Wind


US Wind Industry Delivers Strong First Quarter
The US wind industry installed over 1,800 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity in the first quarter, while the volume of projects under construction set a new record, according to the newly released Wind Powers America First Quarter Report ....
Elements of Surprise
In an industry where most critical infrastructure is left outdoors to face the elements day in and day out, mother nature’s wrath is one of the many operational challenges that renewable companies must contend with. Whether you operate a solar farm....
Coming Out Ahead: How to benefit from the loss of an OEM
Any time a major manufacturer exits an industry, that absence creates a market disruption for its customers. This is especially true when customers develop such a symbiotic relationship with their OEM that it leaves them in a uniquely vulnerable posi....
The Height of Safety
Being struck by falling objects is the fifth leading cause of industrial accidents, costing billions every year. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) and American National Safety Institute (ANSI) worked with major tether manufac....
Protecting from a Wind Fall
If there is one constant in energy production over the past several decades, it has to be change. The energy landscape is in constant motion, reacting to changes in demand, regulations, or the shift from carbon-based energy to renewable energy source....
Repowering a Fleet
46GW of the U.S. wind fleet is turning ten years or older this year. Wind technology has developed so rapidly in the last decade that new solutions can deliver major benefits to these decade(s)-old plants. When an existing plant is modified with new ....
Breathing Life into Older Wind Turbines
Similar to the situation with a lot of the operating wind fleet in North America, owners of aging equipment have been faced with a vast array of challenges while continuing to operate their turbines in their current state. This has led to lost revenu....
Innovation in Wind Energy Construction
With heightened awareness about climate change and a growing global push towards using more renewable energy sources, there is a strong uptick in both the size and complexity of renewable projects. Wind farms, in particular, are expanding at breaknec....
STMicroelectronics is powering the next generation of Industry 4.0 applications with a new vibration-sensing solution optimized to enable sm....
The new Williams Wedge and Bull Pin with Position Adjustable Shackle tools from Snap-on Industrial are suitable for a variety of uses within....
A.W. Chesterton Company launches new single and double cartridge seals built on its new AXIUS modular seal platform. These modular seals ena....
The technology group Wärtsilä announced the launch of its Expert Insight predictive maintenance product. This digital product enables cust....
The new 18-volt 1/2" Drive Monster Lithium Brushless Cordless Impact Wrench Kit from Snap-on provides 900ft/lbs of torque output to easily b....
Offshore wind industry provider Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) expanded its product portfolio with the launch of the new Siemens Gam....
Heico-Lock announces the addition of the Combi-Washer which builds on the effectiveness of Heico-Lock’s Wedge Locking Systems for ensuring....
Manitowoc has launched the Potain MCT 325 to expand its MCT range of topless cranes. The MCT 325 is designed to deliver easy transport and a....
LUTZE Inc’s Cablefix One kits simplify the need for configuration of cable entry systems. Cablefix One kits are the newest addition to LUT....
Guardian Fall Protection, a Pure Safety Group (PSG) brand, has unveiled its new HTL Horizontal Lifeline (HLL) for use in fall protection sys....
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....