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Winter is coming… is your wind asset ready?

Winter is coming… is your wind asset ready?

Although it is still warm outside, we shouldn’t forget that winter is coming… And with winter comes ice which can be an issue for a wind turbine, not only technically speaking but can also cause liabilities issues to asset owners. Indeed, not only responsible for...

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...

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...

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