As the Vice President of Engineering at UpWind Solutions, Dave Peachey directs the development of technology based offerings for UpWind, strengthening the company’s commitment to engineering solutions that help technicians find and fix problems before wind turbines go down.
Dave has over thirty years of engineering experience and innovative solution development, most recently as CTO at KomBea Corporation. His expertise and leadership drives the company’s strategic focus on intelligent O&M products and services that increase wind project reliability, production and profitability, making costly unscheduled maintenance and repairs a thing of the past. He has led innovation and development of technologies like UpWind Insight™, Smart Tech, Vortex Generators, and Analytics, that all help improve performance for customers.
S88 VG Case Study
UpWind’s Vortex Generator (VG) solution has been installed on thousands of turbine blades and proven a positive AEP increase on several turbine technologies. It is important to prove the upgrade solution on each turbine technology and blade type to give owner’s a clear picture of expected production (AEP) increase.
On February 15th, the FAA issued a Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the future outlook of small drones (under 55 pounds). Overall the proposed rules were far more lenient than many people in the industry had expected. A few key rules for the wind O&M industry include:
UpWind Solutions, Inc. Hires Dave Peachey as Vice President of Engineering
Strong Addition to Management Team Reinforces UpWind Solutions” Commitment to Technology Based Offerings