Friday, September 20, 2019

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Versus Remanufacturing: A Technician’s Perspective

Not all wind energy students plan to climb towers for a living. Fortunately, there are plenty of career opportunities for Ecotech Institute grads that...

Vestas Receives 429 MW of Orders from SunEdison

SunEdison, Inc. has placed two firm and unconditional orders with Vestas totaling 429 MW for wind farm projects in the United States. Vestas will...

Gamesa Chosen as Turbine Supplier for NC Wind Farm Project

Gamesa recently announced that Iberdrola Renewables has placed a firm order for Gamesa to supply 208 MW for the Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East...

Siemens Receives 402-MW Order for German Offshore Project

Siemens will supply, install and commission 67 of its 6-MW direct drive offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 402 MW at the...

Nordex to Install 10-MW Turnkey Wind Farm in France

Nordex SE has received a new order via its project development division in France. The customer is Saméole and the manufacturer will be installing...

MARKET DIRECTORY: Building On Our Manufacturing Momentum

As the world’s number-one producer of wind energy, the United States is making progress toward securing a low-carbon future for generations to come; but...

WindTalker cold weather turbine control anemometer

Nor-Cal Controls is releasing a new product which will increase efficiency and reduce costs to wind project owners and operators. The WindTalker-1000 is an...

GRI Renewable Industries To Open Tower Plant In Texas

GRI Renewable Industries, the industrial wind division of Gonvarri Steel Industries, is in active negotiations with the Economic Development Corporation of Amarillo (AEDC) Texas...

Janicki Industries and Global Fiberglass Solutions Align To Recycle End-Of-Life Wind Turbine Blades

Janicki Industries has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Global Fiberglass Solutions, Inc. (GFSI) for fiberglass recycling and developing manufacturing technologies and processes....

Gamesa Expands Its Nacelle Factory In Brazil

Gamesa officially inaugurated its expanded nacelle assembly factory in Camaçari, Brazil in June, from which it will make all the 2.0 – 2.5MW platform...

Acciona Opens Turbine Assembly Plant In Brazil

Acciona Windpower, the Acciona subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture, and sale of wind turbines, has opened a turbine assembly plant at Simões Filho,...

Optimal Performance From Thermal Management Products

Heating and cooling devices in enclosures are designed to protect electrical and electronic components from low and high temperatures, as well as moisture.  However,...

Carbon Brushes Factor In Component Lifespan And Reliability

Given that maintenance for wind turbines involves the replacement of costly parts as well as time-consuming and dangerous ascents of turbines up to 100...

DOE Program Eyes Competition In Clean Energy Manufacturing

Energy Department recently launched the $2 million Technologist in Residence (TIR) pilot to strengthen U.S. clean energy manufacturing competitiveness and enhance the commercial impact...

Out-Of-Service Turbine Blades Get New Life As New Products

Global Fiberglass Solutions Inc. and Washington State University recently announced that they have successfully manufactured a variety of composite products with fiberglass material taken...

DHi Receives UL Certifications For Pitch Control Slip Rings

Virginia-based Defense Holdings, Inc. (DHi) recently announced it has received unrestricted certification from Underwriters Laboratories for its pitch control slip rings with HiPerCon Brand...

Moventas Seeks To Ease Cost Burden Of CMS Retrofits

Moventas North America has introduced an innovative financial solution with their Condition Monitoring Lease Program that converts the upfront installation costs for condition monitoring...

DOE Funds Research Of Large Turbine Blade Development

The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more...

3A Composites Expands New Foam Core Extrusion Line In The U.S.

Brisk demand and the launch of the new product AIREX T10 stand behind 3A Composites’ decision to invest in a new extrusion line in...

Vestas Wins 33 MW Order From OX2 In Sweden

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 10 V126-3.3 MW turbines for the Maevaara 2 wind power plant. The order also includes...
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