Wind


Global wind and solar fluctuations highlight the need for more detailed resource reporting
What do renewable energy project owners in India, Germany, and the USA have in common? The answer; in the summer of 2018, they all experienced first-hand just how fickle wind and solar resources can be as a source of fuel – and revenues. In May,....
Conquering the Sub Layer Paradox
The term “terra firma” often aligns with the sentiment of voyagers returning from adventures at sea, as they encounter relief from the solid ground beneath their feet. For those involved in the operations of industrial and infrastructure projects....
Reliable Insulation System for Wind Turbine Generators
Energy policies around the globe continue to focus on the increasing need for renewable energy, and the wind industry is at the lead of developing technologies. To remain competitive in the clean energy market, the Cost of Energy (CoE) must be consid....
UpTower Safety and Evacuation: What’s the plan?
One of the challenges in the field of safety is being ready to evacuate an injured person at any time, and as quickly as possible. This is no simple task to perform - especially if that injured person happens to be at least 200 feet above the ground.....
AI and the Automated Future of the Wind Industry
As wind energy production picks up speed, owners and operators are finding themselves hyper-focused on managing infrastructure efficiently. Blades are a major component driving turbine efficiency. Damaged or worn blades lead to significant efficiency....
What’s in a guarantee?
The wind O&M industry, like most service industries, has a long (and sometimes checkered) history with guarantees. Wind guarantees can be notoriously difficult to understand and navigate;as the industry moves forward with increasing technological....
Using AI to Pinpoint the New “Normal” in Wind Turbine Performance
We expect machines to be more consistent than we humans, but the truth is, machine behavior can vary daily. Fortunately, or unfortunately, these variations are more likely to be due to external factors like temperature and wear, rather than which sid....
A New Dawn for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines
Large, horizontal axis wind turbines are becoming a ubiquitous aspect of the landscape – both onshore, as well as offshore. Designs and efficiencies continue to improve, and costs keep coming down. As the wind market matures, more and more players ....
Pure Safety Group’s (PSG) Series 3 and Series 5 full-body fall protection harnesses are used for personal fall arrest, work positioning, r....
Seeq Corporation’s latest release, R21, is an analytics solution for process manufacturing customers. Seeq enables engineers and scientist....
ILSCO has announced an enhancement to their line of hydraulic TaskMaster Tools. New to the line includes battery powered, remote operated, a....
Enerpac’s new electric tensioning pump, the ZUTP1500-S Series, with a pendant-operated solenoid valve is suited for multiple bolt tensioni....
The technology group Wärtsilä announced the release of GEMS 6 (Greensmith Energy Management System, version 6), the latest generation of i....
The GRILLON adjustable lanyard is an easily adjustable work-positioning lanyard that can be used as a complement to a fall-arrest system or ....
Predict, Greenbyte Energy Cloud’s new feature uses statistical models, artificial neural networks, and machine learning to identify wind t....
One CMCE120 Lightning Suppressor, using the same grounding installation guidelines as outlined in NFPA 780, creates a 393ft spherical radius....
With its Hybrid Tower 2.0, Max Bögl Wind AG is introducing a concept for new generations of high-performance turbines. The optimized tower ....
BarberWind Turbines’ 800kW wind turbine has been specially designed to serve the distributed generation market and is especially interesti....
Spottitt Ltd. has launched a cloud-based workspace that puts satellite imagery sources and advanced analysis capabilities at the fingertips ....
The STMicroelectronics ST8500 is a powerline-communication (PLC) solution which features a G3-PLC CENELEC B certified protocol stack for ind....
Clir Renewables has released a new software feature which detects icing on turbine blades and measures its impact on performance. Clir ....
ABB’s electrical installation tool, SmartTool+, is a die-less crimper that can scan lug characteristics, automatically configure itself to....
Damen Shipyards Group’s new design, The Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) contains numerous d....