Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Innovation

Lidar lights up wind opportunities for Tilt in Australia

Tilt Renewables, a leading developer, owner, and manager of renewable energy generation assets in Australia and New Zealand, has confirmed the use of wind...

Field measurement campaign begins on wind turbine

Three innovative 20-meter-long rotor blades developed within the context of the SmartBlades2 project will be assessed under natural weather and wind conditions in Boulder,...

Bat Deterrent System reduces fatalities by 54% at Texas facility

NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, has announced that a trial...

Vaisala launches ability to identify lightning

Vaisala, the global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, including comprehensive lightning data, has developed the capability to distinguish cloud-to-ground lightning strokes that contain...

Siemens Gamesa, Aalborg University to lead R&D project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark will lead the new i4Offshore research and development project focused on significantly reducing...

Vaisala acquires Lidar manufacturer Leosphere

Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, recently announced the acquisition of Leosphere SAS, a world leader in ground-based and nacelle-mounted Lidar...

DNV GL certifies Ingeteam’s 2MW DFIG converter

Ingeteam, the world-leading supplier of electrical conversion equipment, recently announced it received DNV GL’s certification for its Ingecon®Wind stator-equipped 2MW DFIG converter. With this latest...

WindGuard wind tunnel celebrates 10 years

This year, Deutsche WindGuard’s large scale aero-acoustic wind tunnel in Bremerhaven celebrates its 10th anniversary. “When the wind industry became established in the early 2000s,...

iSpin technology to monitor Vattenfall wind center

Since commissioning the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) earlier this year, the Swedish energy group Vattenfall has been measuring important wind parameters with...

Mammoet climbs to new heights at WindEnergy expo

Last month, Mammoet revealed new crane technology and 3D engineering experiences at the world’s leading expo for the wind industry: WindEnergy Hamburg. Exhibiting at...

NRG Systems buys Direct Detect Lidar Technology

NRG Systems recently announced that it has acquired a portfolio of advanced technology developed by Pentalum, an Israeli company that specialized in remote sensing...

More complex turbine technology will challenge O&M teams

Larger and more efficient turbine technologies will be the key driver in reducing the wind industry’s levelized cost of energy (LCOE) and ensuring it...

Kinewell Energy launches licensed version of its software

Kinewell Energy recently launched a licensed version of its inter-array layout optimization software KLOC. The KLOC software was initially released as a consultancy tool for...

Clobotics closes additional $11 million in Series A funding

Clobotics, a global leader in intelligent computer vision solutions for the wind power and retail industries, recently announced it has closed an additional $11...

Antaira introduces compact industrial POE+ media converter

Antaira Technologies recently expanded its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the IMP-C100-XX series. Antaira Technologies’ IMP-C100-XX series is a compact industrial Ethernet-to-fiber...

Suction bucket concept gets test installation

Universal Foundation continues its partnership with Siemens Gamesa to showcase suction bucket technology with focus on industrializing suction bucket technology. The overall target is...

ANSI approves Dropped Object Prevention standard

ANSI, the American National Standards Institute, recently approved the publication of a new standard addressing the need for dropped object prevention and tool tethering....

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service partner to lower energy costs

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service have entered into an innovation partnership to jointly develop solutions and next-generation technology for the sustainable energy industry. The...

Turbine yaw drives’ power-to-weight ratio yields greater efficiency

Using unique roller gear technology, Gearing Solutions wind turbine yaw drives have an unparalleled power-to-weight ratio, achieving the industry’s greatest efficiency. With aluminum housings,...

Ice detection system minimizes production loss, increases safety

Phoenix Contact’s new wind turbine ice-detection system reduces power production loss and increases safety. The self-powered sensors used in this system transmit ice thickness...
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