Friday, August 23, 2019

Innovation

XL Specialized Trailers announces new blade hauling solution

XL Specialized Trailers designed a solution for hauling longer wind-turbine blades with its new patent-pending BladeMate Flip Extension. The Extension provides significant cost savings...

New research addresses ice accumulation

Ice accumulation is a serious problem for industries including aerospace, wind energy, power utilities, telecommunications, commercial fishing, and marine activities. Icing leads to material...

Dulas completes 100-meter met mast installation for Force 9 Energy

Dulas, a leading renewable energy consultancy, has completed the installation of its tallest meteorological (met) mast in Western Scotland. The 100-meter guyed lattice mast,...

NREL releases major update to wind-energy dataset

A massive amount of wind data was recently made accessible online, greatly expanding the amount of information available on wind flow across the continental...

Acciona receives grid-scale energy storage certificate by DNV GL

Acciona Energia, the biggest global operator exclusively in renewable energies, recently received the first ever prototype certificate for a grid-scale energy storage solution by...

Spectro upgrades SpectroTest mobile metal analyzer

Spectro Analytical Instruments recently announced a major upgrade to its SpectroTest arc/spark mobile metal analyzer for applications in the metal producing, processing, and recycling...

G&W Electric collaborates with GE on new integrated recloser relay

G&W Electric and GE’s Grid Solutions have collaborated on the development of a new integrated recloser solution. G&W’s Viper®-ST Recloser has been designed and...

‘Rotorlock’ locking system rated for turbines up to 7 MW

Roemheld has improved the performance of its modular locking system “Rotorlock” for the inspection and maintenance of wind-power stations. With a transverse force absorption...

Hansford Sensors debuts compact triaxial vibration monitor

Hansford Sensors, a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of high performance industrial accelerometers, has launched a compact and lightweight 100m/Vg triaxial vibration sensor. Called the...

Systematic now entering the global offshore wind market

At offshore wind farms many kilometers from land, where wind and weather conditions are often extreme, employee safety is of paramount importance. To help deal...

New ice sensor technology entirely optical

New Avionics Corp manufactures modern ice sensors for wind farms, manned and unmanned aircraft, commercial refrigerators, sensing the formation of hazardous ice for corrective...

WindShark turbines to be introduced in California

Mitu Resources Inc. is introducing commercially the company’s licensed WindShark self-starting vertical axis wind turbines within the regulated cannabis sector in California. One of the...

New generation condition monitoring unit launched for turbines

After a period of customer surveys and research, followed by an intense development phase, B&K Vibro recently introduced the new condition monitoring unit: the...

Duke Energy Renewables protects eagles with IdentiFlight system

Duke Energy Renewables recently ordered 24 IdentiFlight® units to be installed at its Top of the World Windpower Project in Wyoming as part of...

Vestas to acquire Utopus Insights

Vestas has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Utopus Insights, Inc., an energy analytics provider with 15 years of experience in solutions...

Nabrawind makes turbine blade transport easier

Nabrawind Modular Blade System (Nabrajoint) is a technology applicable to any wind-turbine blade (existing or new) that allows manufacturing blades in two or more...

Self-erecting towers reduce assembly time and cost

Nabrawind Self Erecting Tower (Nabralift) is a new tower technology developed to break the barriers that conventional towers are facing for hub heights greater...

Oven Industries introduces communication port temperature controller

Oven Industries recently introduced its standard 5R7-001(RS232) and 5R7-002 (RS485) temperature controllers. The bi-directional or unidirectional H-bridge configuration of this temperature controller creates a seamless...

VertAx Signs C-Gen Agreement With University of Edinburgh

VertAx Wind Ltd and the University of Edinburgh have signed the first commercial licensing agreement for the C-Gen Permanent Magnet Generator developed at the...

Windlab, Vestas partner on world’s first utility-scale hybrid

A partnership between renewable energy industry leaders has announced the final details of a project that will help accelerate the transition to an energy...
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