A fast, reliable, low-cost solution and service for wind farms
The importance of nacelle north aligment
Until now, the only solution for operators was to perform a time-consuming manual intervention on each turbine of the wind farm. A step requiring favorable weather conditions for results to be reliable.
An accurate low-cost solution
Accurate north alignment ensures curtailment algorithms perform in perfect accordance with the operating license, avoiding disturbance claims.
Accurate application of advanced curtailment also ensures that a turbine is used to its full potential as defined by the operating license. This is increasingly important in times of reduced subsidies for operating wind farms.
With correct north alignment, performance analysis algorithms accurately assess the presence and impact of obstacles or wake effects. This supports you in possible discussions with your OEM.
The wind turbine sometimes needs to be oriented to a precisely defined region for maintenance reasons or for safety reasons (f.e. Icing). With a correct north alignment, the wind turbine will be oriented correctly to the demanded position. So no time is lost and no risks are taken due to poor positioning.
ENGIE Laborelec’s north alignment service requires no onsite activity and can be carried out in short notice at a surprisingly low cost.
Our experts have extensive wind farm expertise and are familiar with wind turbines and systems of all makes.