AWEA O&M Committee 2016 Webinar Series Part II- Foundation Care: Ensure Long-Term Reliability & Minimize Impacts


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Overlooking or ignoring the condition of turbine foundations can be costly to operators. Standard practices insufficient to ensure the long-term structural health of the foundation throughout the projected lifespan of a project. Experts here will discuss the evolution of U.S. foundation design standards, areas of concern such as corrosion and the potential consequences and cost associated with not addressing them. Hear how the U.S. is adopting the more robust European foundation design standards and take away options to ensure the most cost-effective approaches for extending the life of your foundation.

Speakers: Jesse Tarr, President, Wind Secure Inc. Operational Foundations: Relationship between Corrosion, Tension values, and Likelihood of Structural Failures

Gary Garcia, Sr. Technical Specialist, Nextera Energy Resources Evolution of Design Standards

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