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Robotics and automation advance the offshore wind industry: increased integration of remote technology will transform maritime operations and maintenance practices

During the life cycle of offshore wind farms (OWFs), operators must maximize the uptime of wind turbines to generate as much energy as possible.

11 May 2021
De Josselin de Jong, J.H.I.

As OWFs are constructed further from the coast, maintenance and inspection with crewed vessels becomes increasingly risky, time-consuming and expensive. To overcome this challenge, the industry is turning to remote and autonomous technological solutions that can support OWFs far out at sea.

 

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