Statoil chooses Kongsberg EmPower for Hywind Demo

By Paul Dvorak Statoil has been awarded a grant from ENOVA to test the condition monitoring capabilities of the Kongsberg EmPower system for the floating wind turbine Hywind Demo. Statoil will monitor the condition of the turbine using the EmPower system, and evaluate its functionality to discover early signs of fault, and calculate remaining lifetime for main components. This will contribute to a reduction of maintenance costs and downtime caused by unforeseen faults and maintenance need for offshore wind turbines.
Statoil will monitor the condition of the Hywind Demo turbine using the EmPower system, and evaluate its operations to discover early signs of faults,

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