- Published: 12 October 2016 12 October 2016
Aquaterra Energy and Proeon Systems have developed an integrated structural monitoring system to improve the integrity of offshore wind structures.
The collaboration is an amalgamation of Proeon’s sensor technology and Aquaterra’s capability in structural mechanics and analysis that will provide operators with real-time condition analysis data to enhance maintenance, commissioning and decommissioning programmes. A variety of sensors can be deployed and placed on all aspects of the installed turbine support structure, including the nacelle and foundation pile, to monitor strain, movement, temperature, scour and meteorological data. The results can then be compared against initial data collected in normal conditions and show the potential of degradation occurring.