The development of renewable energy, including both offshore and onshore wind, is central to our energy policy and wind energy is currently the largest contributing source (37% in 2020).
Irish wind farms also invested almost €3.5 million in rural communities in 2019.
a maximum increase of 5dB(A) above background noise
Structural Health Monitoring
By performing long-term continuous Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) it is possible to monitor and track a structure’s state and carry out condition-based maintenance to ensure structural integrity.
On a wind turbine blade, we can detect damage, locate it, and follow its progression. To find out more, check out these couple of videos on solutions from HBK: