ZF’s Intelligent Gearbox is a key component for Intelligent Wind Turbine Performance Management, optimizing Operations and Maintenance of wind turbines. The Intelligent Gearbox combines data from gearbox manufacturing, performance monitoring and advanced reliability models to enable better self-diagnostics and predictive maintenance, increasing availability of turbines. In addition, energy yield can be improved significantly thanks to the power upgrade potential. ZF’s Intelligent Gearbox contains integrated sensors and is enabled by a cloud platform, digital performance monitoring and data analytics algorithms.
Continuously innovating, ZF’s next generation Intelligent Wind Turbine Gearbox will reduce the Levelized Cost Of Energy. Digital solutions integrated with ZF’s high performance mechanical systems will bring new opportunities to optimize the energy yield and decrease the operational cost of wind farms.