High Wind tested the Boom Lock system

Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 11:30

High Wind tested the Boom Lock system with a 6MW Senvion wind turbine blade, proving the ability to keep it completely still in wind conditions of 15m/s average wind speed and gusts up to 20m/s. The test also proved the benefit of the intelligent guidance system on heavy loads like nacelles and towers.

Increasing the wind speed limits for offshore wind installation is in the top five of drivers which can help reduce the LCOE for offshore wind energy.

Source: High Wind

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