Wind farm O&M costs are rising with the tide

Global maintenance expenditure on wind turbines is expected to rise substantially from $9.25bn in 2014 to $17bn in 2020, according to a new report. The reason for this dramatic rise? Aging turbines that require costly maintenance and greater numbers of turbine installations as demand for energy increases in line with population growth. Continue reading

Namaste India

Vinod KasatAs regular readers of this blog will know, we recently announced that we have opened a new office in India to meet the growing demand for vibration monitoring in the region. Naturally, while this news is fresh in the mind, this blog is the perfect platform for introducing you to Vinod Kasat, who is heading up the Hansford Sensors office in India. We sat down with Vinod this week to discuss his role and vibration monitoring in India. Continue reading