Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Innovation

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...

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...
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