Low wind turbine costs and LCoE
Conventional concepts with motors running directly on the grid involve certain technological drawbacks. Unwanted loads due to abrupt start-up operations increase mechanical wear and tear. In addition, the electrical and hydraulic systems need to harmonize.
These problems can be addressed through the use of a controlled multi-axis drive system that synchronizes and optimizes the drive output power of the individual motors. KEBA’s modular KeDrive D3 system supports this approach using state-of-the-art servo drive technology.
Your benefits at a glance
- Higher energy yield thanks to more accurate yawing
- Significantly less wear of mechanical components thanks to the active clamping of the axes
- Controlled acceleration and braking torque for 4-quadrant operation
- Lower wind turbine costs thanks to the replacement of slow hydraulic brakes
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The PitchMaster II+ products are designed for the rugged environment inside a wind turbine installation and stand out for their enhanced robustness.
Read more about our approaches toward reducing the LCoE or lowering the service costs for your Pitch system solution.
KEBA Pitch motors have been tested under extreme climatic conditions and adapted to the demanding operation in wind turbine installations.
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