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Reference Number ETI-WI1004
Title Condition Monitoring
Status Completed
Energy Categories RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES(Wind Energy) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Metallurgy and Materials) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Moog Insensys Ltd
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 24 July 2009
End Date 19 November 2013
Duration 52 months
Total Grant Value £5,100,000
Industrial Sectors Technical Consultancy
Region South East
Programme
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Moog Insensys Ltd (99.995%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Strathclyde (0.001%)
Project Contact , EDF Energy (0.001%)
Project Contact , E.ON UK (formerly PowerGen) (0.001%)
Project Contact , Romax Technology (0.001%)
Project Contact , SeeByte Limited (0.001%)
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Objectives
  • The development of intelligent monitoring for wind turbines
  • Sought to improve reliability and the monitoring of turbines
  • Sought to increase the availability of turbines by reducing their downtime by up to 20%
Abstract

The Condition Monitoring project was led by Moog Insensys and included Romax, SeeByte, the University of Strathclyde, E.ON and EDF.

It looked towards developing an intelligent integrated, predictive, condition monitoring package for wind turbines, which improved reliability and increased availability by reducing downtime by up to 20% and led to potential savings of 6,000 per turbine.

Launched in September 2009 with5.4m of ETI funding the system was tested on turbines belonging to EDF in France and E.ON in North Yorkshire. The project completed in summer 2013.

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Added to Database 15/08/18