Friday, February 21, 2020

Maintenance

Cyberhawk Completes ROAV Inspections for Forewind’s Dogger Bank Meteorological Masts

Cyberhawk Innovations, a world leader in remotely operated aerial vehicle (ROAV) inspection and survey, recently completed an operation and maintenance inspection project on Forewind’s...

Vaisala and Pattern Energy Strike Lightning Data Deal

Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has signed a three-year contract with Pattern Energy Group Inc., a leading independent power company,...

Vaisala Supplies Data to Endurance for Wind Hedge Transaction

Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, is providing the long-term wind measurement data required by Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a provider...

Wind Prospect and Nabla Wind Power Service Launched To Extend Wind Farm Project Life

In response to the changing renewable energy market in the U.K. and the move toward significantly reduced and zero subsidies for onshore wind projects,...

Condition Monitoring: Vibration Analysis Should Not Be Intimidating

Vibration analysis is the most widespread monitoring technique used in wind turbines, and on a typical basis, it is the first and primary technology...

The State of Wind Farm Underperformance Syndrome

It is fair to expect that the energy output of an operating wind farm should be close to what it was designed to produce....

Siemens Receives Major U.S. Order from Westar Energy for 280-MW Wind Project

Siemens has recently been awarded an order from Westar Energy, Inc. to supply, support, install, and provide service for 122 wind turbines at the...

Condition Monitoring: Working with O&Ms on Their Terms

A recent report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) indicates that 2015 truly was a banner year for the industry as wind accounted...

Romax Wins IWEF Technical Consultant of the Year

Romax Technology was recently acknowledged as Technical Consultant of the Year through an award at the Indian Wind Energy Forum held in New Delhi...

Schneider Selects Vaisala as Global Wind Forecasting Partner

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has signed a long-term international wind energy forecasting agreement with Vaisala, a global leader...

Recover Lost Energy Output with Blade Cleaning

Wind farm owners spend a great deal of time figuring out how to produce more power, make more money, lower their expenses, and achieve...

Condition Monitoring Failure Is Not an Option

One question that stands out in the wind industry is if we can revisit time-tested fundamentals and practices already proven successful in other industries...

Composite Electroless Nickel Coatings for the Wind Energy Industry Varieties and Performance Advantages

Coatings can be advantageous, and, in many applications, they are essential for proper performance, protection, lifetime, and many other factors. Therefore, selecting the proper...

Condition Monitoring Does Not Need To Be Overwhelming

While condition monitoring has a rather simple definition, it is only when we are caught up in “analysis paralysis” syndrome that our minds get...

Schneider Electric Offers Most Comprehensive Support Package in the Wind Market

It’s no secret that wind farm operators, like all renewable energy generators, struggle with maximizing power generation. In addition to performing maintenance at optimal...

Centrica Energy Benefits from Romax Insight’s Wind Farm Solution Services

A multi-national integrated energy business and parent company of British Gas, Centrica Energy has 27.9 million customer accounts and a total operating profit of...

Safety Should Always Come First

We should all take the time to thank wind turbine technicians for wearing their safety gear and following safe work practices. Day after day,...

High-Quality Repair Stations Vs. Up-Tower Repair

In the wind industry, it is well-known that a downed tower results in major financial losses. The question arises: how can turbines get up...

HUVR Launches with $2 Million Funding; FAA Approved Drone-Based Data Analytics Company

HUVRData, LLC, the drone-based data analytics company, officially launched and announced $2 million in funding from angel investment organizations that include the Central Texas...

GE Plans Wind Education Center in China

GE has announced that it will build a new wind education center in Shenyang, China. The approximately 500-square-meter facility will be built on the...
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