Wind


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....
Maintaining America’s Growing Offshore Wind Industry
Operation and maintenance of America’s growing offshore wind industry is a task that requires wind technicians to overcome obstacles not seen on land. Unique challenges on this job start with the need for experienced land-based ....
Contingency Planning – The clever solution before serious incidents strike
For many Wind Energy stakeholders, serious incidents involving fires, arc flashes, and lightning are not a part of everyday life. This would explain why many companies are not prepared for these situations when they rear their ugly heads. For energy ....
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.....
RENewed Wind and Solar is an online marketplace for refurbished wind and solar equipment. RENewed Wind and Solar offers bargain prices on an....
The SHM.Blade and IDD.Blade systems from Wölfel Wind Systems allow structural damage and icing on the blade to be detected easily and effic....
Seeq Corporation’s R21 is an advanced analytics solution allowing organizations to rapidly analyze, predict, collaborate, and share insigh....
SIBA Fuses introduces True Full-Range Technology with their SIBA 7.2kV and 12kV fuses which are capable of operating at 100% full-range test....
Wärtsilä Online is a web-based customer platform aimed at providing a support service allowing customers to better manage their installed ....
The new 14.4-volt Right Angle Cordless Screwdriver from Snap-on brings high torque, and easy-to-use one-handed bit insertion, to industrial ....
Manitowoc’s Grove Hydraulic Crawler (GHC) crane, GHC140, features a 171ft (52.1m) six-section, pinned boom with a maximum capacity of 127t....
The ACX Power Ascender is a portable ascent and descent device that operates on lithium-ion batteries and offers a versatile and efficient a....
A turnkey blade maintenance solution offers a complete blade inspection to repair solution for the global wind power industry. The digi....
Olympus’ IPLEX G Lite ultra-portable industrial videoscope offers fast, easy visual inspections of small or difficult-to-access locations.....
Olympus new IPLEX GT/GX videoscopes provide manufacturing and maintenance inspectors with fast, easy visual inspections of difficult-to-acce....
FallTech’s DuraTech Personal Leading Edge line of single and twin 9ft self-retracting lifelines provides an integrated dorsal connector of....
Siemens’ Compact Modular Recloser (CMR) is a cost-effective, reduced-maintenance alternative to single-phase, oil-filled reclosers. Fully ....
BladeEdge is pleased to announce the launch of EDDIE, an artificial intelligence (AI) image analysis engine designed specifically for the wi....
Enerpac’s RSL Series Low Profile and Square Drive Torque Wrenches is a versatile, single-drive unit solution with interchangeable hex cass....