Maintaining efficiency with regular wind turbine cleaning
As wind energy operators are aware debris building up on blades will result in result in lower turbine efficiency and energy production, and there are also more urgent and unexpected situations when turbines can experience unsightly leaks and other damage and blemishes.
To address this need Tundra Rescue offers wind turbine cleaning services at wind energy sites both as part of routine maintainance and in emergency situations.
During wind turbine cleaning our technicians will typically use recognised rope access techniques under SPRAT technical specifications to safely access and clean the blades, turbine, nacelle, and interior and/or exterior of the tower allowing to access areas of the structure that boom lifts and other types of access device cannot reach.
Should you wish during the cleaning process we can also inspect the blades and other parts of the turbine for any irregularities to help you make informed decisions about these assets, and our Global Wind Organisation (GWO)-trained technicians can perform other maintenance such as fibre glass repair if necessary.
The cleaning solutions we use during the wind turbine cleaning process are environmentally friendly, so they do not harm the surrounding area.
However, they still provide a deep clean that effectively eliminates dirt, oil, and other buildup to enhance production and ongoing performance, and we have developed a bespoke method of collection which allows the environmentally-safe collection of waste and run-off substances.
Everything blown in the wind, from sand to insects, as wel as oil and dirt, has the power to impact the performance and function of wind turbines.
We would be pleased to support you whether there is a requirement for regular, routine maintainance to prevent buildup from impacting performance or an emergency requirement, please to perform wind turbine cleaning at your wind farm or wind energy site in Ontario.
For additional information about this service and what it entails, reach out to us today.