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Siemens Awarded 15-Year Extension on Service and Maintenance Agreement for Washington Wind Farms

Siemens has signed two long-term wind service and maintenance agreements covering 132 SWT-2.3 turbines at two wind projects in Washington state. Summit Power Group, LLC,...

Moventas Plans Wind Service Shop In Minnesota

Moventas, a leading wind gear manufacturer and service provider, has confirmed plans to set up a wind gearbox service workshop in St Paul, Minnesota,...

Offshore Wind Foundations: Research Needs And Innovation Opportunities

“The U.S. offshore wind industry should adopt transformative design solutions for fixed foundations that build infrastructure resilience to domestic hazards, such as hurricanes, while...

Offshore Wind Forecast To Reach 40 GW Globally By 2020

With more countries utilizing offshore wind potential, the global offshore wind power market is expected to increase more than fivefold from 7.1 GW in...

Siemens To Perform Grid Connection And Supply Turbines For Dudgeon Offshore Project In The...

Siemens has received an order for the turnkey delivery of the grid connection for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. The customers are the Norwegian...

Duke Energy To Build Fifth Phase Of Los Vientos Project In Texas

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, recently announced it will build, own and operate a 110 MW wind power project,...

OSHA, National Safety Council Renew Alliance To Address Worker Safety Issues

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Safety Council this week renewed their alliance to work together to protect the health and safety...

DOE Funds Four Wind R&D Projects To The Tune Of $4.5 Million

The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the...

EDF Renewable Services And Romax Align For Technical And Engineering Services

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) and Romax Technology have signed a partnership agreement whereby EDF RS will provide labor specialists for Romax’s technical and...

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...

Sandia National Laboratories Project Eyes The Future Wind Blade Manufacturing

Sandia National Laboratories is helping makers of wind turbine blades improve the labor productivity associated with blade fabrication and finishing. This improved productivity makes...

DOE Pushes For Boost In Productivity, Efficiency, And Innovation In Clean Energy Manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy in September announced expansions of its Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative in support of the American manufacturing sector and a...

Broadwind Energy Secures $14 Million Tower Order From U.S. Wind Turbine Manufacturer

Broadwind Energy, Inc. recently announced $14 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind will produce these towers in its...

Availon Subsidiary Branches Into Energy Management

Availon recently established Availon Energy Management GmbH (AEM), a subsidiary seeking to  complement the company’s existing technical service solutions by offering customer-specific energy management,...

UMaine Celebrates First Anniversary Of Its VolturnUS Floating Wind Turbine With Signing Of Further...

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud welcomed top officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to Castine on September 5...

GE Study Outlines Wind’s Benefits To Grid Resiliency During Large-Scale Interruption

GE’s Energy Consulting business presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency in late August at the CIGRE...

Profile: Havlik Gear – Ontario Company Is Poised To Meet The Drivetrain Needs Of...

Havlik Gear in Cambridge, Ontario is one of several companies competing in the wind energy component market. During the early part of the new...

R&D Project Shows Nacelle-Mounted LIDAR Reduces Yaw Misalignment And Improves Turbine Performance

A collaborative research project at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology...

Dual-Stage Magnetic Filtration Shown As Effective In Reducing Fluid Contamination

In the fast-growing industry of wind power, new technologies for gearboxes, blades, rotors, and other major components are emerging every day but something that...

Maintenance Cost Reduction Achieved Through Comprehensive Fleet Monitoring

Major component repair costs are a real issue for wind farms over five years old. Taking as an example data set of six wind...
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