Wind


Yaw Solutions
One of the most prevalent problems found across all Wind Turbine platforms happens in the yaw system design components. Further, from a point of view of the neighborhood community, noise emitting from the troublesome Yaw system (commonly referred to ....
Why Turbine Uptime is Crucial for Wind Farm Efficiency
Wind energy is one of the fastest growing sources of energy production globally, projected to provide almost a third of the USA’s energy needs by 2050[1]. In order to achieve these projections – and ensure the profitability of their assets - wind....
Preventive Reconditioning – How an upfront investment can save you excessive costs down the road
If a wind turbine goes down, how significantly will this affect your business operations? For Wind Energy stakeholders, this can severely affect their business, and even their reputation. While serious incidents are unpredictable, a preventive recond....
Innovation Removes Barriers to Wind in Remote Locations
Many of us picture islands as pristine environments, destinations for vacation travel, even paradise. The reality, however, is that thousands of islands and other remote communities are struggling to keep up with their basic energy needs. They rely o....
The Ultimate Recycling Process: Regenerating transformer oil so it’s good as new
From their invention in the late 19th century to present day, transformers devices have become essential to everyday life. A transformer “transforms” voltage; they’re all over your house, inside the black plastic cases you plug into the wall to....
The Price of Safety Human performance improvement in wind energy
Whether you find yourself in a field operating environment or active construction site, the safety risks are both evident and managed. Open trenches, moving machinery, energized apparatus and conductors, stored energy mechanisms: all these introduce ....
No Fear - Trusting remote sensors in wind farm prospecting
Our industry is pretty risk-averse. Some of us like to take things very slowly when it comes to embracing change in the wind farm development sector. For others, it’s all about change and innovation. Bigger and more efficient wind turbines added to....
Ready for Winter Ice?
After last winter, bringing up a topic such as ice accumulation to turbines may draw a few groans. If anything, it confirms just how significant the impact of extreme cold and icing can be on wind turbine performance and production. Of course, there ....
The Pyramex ANSI-Rated Hi-Vis Rainwear line includes a rain jacket (RRWJ31 Series), pants (RRWP31 Series), bib pants (RRWB31Series), and rai....
Brüel & Kjær Vibro (B&K Vibro) announces the release of the DT-12x series of transmitters. These fully integrated, loop-powered di....
Dutch company VerVent, has an offshore wind turbine that is scalable up to 16MW comprising a 1.5 stage bevel-type gearbox and a counter rota....
Mita-Teknik launched its blade pitch system for onshore and offshore wind turbines. The new Mita Pitch System has been designed to effective....
LUTZE Inc introduces the new Cablefix X cable entry system to complement their existing cable and cable management portfolio. Featuring mult....
The newly developed DoMega+ makes handling heavy-duty round slings easy. The round sling is made of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene....
The new SpinTORQ 360 Continuous Rotation Torque Wrench from Snap-on Industrial is a continuously spinning, low profile torque wrench and is ....
Antaira Technologies has expanded its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the LMP-1600G and LMX-1600G ....
Emerson has expanded its Greenlee hand tool line to include new 9" High Leverage Pliers. These new plier offerings have a double-dipped grip....
Brüel & Kjær Vibro’s VC-8000 SETPOINT Machinery Protection System has received SIL-2 certification, allowing it to be specified and ....
POSITAL’s new magnetic encoders provide absolute position feedback. With absolute measurement systems, complete position measurements are ....
BURNDY announced the release of the PATRIOT PATCUT954HS Long Reach, Insulated, Hydraulic Cable Cutting tools. The PATCUT954HS Hot Stick Cabl....
LUTZE Inc. is expanding its industrial connector offering by adding a variety of straight and angled push-in M12 connectors to complement th....
Pure Safety Group (PSG) has introduced the Checkmate TR3 Tripod, used as Personal Protective Equipment to access workers and provide fall pr....
The CC-Series from Simplex consists of six models in three tool configurations ranging from the powerful handheld CCP model with integrated ....