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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 Eur300,000 to replace, Mario Giagnotti, O&M Manager at BKW Italia, told Wind Energy Update.
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 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, Peter Wells CEO of Upwind Solutions, an Independent Service Provider, said.
May 11, 2015
Power plant closures and hiking transmission costs are driving up US utilities' investment in energy storage, John Jung, CEO of Greensmith, an energy storage services firm, told Wind Energy Update.
Apr 27, 2015
Greater plant owner demand for high speed computing and benchmarking data analysis platforms will cause rapid development of power upgrade packages and create a basis for further OEM innovation.
Apr 23, 2015
The winners for the 2015 Inaugural Wind Energy Update (WEU) O&M Excellence Awards were announced at the 7th Wind Operations and Maintenance Summit in Dallas last week.
Apr 21, 2015
Transmission link delays are having a clear impact on new projects in Brazil. What is less obvious is how the situation might affect operations and maintenance.
Mar 31, 2015
The official shortlist for the upcoming WEU O&M Excellence Awards, sponsored by E.ON and Danish Wind Power Academy Americas (DWPAA), has now been released; the winner of each category will be announced on-site at the upcoming Wind Energy O&M...
Mar 23, 2015
With 51.5GW of turbine capacity installed in 2014 it is clear that the industry requires an increasingly robust, distributed and consolidated O&M services apparatus to not only meet this cumulative growth but to tend to the ever complex challenges...
Mar 16, 2015
The $1.5bn O&M segment in the United States will see its market value reach new highs in 2015 as Independent Service Providers (ISP) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) spur a new wave of disruptive technology and global ISP consolidation in...
Mar 16, 2015
Original Equipment Manufacturers’(OEM) will increasingly securing US customers within their after-sales business - the primary cash cow - with performance upgrade products and warranty extensions in 2015.
Feb 27, 2015
The lack of transparency concerning operational performance data from wind energy assets has historically been a key stumbling block at both the industry and company level.
Feb 24, 2015
Wind Energy Update, in collaboration with E.ON and Danish Wind Power Academy Americas, have announced they will host the first Wind O&M industry awards ceremony at the leading North American Wind Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Dallas Summit (...