Access to offshore wind turbines can be problematic for technicians
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Information technology and operating technology have traditionally run disparate systems, but increasingly they are converging, providing the opportunity for power plants to collect information from within, writes Penny Hitchin
Technological advances, political imperatives and economic drivers all play their role in the evolution of energy generation portfolios.
Continuous developments in technology and communications make a significant contribution to this. Rapid advances in connectivity are enabling self-powered, intelligent wireless sensors to provide valuable information about the condition of components operating remotely.
Condition monitoring (CM) is an important addition to …read more