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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...

Compliance with NERC = Higher Margins of Reliability

Obviously, the NERC Reliability Standards (Standards) were developed with the intent of improving reliability of the Bulk Electric System (BES), but how does that directly translate to actual improved performance and reliability of the Facilities...

Forecasting U.S. Offshore Wind

Offshore wind is taking off in the U.S. Declining offshore wind costs, rising demand for renewable energy, and increasing government actions have accelerated the evolution of the U.S. offshore wind sector. According to the Office of Energy...

US Offshore Wind Outlook

Energy generated by wind turbines is a sustainable resource that can produce enough electricity to power major cities around the world. Lately, the focus has shifted to offshore wind power, where large farms of wind turbines are installed in bodies...

Make Your Wind Turbine Last Longer - How foundation and tower monitoring can extend the life of a wind turbine

A well-maintained car will run for longer than a hard-driven, neglected one – and cost less over its life. Wind turbines are much the same. However, wind farms are multimillion-dollar energy generation assets, so keeping them running for longer...

Blurring the Lines: US renewable energy demands unprecedented cross-sector integration

President Biden’s pledge to install offshore wind across...

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Turning Technology Upside Down - The power of controlling the wind

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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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