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Wind farm operations: developing effective operations and maintenance practices

Looking to learn the fundamentals of successful wind farm operations and draw from real-world experience? This 1-day, interactive workshop will give you a framework for developing effective O & M practices for asset management, site operations, and performance and condition monitoring.

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Training Information

  • Duration:

    1 day

  • Date:

    To be determined

Additional information
Group discussions will include real-world examples and case studies of operating projects with a focus on solutions for common O & M challenges and ways to optimize project performance and reliability. You’ll build an understanding of how to navigate critical transitions in a project lifecycle, such as selecting a successful post-warranty O & M strategy. Course material is drawn from the team’s practical operations experience and vast database of DNV GL’s consulting on hundreds of operating wind farms.

Key benefits:

  • Operating Costs – improve your budget approach through benchmarking
  • Asset Management – understand KPIs and how to manage risk
  • Operations Reporting & Compliance – enhance performance visibility through better reporting
  • Data Analysis and Inspections – optimize turbine power performance
  • Reliability – use condition monitoring to project failure rates and avoid costly unplanned maintenance
  • O&M Strategy – learn how to make the right choices for post warranty transition
  • Maintenance – what, when and how? …identify cost implications

Course outline:

  • KPI’s and risk (includes activity)
  • Budgets and benchmarking
  • Asset management: keeping on top of things
  • Wind farm performance
    -Operational issues
    -Real-world troubleshooting and inspections
    -Unscheduled maintenance planning
  • Team activity
  • Optimizing turbine power performance (with case studies)
    -Real-world data analysis
    -Condition monitoring
  • Team activity
  • Post warranty planning (interactive, using case studies)
    -End of warranty inspection
    -O & M strategy: how to choose your provider
  • Q & A session

Who should attend?
Executives, senior managers and technical personnel looking for a “big picture” perspective and an understanding of best practices in wind farm asset management and operations. This workshop provides group discussions from real-world examples and case studies of operating projects with a focus on solutions for common O & M challenges and ways to optimize project performance and reliability.