Keep the Blades Turning

Spring, Nancy
August 2009
Power Engineering;Aug2009, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p54
Trade Publication
The article presents guidelines for improving operations and decreasing costs of maintaining wind farms. Constant exposure to the elements is the source of stress on a wind turbine. Some wind farm manufacturers provide maintenance services for their turbines. Checking yaw angles is part of regular maintenance on wind turbines. Grid connection to the utility is also considered critical. INSET: A SAMPLING OF WIND FARM MAINTENANCE COMPANIES.


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