AWEA O&M Recommended Practices


AWEA Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Recommended Practices

When the industry’s top professionals in the field come together to share their combined decades of expertise, the result is the First Edition AWEA Operations and Maintenance Recommended Practices. Now available to download, this comprehensive publication is provided as a free benefit to AWEA members and for purchase to non-members.

Developed by the AWEA Operation and Maintenance Working Group, these recommended practices are the creation of dozens of expert wind project operators, engineers, technicians and designers who have teamed up to provide state-of-the-art guidance on the operation and maintenance of modern wind turbines and projects. Want to learn how to maintain gearboxes for maximum performance? Inspect and keep blades in top operating condition? Track component performance to ensure proactive maintenance? Plan for the transition of operations at the end of the warranty period? This information is all included in the AWEA Operations and Maintenance Recommended Practices

Chapters Include:

  • Gearboxes
  • Generators
  • Rotor & Blades
  • Towers
  • Data Collection and Reporting
  • Balance of Plant
  • End of Warranty
  • Condition Monitoring

AWEA members can download this publication for free and non-members will be able to purchase the report online.