seebaWIND Service monitors northerly wind farm in the world: Significant increase in earnings thanks to remote monitoring in real time

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The manufacturer-independent service providers seebaWIND Service GmbH monitored since May 15 wind turbines Nordex N80, with a total output of 37.5 MW wind farm in

The manufacturer-independent service providers seebaWIND Service GmbH monitored since May 15 wind turbines Nordex N80, with a total output of 37.5 MW wind farm in the Norwegian Havøygavlen about 50 kilometers south of the North Cape. Because of wind speeds often 35 to 40 meters per second and quickly changing directions is one of the northernmost wind farm in the world, particularly in the winter months to the most demanding world.

The plants with a total building height of 120 meters are designed for wind speeds of four to 25 meters per second and produce in a total of 90 million kilowatt hours of energy, enough to meet the needs of more than 25,000 households. Per DSL connection to the modern long-distance control center in Osnabrück monitored seebaWIND service the wind farm every day of 16 clock in the afternoon to 8 clock in the morning and all day on weekends. On error will be responded within 15 minutes.

seebaWIND Service monitors wind turbines in real time

“With an average wind speed of 9 m / s, the location offers a huge potential of energy production. This potential is – coupled with the extreme climatic conditions – a corresponding need for care over, “explains Jörg Fuchs, head of the technical management at seebaWIND service, and adds:” The remote monitoring and immediate remote troubleshooting for a wind farm near the Arctic Circle are also available for us an exciting and responsible challenge. In these extreme climatic conditions near the Arctic, where steel can very quickly break, you should know what you are doing! “The service team of the Norwegian wind farm operator Arctic Wind will wake each morning a report on the events of the night. Disorders that could not be fixed by dialing that seebaWIND team immediately reports to the service technician on site. In addition seebaWIND provides the mechanics together a preliminary analysis in order to place the latter in a position to meet abnormalities proactively before shutdowns can occur.

Wind farm operator expects a significant increase in earnings

“We are pleased to have with seebaWIND Service found such a competent partner,” says Maik Droese, Wind Farm Manager at Arctic wind. He adds: “We expect that we can increase the effectiveness of our wind farms in particular during night operation significantly due to the fast response time and troubleshooting.”

About the seebaWIND Service GmbH

The seebaWIND Service GmbH with headquarters in Osnabrück and two service centers is an independent service company for wind turbines, specialized equipment, the manufacturer Nordex, transit countries and Senvion (formerly REpower). The range of services includes technical management with 24/7-Fernüberwachung as well as service, maintenance and repair. The seebaWIND Service is also participating in purchasing cooperatives for spare parts. The company currently employs about 60 highly qualified employees and serves more than 560 wind turbines with a capacity of around 890 MW.

The seebaWIND service belongs to Wind Network, Germany’s only vendor-independent service network of competence for wind turbines from Nordex, REpower and transit countries.