland

Phone: +31 (0) 342 406464
E-mail: info@bettink.co.uk