SMART WIND AGENDA 

19th May 2020

9:00 – 9:20am

Welcome Remarks & Explanation of Features of a Digital Event

9:25am – 9:55am

Presentation: The State of Digitisation in Wind – Trends, Performance, and the Smart Farms of the Future

  • As a data native industry, how far along are operators in unlocking the potential of their vast datasets?
  • Turning unplanned maintenance into planned maintenance: Are your data systems ready for predictive analytics, and how do you do it?
  • Junk data in equals junk dataout: Are you capturing the right data that drives ROI?
  • In the Covid-19 world, how do you protect your wind farms from increased cyber-security risk? 

Anna Jasper-Martens, Director of Business Excellence & Asset Management, Vattenfall

10:00am – 10:30am

Presentation: Marrying Commercial and Technical Targets with Better Data Management

  • How do different types of clients use the same data?
  • What operational challenges do wind farm owners face with these two separate sets of data?
  • Solutions exist in the market to help solve the financial v technical data ‘marriage’?

Geoff Hoffheinz, Chief Engineer, Glennmont Partners

10:35am – 11:20am

Panel Discussion: Going from Digitisation to Innovation

  • How do you move from data management and collection to data science and products?
  • What is the benefit of building a tactical operational model for data science with a clear ROI?
  • How can you use sensor, SCADA and external data can to build in-house AI and ML products to boost production and lower LCoE?
  • What is the best practice for implementing these products with your employee working remotely due to the Covid-19 pandemic? 

(Moderator) Anna Jasper-Martens, Director of Business Excellence & Asset Management, Vattenfall
Thomas Pump, Head of Asset Information Systems, RWE
Sofia Koukoura, EPSRC Doctoral Prize Research Associate, University of Strathclyde

11:20am – 1:30pm:

Lunch Break

this is an opportunity for you to use the networking features of the digital app to chat to other attendees.

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Breakout Sessions

Understand O&M Improvements through Better Data Management

Presentation: Application of Machine Learning Technique To Turbine Performance Monitoring & Improvement Using SCADA Data

  • How can you benefit from SCADA data analysis incorporated with ML techniques? 
  • Hear real world examples of performance monitoring & improvement using SCADA data analysis enhanced via ML techniques
  • How can you step further with ML and increase your performance? 

Kentaro Indo, General Manager of Operation Analysis and Asset Optimization, Eurus Energy

Explore
Innovations

Presentation: How can you increase your wind farm revenue through Innovation Projects?

  • What is the best practise for applying an innovation model across your whole portfolio?
  • Innovation at Global Power Generation
  • What are the main projects launched following this model in the wind energy sector?

Fabio Fugazzotto, Head of Innovation Wind, Enel Green Power

2:00pm – 2:35pm

Breakout Sessions

Understand O&M Improvements through Better Data Management

Presentation: Using Normal Behaviour Models to Identify Upcoming Wind Turbine Failures

  • Classification of Service-Reports to component and maintenance actions
  • How do you implement a normal behaviour model on SCADA-Data?
  • What is the benefit of linking the abnormal wind turbine behavior to component and maintenance actions?
  • Potential of Usage: Evaluating the possible failure detectability

Alexander Lutz, Reliability and Maintenance strategies, Iee Fraunhofer

Explore
Innovations

Presentation: From Smart Wind to Smart Grid – Techniques to Improve Integration

    • Where can you improve data collection at the wind farm level for grid integration?
    • Examining reactive power compensation on the smart grid 
    • How can you utilise smart grid data to improve storage optimisation?

Benoît Kieffer, Chief Digital Officer, OMEXOM

2:35pm – 3:05pm

Break

this is an opportunity for you to use the networking features of the digital app to chat to other attendees.

3:05pm – 3:35pm

Breakout Sessions

Understand O&M Improvements through Better Data Management

Case Study: How can you use Advanced Data Analytics to optimise your turbines performance?

  • What data is essential for the analysis and optimisation of turbine performance?
  • What is ‘turbine underperformance’ and causes it?
  • How much is the added value of turbine optimisation?

Sonia Lileo, Technical Expert, Fortum

Explore
Innovations

Presentation: Digital twins of wind farms. How to confront black swans?

  • The adoption of IoT in and its use with OT platforms enables the use of ‘digital twins’ and eventually virtual wind farms. How can you use this technology to increase the availability of your wind assets?
  • What gaps exist between the digital engineering model and real wind turbine, and what problems could this cause?
  • What can you do to overcome these challenges?

Diego Galar, PhD, Professor of Condition Monitoring – Division of Operation and Maintenance Engineering, Luleå University of Technology

3:40pm – 4:10pm

Breakout Sessions

Understand O&M Improvements through Better Data Management

Presentation: Data Sharing in the Wind Industry – Value Propositions and Use-Cases

    • Is the wind industry beginning to shift towards a more open data approach? And why would it?
    • Why and how can you benchmark your operational assets? Some results from our onshore and offshore wind farm benchmarking platforms.
    • How the ORE Catapult are interfacing with the digital supply chain to improve the digital maturity of the wind industry.

Dr. Conaill Soraghan, Data and Digitalisation Team Lead, ORE Catapult

Explore
Innovations

Presentation: Machine Learning, AI and Hype – Ensuring Resources are Well Spent

  • A problem-first approach: where is machine learning and AI being deployed across assets and what level of ROI can we expect?
  • How can you build a strong business case for the sceptic budget holder?

Jeremy Law, Vice President, Commercial Asset Management, Longroad Energy

4:15pm – 5:00pm

Demonstration Case Study: Are You Really at Risk? Contextualising the Cyber-Threat to Wind Farms

  • Learn about the threats that face Operational Technology (OT) networks and devices with real life examples relatable to wind farms and other complex environments. You’ll be able to see how industrial controls and IoT combine to create opportunities for attackers.
  • Hear actionable advice on how to build security controls around devices which may have reached their end-of-life phase
  • Cyber-threat has never been more real due to the increased number of organisations logging into systems remotely: What are the new risks associated with remote working in relation to COVID-19 and the wind industry?

Ken Munro, Consultant, Pen Test Security

5:00 pm 

End of the Conference

Day 2 – 20th May 2020

8:50am – 9:05am

Welcome Remarks & Explanation of Features of a Digital Event

10:30am – 11:15am

Panel Discussion: Transforming Wind Storage with AI, IIoT, and Decentralisation

    • What are the best examples of smart technology being successfully deployed to increase storage efficiency across multiple devices?
    • What are the benefits of building a cloud-based system to manage both large and small storage centres across the world?

Benoît Kieffer, Chief Digital Officer, OMEXOM

Kentaro Indo, General Manager of Operation Analysis and Asset Optimization, Eurus Energy

11:15am – 11:45am

Break

this is an opportunity for you to use the networking features of the digital app to chat to other attendees.

12:25pm – 1:10pm:

Panel Discussion: Data Ownership & Sharing Across the Wind Energy Supply Chain

  • What data is available to you and your partners?
  • What benefits will you see from building creative and successful partnerships with key stakeholders, including OEMs and management partners?
  • How do you ensure regulatory compliance and cybersecurity across the whole data supply chain?

Dr. Conaill Soraghan, Data and Digitalisation Team Lead, ORE Catapult
Jeremy Law, Vice President, Commercial Asset Management, Longroad Energy

1:10pm – 2:10pm

Lunch Break

this is an opportunity for you to use the networking features of the digital app to chat to other attendees.

3:20pm

Close of Day 2. End of Conference