Wind


The Peak of Service
One aspect of my job that gives me great satisfaction is providing on-site support for my wind customers. I don’t know too many other STLE-Certified Lubrication Specialists out there that are climbing wind turbines to provide up-tower consultations....
Out of Sight: Submarine cables are crucial for off-shore wind growth
Globally, offshore wind farms are an increasingly popular source of cost-effective and dependable renewable energy. The United States has begun to harvest the strong winds off its coasts to build out this industry; from a modest 30 MW currently in op....
Trailblazing Island Utility Uses AI for Financial and Environmental Gains
Despite the sudden drop in fossil fuel prices due to low demand during the global pandemic, the trend to rely on more renewable energy sources continues. The reduction in emissions from industry and commuters in urban settings has resulted in cl....
Keeping You In The Dark: An introduction to ADLS
Aircraft Detection Lighting Systems (ADLS) originated out of the “dark sky” initiative started in the 1950s by astronomers, who were concerned that nocturnal skyglow was obscuring stars. In 1988, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) was f....
Is U.S. Offshore Wind Ready to Take Europe’s Lead?
While Europe has seen profitability and investor interest increase significantly over recent years, its U.S. counterpart has yet to provide an economic case. With an ocean between them, yet similar goals, how exactly do their approaches differ? To....
End of Life Options: Wind turbine blade recycling
For nearly four decades, wind power has been increasingly adopted in the U.S., but it has accelerated rapidly in the last decade. Cumulative wind power generating capacity surpassed 100 gigawatts in 2019, representing almost 8 percent of total electr....
How Tech is Driving Wind Success Post-Pandemic
The global spread of COVID-19 is causing serious problems in many industries across the country. Millions of Americans have been infected with the novel virus, and countless businesses are feeling the negative impact. With authorities restricting lar....
A Fresh Approach to Wind Training
Training centers in the wind turbine industry began reopening in May.  A survey commissioned by Global Wind Organisation (GWO) anticipates that course volumes will be at 90 percent in July across the United States, with Canada at 100 p....
Ingeteam’s DFIG converter series offer cost-optimized products for each market for high power applications in the range of 6MW to 8MW. The....
Wölfel Wind Systems has extended the existing SHM.Tower product with an inclination sensor in the foundation. SHM.Foundation provides the a....
SKYLOTEC’s decontamination agent, Rescueclean S1, is virucidal with limited effect and also fights the corona virus SARS-CoV-2, the trigge....
Enerpac recently released a series of five cutters. EB-Series Bar Cutters consist of hydraulic and electric tools that quickly and easi....
The new Enerpac SL400N Super Lift Hydraulic Gantry achieves high capacity and lifting height with an efficient footprint. The SL400N can lif....
Ingeteam has launched its new-generation wind power converters developed for high power DFIG application. Ingeteam's DFIG converter series o....
Antaira Technologies’ LMP-2602G-SFP and LMX-2602G-SFP series are industrial-grade equipment that is Ethernet ready to fulfill various mark....
The VOLT harness line is designed to provide fall protection and comfortable work positioning for those working on towers or inside wind tur....
Pure Safety Group (PSG) has introduced the new Checkmate Xplorer industrial full body harness for fall protection to the U.S. market. The ha....
Heico-Lock’s Heico-Tec’s internal design elements vastly improves the elasticity of a bolted joint, lowering impacts of dynamic stress a....
Leosphere, a Vaisala company, announced the launch of WindCube Insights, a proprietary data analytics software designed specifical....
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....