GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji have concluded negotiations to broaden their cooperation agreement into a comprehensive 10-year Full Service Agreement (FSA), complemented by a 2-year trial of GE’s Predix-powered Digital Wind Farm solutions. The new FSA is designed to allocate O&M responsibilities between the parties, replacing the previous services agreement. Following Fina’s updated business strategy and under the recently signed agreement, all O&M related responsibilities will be forwarded to GE Renewable Energy for the duration of the contract.
As part of the FSA, GE Renewable Energy aims to implement GE’s Digital Wind Farm comprehensive hardware and software solutions to increase the operational efficiency of the windfarms while enabling further performance enhancements. The solution is powered by Predix, GE’s platform for the Industrial Internet.
The implementation of GE’s Digital Wind Farm solutions will begin during the second quarter of 2017, and will include capabilities such as: Asset Performance Management, Operation Optimisation, and Business Optimisation, including Cloud Connect, Wind Fleet Excellence, Enterprise e-SCADA, and Wind Power Forecasting, for the entire fleet.