, China

How will advanced digital solutions boost China’s wind potential?

Advanced digital solutions can cut China’s LCoE by up to 12%, reports said.

Chinese developers and operators have been called on to invest in first-class digital solutions to boost China’s wind potential and end its over-reliance on coal.

In its white paper, the solutions provider, ONYX Insight, said that by investing in dial solutions instead of “quick fix” digital tools, the wind market can realise its maximum productivity and profits.

Specifically, China can cut the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) by up to 12% and save up to 30% on operations and maintenance budgets.

“We know that operators and developers in China are highly receptive to new technologies. They can get ahead of the curve now to ensure they are adopting the right digital solutions, like condition monitoring and data aggregation systems, which seek to drive down maintenance costs,” ONYX Insight wrote.

“This, along with China’s huge project development pipeline, is what will see wind make tangible headway in reducing the LCoE and end China’s reliance on coal,” they added.

Based on government figures, China has connected 10.8 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power capacity to the grid in the first half of 2021. Last year, the county built 71.7GW wind farm capacity, an increase of 60% from 2019.

ONYX Insight warned that huge levels of installed capacity come with a “substantial risk of lost energy if turbines are not optimised to run efficiently.”
 
To ensure that these turbines have the longevity they are capable of—which is about over 30 plus years—and that they deliver maximum production, high-quality digital solutions will be needed, ONYX Insight said.

Follow the links for more news on

Join Asian Power community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!

Top News

Laos poised to be Southeast Asia’s key electricity supplier
This comes amidst the development the Laos-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project.
Power Utility
US sanctions hit Iran’s clean energy sector: report
These have made it challenging for Iran to secure debt and equity finance amongst others. 
Lending & Credit
APAC to generate lion’s share of world’s energy by 2030
The region is expected to account for 56% of the world’s energy in the  next decade.
Power Utility
Wind energy industry needs 570,000 technicians by 2026
This comes as the global onshore and offshore wind increase in size by 67%.
People

Exclusives

Why Philippines’ EDC will not fire up coal
The devastating effects of climate change led the company to develop REs only.
Environment
Indonesia’s Pertamina signs up for hydrogen development
Pertamina is set to produce green and blue hydrogen as part of its clean energy target in 2030.