Calling for entries from companies and consortia interested in undertaking a study to determine the most significant failure modes in WTG power converters and evaluate innovative technologies and methods for a predictive maintenance strategy.
The main objectives of this work are to:
- Investigate WTG failure modes with particular focus on power converters
- Investigate the root-causes of these failure modes
- Review power converter component design and innovative monitoring technology
- Produce best practice guidelines for proactive repair and refurbishment of components together with proactive approaches for scheduled maintenance.
For further details, please see the relevant documents below.
The deadline for clarification questions has passed. Responses to clarification questions received are posted below.
The closing date to receive tender submissions is 13:00 GMT Wednesday 28 October.