University of Edinburgh start-up REOptimize Systems, has completed a seed funding round to accelerate the commercialisation of its ground-breaking wind turbine improvement technology. Enhanced by proprietary Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, this breakthrough innovation will maximise energy production on commercial wind turbines.

REOptimize has concluded a GBP300,000 equity seed funding made by a group of investors including Ian Marchant, the former CEO of the utility giant SSE and Johnnie Andringa, a serial entrepreneur in wind energy and other renewable energy technologies.

The medium scale turbines were modern 60kW and 100kW direct-drive models located in Italy and in the UK, and, in addition to an improved energy production, REOptimize also achieved significant reductions in vibrations, and in unplanned shutdowns.

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