Analysis & Insight

A Strategic Approach to Planned and Reactive Maintenance at Robin Rigg

Published 29 July 2016

In December 2014, the turbine warranty period and initial service contract at the Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm ended. The wind farm owner, E.ON, decided to take all operations and maintenance in-house in a strategy it calls ‘self-perform’.

Through first-hand interviews with the Robin Rigg operations team, this case study by Dr Conaill Soraghan describes the building blocks required to implement this strategy and explains the key benefits and lessons learned.