Expert Papers

Windpower Monthly Expert Papers provide up-to-date information on the key technologies and developments in products and services that are driving competitive advantage and efficiencies in the global wind power sector. The Expert Papers have been made possible through sponsorship support from wind industry companies.

WIND Turbine load and optimisation: exploring the latest developments and technical advances that are helping to manage turbine loads during operation

Load and optimisationWind turbines must operate at the peak of their load capabilities in order to achieve maximum output. We look at the recent technical advances, challenges and market trends that are helping to improve the cost of energy of wind projects.

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Sponsored by Automasjon








Wind turbine retrofitting 2014: exploring the latest developments in upgrading and replace components and systems

Retrofitting 2014Retrofitting is helping the industry to address the need improve energy yields of operating wind projects. We look at the current systems, the drivers for development and the upcoming challenges.

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Sponsored by Automasjon








Turbine Control systems 2014: exploring the latest developments and trends of the systems that ensure reliable, efficient and safe functioning of wind turbines

Offshore Weather Monitoring SystemsWind turbine control systems for today's commercial-scale wind farms are important contributors to lowering the cost of energy. We look at the capabilities of the current offerings, the drivers for development and the technical challenges.

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Sponsored by Automasjon








SCADA 2014 systems for wind: exploring the latest developments in supervisory control and data acquisition software

Offshore Weather Monitoring SystemsSCADA data serves a growing number of purposes far beyond the basic needs of monitoring and controling turbines to reduce downtime and increase availability. We look at the current systems, the drivers for development and the upcoming challenges.

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Sponsored by Automasjon








Condition Monitoring 2013: Exploring the Innovations, challenges and potential of the products and services that keep wind turbines operating

Condition monitoringAs technology improves and detractors of condition monitoring systems reduce, we explore the current systems available, the advantages of each system type and how to make the most of the data captured.

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Sponsored by Bachmann








OFFSHORE maintenance vessels: A new market for jack-up vessels

Operations & Maintenance VesselsAs more far-shore wind projects come online, operators will be making demands on the smaller, tailor-made jack-up vessels to provide maintenance. We explore the market, the requirements, and the solutions available in 2013, from major component exchange needs to availability options.  

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Sponsored by DBB








weather monitoring OFFSHORE 2013: exploring the latest developments in measuring and monitoring offshore wind speed and direction

Offshore Weather Monitoring SystemsThe accumulation of reliable weather measurement data is of key importance from project inception through the lifetime. We look at the current methods of accumulating accurate information and how to manage the data through a 20 year period or longer.

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Sponsored by Automasjon

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