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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Fresh Approach to Wind Training

Training centers in the wind turbine industry began reopening in May.  A survey commissioned by Global Wind Organisation...

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 

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...

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