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Using Advanced Weather Technology Helps Wind Farm Operators Keep Crews Safe

ImageAs the global demand for renewable energy continues to rise, a growing number of wind farms are providing electricity for utilities around the world. Since most wind farms are located in open, lightning-prone areas and have turbines reaching many tens of metres into the sky, lightning safety is a major concern for wind farm operators. This article will provide insight into practices that are currently being used by many leading wind farm power companies to enhance operational efficiencies and ensure employee safety.

By Don Leick, Telvent product management director .

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