Wind


ing a Component Supplier You Can Trust
It’s time to call your supplier. Who else can you depend on when you’ve lost that high from knowing that all your turbines are up and functioning?  If a component is to blame, you need to know who you can depend on to get you what you n....
Automatically Lubricating Bearings in Wind Turbines
Whether grease or oil, lubricant in wind turbines works to prevent wear and damage between a bearing’s rolling and sliding contact surfaces. It reduces friction and heat generation, helps protect against corrosion, and keeps out contaminants. On th....
Ground Ring Grooving: Causes and solutions
Electrical erosion of ground rings in wind turbine generators is an expensive problem faced by all wind farm owners and operators. Erosion results in loss of revenue due to downtime, cost of replacement materials, and cost of labor for installati....
Wind Is Going Mainstream in Europe Global valuation to exceed $170 billion
With prices of renewable energy systems continuing to drop, and environmental concerns growing, wind energy market is indeed turning out to be promising ground for potential investors. The Vindeby project, recognized as the world’s first offshore w....
Blockchain and the Future of Energy
Blockchain is coming to the energy world and its impact will be massive. It will accelerate the transition to renewables and give us real and immediate ways to combat global warming, incentivize the production of renewable energy, and replace fossil ....
‘Switching’ It Up: Finding the Right Solution to Make Wind Turbine Technology Safer
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics[1], a wind turbine technician is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States. With the rising societal mandate for clean energy and efficient technologies, this type of job will continue to be in hi....
Wind Solutions Overcome Challenges in Hazardous Conditions
The wind industry has grown to the point where it is now the fourth largest source of electrical power in North America after natural gas, coal, and nuclear. Industry reports indicate that global electricity generation from wind energy reached 60 GW ....
Bat Smart Curtailment Suitability Assessment and Modeling
In the US, two mitigation methods have proven to reduce bat fatalities by wind turbines: standard curtailment (see Arnett et al.2008) and smart curtailment (see Sutter et al.2017). The rather discouraging results from recent deterrents test....
Olympus’ IPLEX G Lite ultra-portable industrial videoscope enables fast, easy visual inspections of small or difficult-to-access locations....
The DoNova PowerLash and PowerLift chain is manufactured completely from webbing made of Dyneema. Several layers of the fabric are wound and....
Goldwind Americas has completed the installation of its GW 3MW(S) Smart Wind Turbine test unit at the UL Advanced Wind Turbine Test Facility....
ONYX InSight’s hardware-agnostic Fleet Monitor platform brings together data streams from multiple drivetrain technologies and turns them ....
Wind operators can ensure stability and reliability, improve system performance, and optimize decision making for their systems using ABB’....
Senvion unveils its 4.2MW  platform, the 4.2M140 and 4.2M148, based on the company’s robust 3.XM series. The Senvion 4.2MW turbi....
ALEXIT BladeRep LEP 10 is designed to provide protection for the leading edge areas of wind turbine blades from damages caused by rain and p....
SkySaver Rescue Ltd. announced the introduction of SkySaver-WT, a simple and effective rescue device designed for use by technicians working....
Stäubli covers connection needs for all types of fluids, gases, and electrical power. The company offers solutions for connection systems t....
RESA Power, LLC has introduced the Sample Guard enclosure for cabinet style transformers. Sample Guard enables safe access to oil sample and....
Phoenix Contact’s new wind turbine ice-detection system reduces power production loss and increases safety. The self-powered sensors used ....
IDEC Corporation announces the release of its WindEDIT Lite app for iOS and Android devices, providing two-way access to its family of Micro....
Hi-Line presents the Tri-Square Big Wrench from MADI Tools. This latest addition to MADI’s lineup of tools includes stainless steel socket....
CoroCut QF is a new concept from cutting tool and tooling systems specialist, Sandvik Coromant, that has been developed exclusively for face....
Enerpac’s new durable air-driven power unit technology is built for high-cycle industrial applications. The DuroTech-Series is well-suited....