By Michelle Froese DNV GL announces its latest Joint Industry Project (JIP), aiming to optimize the performance of wind farms by reducing the downtime and lower the costs of energy during the operational project life span of 25 years or more.
In collaboration with several wind energy stakeholders like operators, manufacturers, and insurance companies, DNV GL aims to develop a recommended practice which will describe best methods for wind farm operations.
Wind-farm owners are faced with many challenges to increase availability and performance of wind turbines while driving down the costs.
“Modern turbines are meeting the industry performance assumptions of 97% onshore and 94% offshore, but
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