Aug 3, 2015
A selection of news from the last fortnight.
Jul 6, 2015
Manufacturing costs for Mono Bucket foundations are around 10-15% below the costs for monopile systems and installation costs around 30-50% lower, Lorry Wagner, President of Lake Erie...
Energy storage solutions such as pumped hydro provide wind farm developers with the means to cut output wastage during off-peak periods, Dave Holmes, Managing Director of UK’s Quarry...
Jul 5, 2015
An investment of only Eur10,000 ($11,100) in data-driven preventive maintenance systems can help prevent the failure of crucial components such as the gearbox, which can cost Eur300,...
Jun 5, 2015
The growing size of offshore wind farms provides greater scope for data optimisation during Operations and Maintenance, while software solutions can also help mitigate risk during the...
Jun 3, 2015
Higher efficiency from preventative and predictive maintenance can significantly lower O&M costs, Larry Freeman, EDF’s Business Development Manager- Asset Administration, said.
May 29, 2015
Monopiles will be Europe’s dominant offshore wind foundation for the next five years despite increasing turbine capacity, Tim Fischer, Head of Wind at German consultancy Ramboll, said.
May 19, 2015
Wind O&M prices have fallen by an estimated 20-30% in the last five years on increased competition and providers must develop innovative offerings as operators seek further savings...
May 12, 2015
China’s $62 billion new Silk Road Infrastructure Fund made its first energy investment in April, paving the way for further support for exporters in China’s crowded domestic wind...
May 11, 2015
Construction work for Kentish Flats Extension starts; Offshore cable project Ostwind 1 moves ahead; MidAmerican Energy budgets $900m for wind power
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