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  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant brands, has acquired a controlling interest in Romax Technology’s InSight business.

  • 2 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Predictive analytics provider ONYX InSight has signed a contract with EDF Renewables to provide predictive maintenance services at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.

  • 7 May 2013

    Romax announces the future of predictive maintenance with its fully integrated InSight Health Management Platform – a suite of products and services for the wind industry. The InSight Platform launch took place at the AWEA WINDPOWER exhibition and conference in US on May 6th, 2013 and followed on from the launch of its software in […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Innogy Ventures and Shell Ventures have provided a USD 10 million financing to predictive digital twin pioneer Akselos.

  • 6 September 2013

    A three year EU funded FP7 Project – OPTIMUS – has officially kicked off. Twelve consortium partners from six EU member states are involved in the project with Narec acting as the project coordinator. OPTIMUS will develop and demonstrate, in the field, novel methods and tools for delivering the prognostic technology necessary to evolve to […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Romax Technology and E.ON Climate & Renewables are working to develop a joint programme to predict the life and maintenance needs of wind turbine driveline components. Operations and maintenance can account for up to 25 per cent of the cost of a wind energy project, and with the number of these projects increasing, spiraling costs […]

  • 14 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The test site of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) will be one of the scenarios for the development of a project to develop predictive maintenance in offshore wind farms. The project, Operation & Maintenance tools integrating accurate structural health in offshore energy (WATEREYE), is expected to allow wind farm operators to accurately […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    UK-based independent research and technology organisation TWI Ltd has set its sights on harnessing digital twin technology to transform the process of monitoring and maintaining offshore wind turbines.

  • 28 July 2014

    Romax Technology has provided Europe’s largest renewable energy company Statkraft with end of warranty inspection services and maintenance training for its Sheringham Shoal wind farm site. Operated by Statkraft and jointly owned with the Norwegian gas and oil company Statoil, Sheringham Shoal is one of the UK’s largest wind farms with 88 Siemens 3.6MW turbines. […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ingeteam has developed a new computer tool that will allow calculation of optimal O&M strategies. According to the company, the tool, developed under the POSEIDOM project, will reduce uncertainty related to costs during the operation of offshore wind farms.

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The global wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is estimated to increase from USD 10 billion in 2015 to USD 17 billion by 2020, at a compound annual growth rate of 11.2%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest viewpoint states that technological developments have paved the way for more effective and reliable equipment and […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Borwin Alpha platform is the first offshore installation designed to convert AC power into high voltage direct current (HVDC) for onward transmission. Built and designed by the Heerema Fabrication Group on behalf of ABB, the facility can transfer a power of 400MW at a bipolar voltage of 150kV. The converted current is carried by […]

  • 4 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    In the wind turbine industry, understanding failure modes and identifying the root cause is key to being able to assess wind turbine drivetrain damage. With this knowledge comes the ability to reactively solve problems whilst implementing a strategic view of preventative or predictive maintenance.  It’s now well documented that unpredicted wind turbine downtime can cause […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and robotics solutions provider SkySpecs have completed an automated inspection of wind turbine blades on Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension wind farm off the coast of Liverpool Bay, UK.

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The long-term success of offshore wind is being put at risk by restrictions on access to wind turbine performance data that prevent operators from reducing operations and maintenance costs by up to 30%, according to ONYX InSight. Better access to turbine data allows operators to not only reduce their operational costs, but to also generate […]

  • 1 June 2012

      Moog Industrial Group will bring its high performance technologies for controlling and monitoring wind turbine blades to the Windpower 2012 Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta, Ga., June 3 – 6, 2012, to help wind turbine makers and operators boost reliability, safety and efficiency. At the Georgia World Congress Center, Hall A, Booth 2511, Moog […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has published a position paper on artificial intelligence (AI) in solar and wind energy industries, saying AI will increasingly automate operations over the next several years and boost efficiencies across the renewable energy sector.

  • 31 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Equinor is engaging with the UK offshore wind supply chain to support the development of innovative, technology-led solutions, which can shape the future of the industry post-2025. As part of this project, Equinor has partnered with UK business development organisation NOF Energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the North East of England’s offshore […]

  • 5 April 2013

    In the global search for renewable energy sources wind energy continues to experience an increasing market share. This growth drives new technological improvements which aim at increasing capacity, improving reliability and reducing the overall cost of wind turbines and correspondingly of the energy. One of the critical subsystems in this regard is the drive train […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Romax Technology’s desire to ‘push the boundaries’ leads to the development of a twin offset gear planet carrier for the wind industry. “The Romax philosophy,” says Romax Technology Founder Dr Poon, “is to look at existing designs and see how we can improve them. As a company, we are constantly looking at conventional practice and […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    GE, which launched a Digital Wind Farm ecosystem within its Onshore Wind Business in May 2015, said the system’s capabilities have the potential to be rolled out all across its onshore and offshore wind operations. “In our Renewable Energy business, the capacity to collect, store and share large amounts of data, as well as modelling and analytical capability, […]

  • 8 November 2013

    The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has awarded a GBP 249,976 federal grant to Maine Marine Composites to analyze the best ways to predict fatigue in the support structures of floating offshore wind turbines. “Maine Marine Composites engineers predict the performance and stress on components in ocean-based systems by analyzing fluid-structure interactions,” […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Global Marine Group (GMG) and Rovco have formed an invested partnership through which GMG acquired a 13.8% share in this UK-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic services company. Under the deal, the two parties committed to bringing intelligent inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) solutions to the global offshore market to improve data acquisition. SubSLAM, Rovco’s latest development, […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) are developing a software tool which aims to cut maintenance costs for offshore wind turbines. The RGU team, including Head of the School of Engineering Professor John Steel and PhD student Yashwant Sinha, is focused on developing a tool which would enable companies to carry out turbine maintenance and spares-holding […]

  • 19 July 2017

    ​DONG Energy will support two PhD research studentships at Durham University through the Durham Energy Institute (DEI). The PhDs will focus on the operation of wind turbines and helping to predict technical faults before they happen. 

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Offshore wind farm operators could be facing O&M costs as high as €100,000 to €300,000 per year, per turbine, according to the latest Wind Energy Update Operations and Maintenance report. This figure could be spiked by an additional 20 percent over the short term, as innovative 5MW variable-speed and direct-drive designs enter the market. […]