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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tips for Choosing and Using Land Management and GIS Software

As the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar subside, clean energy companies face increased pressure to boost profitability from their assets. Knowing what you own and managing operations efficiently...

New York’s Predevelopment Activities Advance Offshore Wind

In July 2019, Governor Cuomo announced the winners of New York’s first comprehensive...

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