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Covering Your Assets: Transforming project data into solar gold

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is expected to lead to the development of up to 550GW of new clean power by the end of the decade – yet, there are fears that the wind and solar industries will not take sufficient steps to properly protect these...

Mid-Sized Wind Turbines are Finding Their Niche

Modern high tech wind turbines come in all sizes, from small turbines that charge batteries on a sailboat, to the offshore giants in the world’s oceans. When it comes to microgrids, however, it turns out that mid-sized wind turbines — 80 to 100...

Better Wind Energy Flows: Maintaining a stable supply of power to the grid

Wind power and distributed energy resources are linked to electricity delivery systems, or used for off-grid functions, to serve local energy demands or support local networks. Power ranges from 15 kw to 100 kw, depending on whether the need is...

Rooting Out Blade Damage

Wind farm operators across the globe agree that, while providing improved efficiencies to the wind industry, optimized wind turbine blade design presents unique challenges in operations and maintenance. Thanks to unique composite and...

Taking Autonomous Inspection to New Heights

The multibillion-dollar tax credit from the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is set to unlock a new level of growth in...

GIS Speeds Up Site Selection: The push to decarbonize energy infrastructure is a race against the clock - GIS offers a way to jump ahead

In the race to deploy renewable energy, more and more inefficiencies are being wrung out of an industry that remains comparatively young. One that is still easy to spot comes early in the stages of a renewable energy project: obtaining...

Can Vibrations be Good for Business?

How much does condition monitoring save the typical wind farm? This question was put to me during a recent conference on innovations in the wind industry. The question relates to the financial benefits of vibration analysis, otherwise known as...

Gauging the Wind: Floating Lidar and New Wind Energy Frontiers

Renewable energy sources are a vital component in ensuring a sustainable future. Although we’ve understood the value of energy derived from natural sources for years, costs have traditionally made it difficult to rely on these resources. However,...

Detect Lightning Blade Damage Early

Incidences of lightning strikes globally are on the rise, just another of the many consequences of climate change. It’s been estimated that countries like the US could see a 50 percent increase in the number of strikes 

Managing Wind Service in a Constrained Labor Market

Supply Chain As the Wind Industry matures, and OEMs face steep price-driven market challenges, the notion of traditional risk models are changing. OEM competence and the capability to continue to adequately serve the market is questionable. Even...

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Energy Storage in Paradise: "Buffering" island wind interconnection in Hawaii

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In Defense of the Imperfect But Important Loan Guarantee Program

On May 10th, 2011, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced it will process only a select few of the last pending...More about Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Turning Technology Upside Down - The power of controlling the wind

Revolutionary for its time, agriculturists in the 1900s implemented age-old windmill technology for pumping...

Reliability Centered Maintenance: for wind turbine blades

To maximize operating efficiency, decrease downtime, and understand the overall health of wind turbines, it's important...

Wind Power & Market Expansion: Warranting a course of action

Over the last five years, the US onshore wind sector has been a relatively stable environment for investors, and is...

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