Jun 29, 2017

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Approaching Zero Downtime

By: Kenneth Carter

ServiceMax uses the Internet of Things in the field to help companies save money, resources, and improve customer satisfaction.

 

Profile: Valley Forge & Bolt

By: Kenneth Carter

Valley Forge & Bolt’s load indicating fastener could help the wind industry lower its O&M costs.

 

Conversation

Doug Herr
Director of Marketing, Technical Sales | AeroTorque

 

Wind Works for America

By: John Hensley

U.S. wind power is on track to supply 10 percent of the country’s energy needs by 2020.

 

The Power of Data

By: Andrea Miller

Real-time data collection is being used to optimize turbine performance and profitability.

 

Profile: Logisticus Group

By: Kenneth Carter

Logisticus Group makes sure massive wind-turbine parts have a problem-free journey as they are transported across the country.

 

More Wind, More Jobs

By: Kenneth Carter

The wind industry heads for new heights — and it will need a strong workforce to keep it soaring.

 

Condensing the Curriculum

By: Walter Christmas

Top five topics wind schools should be teaching future wind-turbine technicians.

 

Profile: Abaris Training Resources, Inc.

By: Kenneth Carter

Abaris Training takes its composite repair expertise it learned from the aerospace industry and channels it into teaching wind-power technicians.

 

Conversation

 Chris Pattison | Assistant Director of Wind Education and Professor of Wind Energy at the National Wind Institute

 

Diagnosing Wear Faults

By: Tom Barraclough

High-throughput screening of wind-turbine gearbox samples using the LaserNet 230 and automatic sample processor (ASP).

 

Profile: NTC Wind Energy

By: Kenneth Carter

Family-owned NTC Wind Energy supplies quality bolt caps and much more while offering value to its customers in a fair, honest way.

 

Conversation

Stuart Gillen
Senior Director of Customer Success and Partnerships | SparkCognition

 

Conversation

Steven Elrod | General Manager | BS Rotor Technic USA, LLC

 

Improving Joint Integrity

By: Pete Fuller

Three-part approach helps to reduce costs and increase production and quality.

 

Profile: ITH Engineering

By: Kenneth Carter

ITH Bolting Technology is a tooling and hardware manufacturer that focuses on engineering and bolted joint design.

 

Conversation

Philip W. Beck
Business Development Manager
Wind Measurement International

 

Cranes and Wind Power: A Critical Pairing

By: Kate Nation

From the day a turbine is erected, to the time it is ready to be taken down, cranes are necessary tools for building and maintaining wind farms.

 

Extreme Blade Transport

By: Mihir Patel

As wind-turbine blades get larger, the challenges of getting them to their final destination increase.

 

Offshore Wind Challenges

By: Karen Cassidy

Digitalization becomes crucial to supply-chain logistics for North American offshore industry.

 

Profile: Terex Cranes

By: Kenneth Carter

Through its commitment to innovation and quality, Terex and its Demag cranes have become a popular brand in wind-turbine construction.

 

Profile: GEV Wind Power

By: Kenneth Carter

Through robust safety protocols and innovative technology, GEV Wind Power strives to be the go-to company in turbine inspection and maintenance.

 

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Don’t Blame the Oil

By: Paul Baker

Transient events — not gearbox oil — are the leading cause of wind-turbine gearbox failure.

 

A Bolt of Knowledge

By: Shylesh Muralidharan

Weather-forecasting advances shed new light on lightning damage to wind turbines.

 

Profile: LM Wind Power

By: Kenneth Carter

What began as a vision has sparked LM Wind Power to implement a greener future while pushing the cutting edge of turbine-blade technology.

 

Conversation

Edward Wagner
Chief Digital Officer
Sentient Science Corporation

 

Looking North for Solutions

By: Jean François Nolet

Canadian wind energy is integral to North American transition to a clean-energy economy.

 

Syncing Up the Data

By: Marianne Rodgers, Alexander Medd & Thomas Levy

Project aims to standardize wind-turbine information in Canada.

 

Conversation

Walt Musial
Principal Engineer, Manager of Offshore Wind
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

 

Profile: C.C. Jensen

By: Justin Stover

Offline filters by C.C. Jensen keep the ‘life blood’ of wind turbines clean and pumping.

 

Optimizing Lubrication

A one-size-fits-all approach: A single special grease for all rolling bearings can help achieve maximum yield.

 

Cutting the Concrete

New foundation technology will lower use of concrete in wind-turbine towers by 75 percent.

 

Conversation

David DiNunzio
Wind Application Engineer
Castrol

 

Profile: ABB Inc.

By: Anna Claire Howard

For more than 130 years, ABB and its predecessor companies have set the pace for innovation in power grid technologies to harvest energy, improve productivity, safeguard the...

 

Conversation

Louis Dorworth
Manager of the Direct Services Division
Abaris Training Resources Inc.

 
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