Embedded Software for Offshore Wind Farm

March 12, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] Wind River Systems, a company specializing in embedded software and services, announced that the wind turbine technology installed to power the world’s largest off-shore wind farm at Horns Rev, an aquatic reef 20 kilometers off the west coast of Denmark in the North Sea, is built on Wind River technology. The Horns Rev wind farm is about to enter commercial operation following the completion of delivery tests. Wind River technology was used to build the control systems of the 80, 110m high wind turbines for the Danish energy producer in control of the wind farm, Elsam. At the heart of each wind turbine is Wind River technology, which controls every aspect of the various regulation, monitoring, data collection and control tasks and insures increased technological efficiencies and guaranteed reliability.
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