New solutions have been released for WINDA
GWO staff has found more solutions for the known bugs and problems of the new WINDA, which was released last December. The list of the known problems and solutions already implemented is continuously updated and you can find it here.
If you discover a new bug or you have any problems, do not hesitate to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and explain in as much detail as possible what happened (attach a screen shot if you can), where you experienced it and what steps you took to find the bug. In this way, we will have the tools to assist you and guide you to a solution.
Remember that Microsoft has announced that they are no longer supporting Internet Explorer from January 2020. WINDA has therefore not been optimized to run on this browser and some functionality will not work when using Internet Explorer. GWO therefore strongly recommends that you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome when using WINDA.
GWO is today (6 December 2022), updating its advice with reference to an item in the equipment lists contained in some standard annexes. This specifically relates to GWO standards with the following codes: ART, ART-R, BST, BSTR, BSTR-P, Lift and WLA
Over 100 community colleges teach wind turbine technician programs in North America. One GWO training provider, Safety Technology (STL) USA is moving quickly to offer a new pathway into work for college students.
EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) is the latest addition to the growing list of GWO training providers in the US market.
The next generation of wind turbine technicians were placed front and centre at GWO’s Safety & Training Forum, as training providers and employers debated the best approach to onboard thousands of new people.
Standard increases safety around supervised, infrequent WTG visitors.
Specialized safety training highlighted as a significant gap for offshore wind construction and O&M; More GWO Sea Survival training will be needed to safely deliver on the 30GW 2030 target; Companies will need to guide new technicians and rapidly deploy full-scope training for them to keep up with the hastening pace of construction activity.