By Michelle Froese Blade inspection and maintenance specialist, Altitec, has completed end-of-warranty (EOW) blade inspections at the Amakhala Wind Farm in South African’s Eastern Cape. The inspections were undertaken in partnership with Nordex Energy South Africa.
EOW inspections and maintenance are essential to the successful long-term operation and financial returns of wind farms.
Under the terms of the contract, Altitec carried out EOW inspections on 54 turbines, each with a height of 91 m. Inspection work began on the first turbine blades in December 2016, and was completed this summer.
“We know that turbine blades that are regularly inspected and maintained to a high standard remain
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