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Fibre optics no longer theory says Danish company
1 June 2003
At the last OWEMES event in 2000, one Danish company told about an idea to simplify turbine monitoring offshore with a fibre optic cable system. This time, a Vestas representative told about the VestasOnline system for the company's 80 turbines at Horns Reef, and yes, it includes gigabyte-sized optical fibres embedded in the power cables with a backup digital radio transmitter to send information.
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