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Boliden Signs Long-Term Wind Power Agreement

Boliden has signed a long-term electricity supply agreement with a wind power developer. The agreement entails an expanded production of fossil-free electricity in both Finland and Sweden and that Boliden's energy supply is...

Gearbox Express Partners with HYDAC Technology Corporation

Gearbox Express (GBX), the only independent company in North America focused on providing down-tower, multi-brand wind gearbox remanufacturing services and parts, announced that it has partnered with HYDAC Technology Corporation (HYDAC), a global...

Siemens Gamesa’s Offshore Wind Power Park Nissum Bredning Receives Project Certificate by DNV GL

DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy certification body, has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) the project certificate for its Nissum Bredning offshore wind power park located in Thyborøn, in waters of north-western...

Industry Leader Named POWER Board Chair

POWER Engineers, Incorporated (POWER) took the next step in its executive leadership transition plan last week, appointing award-winning transmission line expert Ron Carrington as chairman of the board of directors. Carrington, POWER’s power...

Siemens Gamesa Signs Multibrand Service Contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces it has signed a four-year O&M agreement with Pattern Energy for its 218-MW Panhandle Wind 1 facility, consisting of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. The company will begin servicing the turbines...

WindGuard Certification Delivers Third 27 MVA FRT-Container in Germany

WindGuard Certification has successfully delivered a third unit of its new generation of FRT test containers. The container allows performing of Fault-ride-through tests on wind turbines, developing artificial fault conditions at grid connection...

AWEA Announces New CLEANPOWER Exhibition Hub

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced the creation of CLEANPOWER, a new exhibition hub that will bring together the utility-scale wind power, solar power and energy storage industries when it launches in Denver next May. AWEA CEO Tom...

Wind Farm Operators Need to Invest in Disruptive Technologies To Avoid Wasting Thousands on O&M - ONYX InSight

Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) have radically changed the return on investment model for turbine condition monitoring in the United States, helping wind farm owners make significant OPEX savings. By cutting the cost of condition monitoring...

Navigant Research Report Shows Digital Twins Promise to Revolutionize the Wind Industry by Optimizing Project Performance and Maintenance

A new report from Navigant Research examines wind sector-specific offerings, trends, and an intensifying vendor landscape. Predictive analytics and digital twin modeling are sweeping across many industries, including the wind sector,...

Vestas Brings in Sulzer Schmid and WKA Blade Service to Deliver Massive Drone-Based Blade Inspection Campaign

Sulzer Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for rotor blade inspections, and WKA, the leading blade inspection and...

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