OrbiSCADA and TMC3 improve wind turbine controls

Control builder Orbital develops and produces wind turbine control systems of high performance and stability. One is OrbiSCADA.

Assessing condition-based monitoring and preventative turbine maintenance

Soon after a wind farm’s commissioning, it is critical to adopt a cost-effective operations and maintenance (O&M) strategy to maximizing the project’s long-term profitability and return on investment. Condition monitoring is a typical O&M tool that helps wind-farm owners and operators track the health of turbine components and related electrical systems. Its purpose is to assess

How artificial intelligence will improve O&M

Artificial intelligence is being applied to most every industry in efforts to improve operations and trim costs. Here’s how early efforts are already benefitting the wind industry.

Navigant Research report finds machine learning has advantages over existing utility analytics techniques

Falling costs, new technological advancements, and a fresh approach to analytics procurement make machine learning deployments easier than ever, report finds

New version of LaserNet Particle Analyzer features wide-ranging particle counting & ferrous monitoring capabilities

The V7 of the LaserNet 200 Comprehensive Particle Analyzer Series from Spectro Scientific provides extensive analysis of particles in lubricating and hydraulic fluids.

Total Eren to improve output of wind farm in Greece with Windfit by Sereema

Total Eren has chosen the Windfit technological solution developed by Sereema to equip its 40 MW Ptoon wind farm.

Advent of machine learning into predictive maintenance

Looking into the future, startups such as Otosense, 3DSignals, Predikto, and Mtell are using machine learning algorithms to look for patterns in machine data and associate them with specific machine defects.

Law firm Taylor Wessing says wind services market to see competition and digitalization

The future is digital – this also applies to the service and maintenance sector of wind power equipment.

DNV GL suggests that artificial Intelligence could boost wind farm productivity

Artificial intelligence (AI) will increasingly automate operations over the next several years in the wind and solar industries, and boost efficiencies across the renewable energy sector, according to a recent DNV GL position paper.

Insurance predictions 2018: Wearable tech leads to litigation

Fitness trackers and smart watches provide a new avenue for discovery of damages in litigation, and we’ve only just begun to see the possibilities for its use in the courtroom.