Oct 9, 2019
New data-reactive turbine controls can halve the number of curtailments used to protect bats and birds while predictive systems can generate deeper fleet savings, technology developers told New Energy Update.
Sep 25, 2019
Wind operators are increasingly turning to multiple turbine configurations to boost siting and revenue opportunities, raising new challenges in component sourcing and maintenance training, industry experts told New Energy Update.
Sep 12, 2019
Leading wind turbine suppliers are combining digital solutions with supply chain and inventory learnings to win third-party service contracts in the hotly-contested operations and maintenance (O&M) market.
Aug 28, 2019
Turbine and tower advancements could sustain repowering activity into the next decade, outweighing the impact of falling tax credits, leading suppliers told New Energy Update.
Jul 24, 2019
Vestas' new merchant wind extension project in Sicily shows how site-specific turbine optimization and sharing of wholesale market risks are opening up new opportunities in Europe.
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.