Jul 24, 2019
Jul 10, 2019
GE Renewable Energy's new 40-year turbine life certificate will increase investor confidence in longer revenue models but deployment will depend on capex trade-offs and outlooks for turbine advancements, industry experts told New Energy Update.
Jun 26, 2019
Growing competition between service providers is set to accelerate digital product savings, opening up advanced technologies to more operators and pressuring smaller digital suppliers, market experts told New Energy Update.
Jun 12, 2019
Sites with low wind velocity, changeable wind direction and high temperatures could see the greatest revenue gains from machine-learning turbine controls, Jim Kiles, CEO of wind AI supplier Vayu, told New Energy Update.
May 29, 2019
Smaller and lighter advanced generator designs will eliminate gearboxes and slice costs if developers can overcome cooling and materials challenges, experts told New Energy Update.
May 15, 2019
Wind turbine suppliers are investing in supply chain solutions and combining new technologies with data advantages to win service contracts for third-party turbines, leading suppliers told the Wind Operations Dallas 2019 conference.
May 1, 2019
Self-diagnosing turbines, real-time output maximization and “crane less” maintenance will soon impact wind operations, cutting labour costs and increasing generation revenue, Denver Bane, Onshore Wind Services Strategy Leader at GE Renewable Energy, told the Wind Operations Dallas 2019 conference.
Mar 20, 2019
Insurance group Munich RE has developed a yield cover product that uses wind asset data to create automated settlements, cutting costs and improving accuracy, company officials said.
Mar 7, 2019
Intense competition is slicing wind operations and maintenance (O&M) prices, lowering margins towards turbine margin levels and attracting a new type of service provider, Oliver Metcalfe, wind power analyst at BloombergNEF (BNEF), said.