Wind


Best Practices in Early-Stage Wind Project Development and Construction
The global market for wind energy installations is projected to reach an annual total of $70 billion in the near future. According to the American Wind Energy Association, the U.S. wind industry added 7,588 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity last ye....
The Wind Industry Wakes Up to Artificial Intelligence
Whether it’s improving the accuracy of a medical diagnosis, boosting student outcomes, or advancing autonomous vehicle capabilities, artificial intelligence (AI) has become embedded into many aspects of our lives. Now you can add wind energy to the....
Grease is the Word
Most lubrication basics are fairly well-understood in this day and age, and there are plenty of resources of documentation regarding lubricating systems and analysis. But there’s still one lubricant that remains a mystery to many – grease. Grease....
Banking on Endangered Species
When land development projects cause environmental impacts, conservation banks can provide an efficient offset solution. Conservation banks are specific areas of land established when a private entity works with a federal agency - such as the U.S.....
Converter Component Failures - What you don’t know can hurt your bottom line
Make no mistake, the wind energy industry has experienced a serious boom.  In 2018, wind energy generated 6.5 percent of the nation’s electricity.  To put that into perspective, it’s enough energy to power 26 million homes.&nb....
New Towers and Hub Heights for North America
Fluctuating steel prices, falling electricity production costs, and technological leaps are creating big challenges for the U.S. wind power market. New solutions are needed. Maximizing hub heights is the next logical step, especially from a commercia....
Accurate Forecasting During Severe Weather Season: helping techs and turbines work better
During severe weather season, the risks of lightning and high winds are top of mind both in terms of employee safety and potential equipment damage. Lightning is clearly a potential issue for turbine technicians, but it is also one of the biggest thr....
Multiphysics Protects Wind Turbines When Lightning Strikes
As the world moves to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, the global market for wind turbines is growing, projected to reach around $70 billion dollars annually in the next few years. While wind power on such a scale is a great achievement, anothe....
The Lufft I-Box and Opus20 combination makes it easy to set up E-mail alerts from a Datalogger to smart phones and other devices. The Lufft ....
2-in-1 impact sockets by Klein Tools allow hands-free adjustment to switch between two sizes within the same socket. These deep 1/2" drive s....
Emerson is now offering professionals four new models of Greenlee battery hydraulic crimpers and cutters: the In-Line Quad Point Indenter, t....
Enerpac’s HM-Series HydraMax for bolt tightening is engineered to achieve accurate bolt-load in single or multiple tensioner configur....
Pyramex offers a variety of products to help combat the summer heat including the HPSHADE hat shade series, which has an oversized brim with....
RUTE Foundation Systems’ new concrete-saving, CO2-reducing foundation system for wind turbine towers has been awarded the 2019 Merit Award....
Wood has launched a new power price forecasting (PPF) service to help provide customers with greater certainty around the financial return t....
Extech has launched the MM750W, a CAT-IV True RMS digital multimeter (DMM) that can be used to view real-time readings and datalog remotely ....
Working even smarter is utilizing Greenlee Ratchet Cable Cutters which convert automatically to ratchet mode during heavy duty cutting, maki....
ILSCO announces an addition to their battery powered in-line cutting tool offering. The TB-CUT26ACSR-IS features a 350° rotatable scissor h....
The Riverhawk Hydraulic Safety Hub provides equipment designers and users with a simple and passive method to protect equipment shafting aut....
LiftWerx, in close co-operation with the Kenz Figee Group, has developed a cost effective, versatile, and environmentally-friendly up-tower ....
AerosUSA is pleased to announce the launch of their PA 6L flexible PA modified conduit. These flexible, modified conduits are characterized ....
Supra’s TRAC-Guard padlock provides authorized, secure access to virtually any remote site. This Bluetooth-enabled padlock adds convenienc....
Timken imagined a way to transmit torque between the gearbox and generator while protecting attached components from overload and stray curr....