Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Maintenance

PSI Repair Services Ships 20,000th Repaired Wind Part

PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and an independent service provider to the wind energy industry, has announced that it...

Case Study: Broadwind Energy and Sentient Science

Life extension of a single-stage planetary gearbox Reduction in contact stresses due to geometry changes and improvements in material quality led to quantified fatigue performance...

First Impressions: Fielding The Questions Of Incoming WET Trainees

Career-oriented colleges focused on preparing students for wind energy technician careers have not existed for very long. In fact, the public perception of our...

Expanding Wind Services Market Opens Doors For PE Growth

Market for wind services is growing continuously Wind industry has grown more than 20 times in past two decades with installations reaching  nearly 370 GW...

E.ON Enters U.S Renewable Energy Services Market

The world’s largest investor-owned utility is now bringing customized asset management, maintenance, and repair services to North American renewable energy projects. E.ON, one of...

Expediting Bolted Joint Maintenance With Load-Indicating Fasteners

In fastening, joint tightness is nearly always associated with the use of a calibrated torque wrench during installation.  However, for any given fastener, the...

Making Sense Of At-Height Certification

Authorized climber? Authorized person? Competent climber/rescuer? Qualified climber??? Do all these terms describe the same certification? As an instructor of wind turbine safety at Ecotech...

GCube Targets Turbine Gearbox Failures In Report

Specialist renewable energy underwriter GCube Underwriting Limited has published an in-depth report, entitled Grinding Gearboxes, analyzing gearbox failure by addressing root cause, financial impact and proactive...

Washington Utility Extends 429 MW Service Contract With Vestas

Vestas has signed a 10-year extension agreement to service the Whiskey Ridge, Wild Horse and Hopkins Ridge wind projects. Located in central Washington, these...

EDF Renewable Services Extends Kansas O&M Contract

EDF Renewable Services, a provider of renewable O&M Services, has announced that Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has extended an operations and...

Participants Set For 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition

The Energy Department has announced the twelve collegiate teams that have been selected to participate in the Department’s second Collegiate Wind Competition. The Collegiate...

Duke Energy Renewable Services Designated A Top Quality O&M Provider

Duke Energy Renewable Services is a top quality operations and maintenance (O&M) provider highly capable of performing all O&M service activities for wind and...

Shermco Announces Promotions Of Three Staff Members

Shermco recently announced three executive promotions. Former vice president of Production for the Engineering Services Division Pat Beisert was promoted to president of Shermco U.S. Beisert...

Remote Site Monitoring Expands Reach to Global Proportions

Gamesa and the Iberdrola Group, through its engineering and construction subsidiary, have launched a wind sector-pioneering system which enables the remote management, using a...

Scottish Developer Taps Power Climber Wind for Tower Climb Assists

The system allows the wind turbine technician to have complete control of the climbing experience, delivering personalized performance, increased safety, and better productivity. The...

Gamesa Seeks Certification of Turbine Extension Program

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, has been chosen by Gamesa, to certify its wind turbine lifetime extension program for...

Gearbox Express Builds 75,000 Square-Foot Facility in Wisconsin

Gearbox Express , an independent company focused on providing down-tower, wind gearbox remanufacturing services, is building a 75,000-square-foot manufacturing facility south of Mukwonago, Wisconsin. Founding...

PSI Repair Services Among Business Group’s ‘Best and Brightest’ Employers

PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading industrial component repair service, recently announced that it has been selected to...

Moventas Completes First-Ever Clipper Up-Tower Service

Moventas USA recently carried out the first Clipper Liberty intermediate assembly roller bearing replacements that has ever been made up-tower. Mastering this type of...

Hydratech Opens Wind Service And Repair Center In Alabama

Hydratech Industries Wind Power has opened a state-of-the-art service and repair facility in the United States with world-class hydraulic cylinder design and manufacturing experts...
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