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Fiber Optic Based Structural Health Monitoring For Wind Turbine Blades

Fiber Optic Based Structural Health Monitoring For Wind Turbine Blades
  • INDRA

    Indra is a multinational company specializing in Technology Consulting throughout Europe and Latin America. With ?550 million invested in R&D in the last three years, they see innovation as their driving force.

One of the most challenging hurdles the wind industry faces is the reduction of operating and maintenance costs and improving the general reliability of wind turbines, especially on multi MW sites. Since the blades are a key element of any wind turbine, any damage will have a severe impact on cost. A system which determines the state of the blades is a valuable tool in order to avoid catastrophic failure.

 

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