Case Study

26 September 2017

Goldwind: A complete solution transforming a remote wind farm.

THE CHALLENGE

Goldwind Australia is a global leader in comprehensive wind power solutions. Goldwind’s current globally installed wind power capacity involves approximately 25,000 installed wind turbine generators running in 17 countries on six continents. They are the world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines.

Goldwind was offered a TCP/IP tunnel by an Electrical Grid Operator between their wind farm.asset and a data centre. The grid company was unable to provide the data centre or secure access to the internet…

THE SOLUTION

ASE provided Goldwind with a cost-effective, scalable solution which resulted in connectivity on the remote site and better transparency on the activities that had been commissioned.

ASE used the intrastate fibre network to give the remote wind farm a functioning IT network with internet and cloud services on par with those in the Goldwind’s capital city offices.

For the first time, Goldwind’s city offices were able to receive real-time data from the windfarms in remote areas, meaning a reduced need for staff to travel to the sites for testing. This solution also saved Goldwind time and money on travel…

THE OUTCOME

ASE provided Goldwind with an intrastate fibre network to give the remote wind farm a functioning IT network with internet and cloud services, which filled the gaps not provided by the grid company.

ASE also provided Goldwind with real-time analytics from the remote site to the city. This allowed Goldwind staff at the remote sites the ability to operate effortlessly within the region with the access and reliability of their CBD counterparts…

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“The solution that ASE provided Goldwind gave us real-time analytics which gave us better transparency, saved us time in travel and gave the team better work-life balance.”  Steven Nethery, Technical Services Manager, Goldwind.

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