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May 2015


Educational Opportunities Abound At WINDPOWER 2015

The U.S. wind energy industry meets in Orlando to discuss current challenges and its vision for the future

The U.S. utility-scale wind energy industry gathers once again this month for the American Wind Energy Association’s annual WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition. The 2015 event runs from May 18 – 21, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The event could not have come at a better time for an industry that, following […]
Wind Systems staff

Validation Of Journal Bearings For Use In Wind Turbine Gearboxes

Maximum reliability and low life-cycle costs are the decisive key factors for systems operators in nearly all areas of industry, including the windpower industry.

That also applies to gearboxes in windpower turbines functioning as the main constituent of the drive train. Journal bearings now offer a technology that is already being used successfully in other areas of industry and is further enhancing the availability of windpower systems. Experience shows that journal bearings make a very good alternative to the […]
Thomas Meyer