Smarter Offshore Wind Cable Management

The R&D evolution of turbine cable hardware brings durability and maintenance advantages

The future of offshore wind energy promises an evolution jump: A web of subsurface cables connects floating wind farms in deepwater locations. Built-in smart cable technology offers proactive maintenance alerts before there’s a problem. Drone inspections precede a squad of autonomous robots performing connector repairs as the new norm.

Click here to read the full story in ON&T September 2020.

By Tyler Burger, Manager, Engineering – Renewable Energy, PMI Industries