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Posted

25/09/2015

Author

Guest Author

Top 5 ways to optimise wind farm performance

Guest post by David Cunningham, cleantech and renewables analyst at SgurrEnergy.

You can also download our free report on wind farm optimisation, produced in association with SgurrEnergy. 'Wind farm optimisation' is available to download here.

The wind market is maturing, which means owners and operators are increasingly looking to enhance returns by managing their assets more effectively.   ...

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Posted

16/02/2015

Author

Richard Heap

Wind Farm Owners: How To Cut The Impact Of Gearbox Failure



Wind farm owners can face hefty bills —up to $500,000 —if turbine gearboxes fail. This is the finding of a new report from an insurance specialist.

This month, renewable energy insurer GCube has published a report called ‘Grinding Gearboxes’about the impact of gearbox failure on wind farm owners and investors. It has also highlighted a few key steps that asset managers should take to mitiga ...

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