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.

Seacat Services recognized as a ‘Safety Champion’ by offshore wind developer, Ørsted

Seacat Services, the class-leading offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, has been recognized as a ‘Safety Champion’ by offshore wind project developer, Ørsted. The company has received an award in reflection of the high safety standards set by its crews at the 573-MW Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm. “At Ørsted, we never compromise on safety

Sika provides product training to wind techs for new repair coating

The new corrosion protection coating SikaCor SW-1000 RepaCor, developed in a research project, promises a significantly simpler, faster and more economical on-site repair of wind turbines.

Bureau Veritas partners with Avitas Systems for the next gen inspection services driven by advanced analytics

Bureau Veritas and Avitas Systems will transform industrial inspection with predictive analytics, robotics, and AI across industries, focusing short-term on electric power and utilities

MHI Vestas & Esvagt inaugurate new wind service vessel

Offshore wind continues its growing industrialization in Belgium as MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Esvagt will announce the inauguration of the market’s newest state-of-the-art service vessel. The vessel, christened as ‘Esvagt Mercator’, will support 50 turbines at Nobelwind, Belgium’s newest offshore wind park, and 55 turbines at Belwind 1. “With the inauguration of Esvagt Mercator,

Altitec completes blade inspection & repair at UK wind farm

Altitec, a specialist in global blade inspection and maintenance, has completed lightning damage inspection and repairs at the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, as part of its maintenance work at the site. The work this summer followed end of warranty (EOW) inspections carried out last year and featured two teams operating on-site over a period of

Inspecting rotor blades with thermography and acoustic monitoring

In the Thermoflight research project, Fraunhofer scientists are working together with industrial and research partners to investigate alternative inspection methods.

Substations for offshore wind farms get a Lidar upgrade

ZephIR Lidar technology was first deployed on an offshore platform at the Beatrice Offshore wind project in 2005

EOLOS to test offshore wind turbines in Baltic Sea using floating Lidar system

In a competitive tender, EOLOS has secured contracts to deploy the EOLOS FLS200 floating Lidar. Purposely designed for the offshore industry, the EOLOS FLS200 incorporates the leading ZephIR 300M wind Lidar ensuring the highest levels of accuracy in wind measurements. Requiring minimum time for installation and re-deployment the floating device provides cost effectiveness in both