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Safety Flash #1

Safety Flash #1

The global wind industry has endured several fatalities. Incorrect use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been indicated as the root cause to many of these incidents. At Greensolver we believe that a good Health and Safety culture is an important part of...

Wind Index 2017

Wind Index 2017

Production under expectations   The wind index 2017 is a key indicator to compare the wind over the year that has just ended with the wind registered over the previous years. Assuming that: Production forecast selected in the financial model is consistent with the P50...

Particles counters: how to decrease wind turbine downtimes?

In France, 25% to 30% of the turbines are equipped with a gearbox, whose gears may deteriorate over time. Their maintenance is therefore more than crucial to mitigate downtimes, production & revenues losses. Benefits of a particles counter The wear of one of the gears...

Bats & wind energy

When developing a wind farm project, one criterion for the environmental acceptability concerns the avifauna impact study. Turbine positions are controlled not to be on migration corridors nor on local species’ hunting territory. In some cases, compensatory actions...

Remote solutions to measure wind

Wind turbines are getting higher and bigger every year. As a result, it is becoming more and more difficult and costly to install a met mast high enough to have representative measurements of the wind conditions at hub height and all over the rotor plane – especially...

The best technical articles of 2017

Written by our experts, our technical articles aim to deliver independent & valuable insights on challenges faced by wind & solar assets. We have gathered in this newsletter the best of our articles published in 2017. Stay tuned, more are to come in 2018. If you are...

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