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Analysis & Insight

Owner-Led Offshore Wind Gearbox Replacement

Published 11 June 2018

In 2014, condition monitoring analytics and subsequent endoscope inspections revealed the need for two gearboxes to be replaced at Equinor’s Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. This O&M Case Study by Dr Conaill Soraghan and Sally Shenton explores the drivers for, and the result of, the operations team leading on the heavy lift jack-up operations and refurbishing the faulty gearboxes.

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