Pre-Forum Afternoon Workshop - Monday 13 March 2017  

Registration: 13:00

Extending Lifetime To Make The Most Of Your Wind Farm

13:30

The Repowering Movement

-Are performance tax credits catalysing the repowering movement and how do they help

-what solutions are offered for manufacturers and OEM’s

-How to use data to address a repower that is 14/15 years old

-what types of repowering are available, what others are doing, case study examples

Dan Shreve, Partner, Make Consulting

14:15

Retrofitting To Make The Most Of Your Wind Farm 

  • The considerations involved in Re-Powering
  • Difficulties of life extension procedures
  • Where data collection and analysis can play a key role

Matt Conwell, Senior Manager - Operations Engineering, Invenergy

15:00

Afternoon Refreshments And Networking Opportunities 

15:30

Understanding How To Retrofit and Streamline Your Approaches For Adopting New Technologies

  • Using retrofitting to deal with data security needs
  • Typical retrofitting issues and how to fix them
  • The need for reference data in monitoring retrofitting 

Matthew Hendrickson, Head Of Energy Operations, Vaisala

16:30

Workshop Ends