Wind Power Big Data and IOT Forum

A commercial conference targeting wind farm data.


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Presenting experience
Michael Wilkinson, Global Service Line Leader & Regional Head of Section – Asset Operations & Management, DNV GL - Energy, will be presenting his expertise at Wind Power Big Data and IOT Forum.

Date: Wednesday 19th October 2016
Time: 16:10
Session: Harnessing the big data revolution
Presentation title: Real World Benchmarking Wind O&M
Presentation focus:

  • How does my wind farm compare to the rest of the industry?
  • Availability, performance, and reliability benchmarking
  • Real world experience of the effect of data quality on benchmarking and best practices for recording major component failures
  • Identify common pitfalls for preparing a benchmarking data set and understand questions to ask when reviewing a benchmarking study

Presenter bio:
Michael is the Head of Section for the regional Asset Integrity & Performance team and Service Line Leader for Asset Operation & Management services globally at DNV GL – Energy. After working as an Engineering Doctorate Research Engineer with FKI Energy Technology (De Wind), he joined DNV GL – Energy as an operational wind farm analyst in 2007. He spent several years assessing operational wind farms; working for owners, operators and investors worldwide on a range of data analysis, wind farm monitoring and long term energy forecasting services. As Service Line Leader he leads operational renewable activities for DNV GL’s global Energy’s business; he is responsible for the development of services in asset management, inspections, short-term forecasting and operational data analysis. He is particularly interested in wind turbine data analytics, condition monitoring and reliability analysis. Michael is a Chartered Engineer in the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

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