ONYX InSight says there’s need for greater access to operational wind-turbine data

By Michelle Froese Restrictions on access to operational turbine performance data are limiting the wind industry’s ability to reduce its O&M costs. This is according to ONYX InSight, a predictive analytics partner for asset owners and operators, which has further warned that these restrictions may be unlawful under EU competition law.
According to ONYX InSight, restrictions on wind-turbine data may be unlawful and impede the growth of the wind industry.
O&M-related expenditure constitutes 58% of all operational expenditure costs, much of which is due to reactive, unplanned maintenance. While the industry is increasingly turning to predictive maintenance programs and condition monitoring systems (CMS) that allow

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