Visualwind launches maintenance lifeboat for post-bankruptcy Endurance wind turbines

Since the bankruptcy of Endurance Wind Power last month, agri-farmers and operators of the company’s 900 turbines have faced uncertainty about how they will continue to monitor and control their turbines.

So Visualwind renewables has teamed up with operations and maintenance specialists DC21 and Boston Renewables to launch a bespoke monitoring and control solution for Endurance E-series turbines.

Going bust ... Endurance Wind Power
Going bust … Endurance Wind Power

The service, known as WindSync for Endurance (WiSE) enables turbine owners and operators to monitor and control their turbines remotely and from site. WiSE is immediately available to customers of DC21 and Boston Renewables and will also be available to the wider market in early 2017.

Peter Longbottom, Operations Director, explained how the product came about, “For some time, we have wanted to bring the benefits of WindSync to the medium wind market. When DC21 and Boston Renewables approached us earlier this year it was an immediate fit and WindSync for Endurance was born. Their experience with Endurance turbines has been vital for shaping the detailed functionality of the service.”

John Hudson, Managing Director, Boston Renewables,  explained: “Our priority is ensuring that we continue to offer a first-class service for our turbine owners. A robust monitoring and control solution is a key part of this, alongside securing a robust spare part supply chain.”

Matthew Tidmarsh, Business Manager at DC2, added: “WindSync for Endurance enables us to monitor and control our turbines from anywhere regardless of what happens with Eric. We have been very impressed with the reliability of the VPN and for the first time we can provide in-depth performance analysis for our clients.”

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