Archives December 2015


December 2015


UMaine-Led Offshore Wind Project Receives Additional $3.7 Million from DOE

The University of Maine-led New England Aqua Ventus I offshore wind project will be awarded an additional $3.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (subject to appropriations) to complete engineering and planning work and approach financial close. In a joint statement, Sen. Susan Collins and Sen. Angus King announced that the funding is […]
Wind Systems staff

Siemens Reduces Transport Costs for Offshore Wind Turbines by up to 20 Percent

At EWEA 2015 in Paris, Siemens presented the company’s new offshore logistics concept. A key element of this is an improved transport solution. Siemens has signed a long-term framework contract with transport service provider deugro Danmark A/S, an international transport company, utilizing two purpose-built transport vessels to efficiently link Siemens’ existing production locations in Denmark […]
Wind Systems staff


PRODUCT SHOWCASE: 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 innovative smart relay device designed to allow any existing sensor to integrate seamlessly into an existing wind turbine control platform, no matter the age, type or communication characteristics of the Programmable […]
October 16, 2015

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: SymphoniePRO Data Logger Boasts Advanced Features And A User-Friendly Design

Renewable NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, has launched today a new data logger that is specifically engineered to improve the performance of wind and solar measurement campaigns. Building on RNRG’s well-known Symphonie series of user-friendly loggers, the SymphoniePRO logger brings significant upgrades in terms […]
July 14, 2015

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: LAPP Introduces Dual Voltage-Rated, Flexible VFD Cables

The Lapp Group’s new ÖLFLEX® VFD 2XL, UL TC-ER rated motor cable is a robust, oil-resistant shielded design for use with variable frequency drives. Also available with a pair for brake or temperature, the ÖLFLEX VFD 2XL comes with XLPE (plus) insulation and a phthalate-free TPE outer jacket that gives the cable maximum flexibility, low […]
June 15, 2015

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Spectro Broadens Oil-Water Contamination Capabilities Of FluidScan Portable Analyzers

Spectro Scientific, a developer and manufacturer of analytical tools and software for industrial fluids analysis, recently announced the addition of a comprehensive water measurement solution for its FluidScan® analyzer. The FluidScan employs patent pending technology, providing a practical alternative to traditional Karl Fisher titration for use outside of laboratories. This new FluidScan capability is well-suited […]
April 14, 2015

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Morgan Announces New Carbon Brush Grade For Improved Turbine Uptime

Morgan Advanced Materials’ Electrical Carbon business has developed a new carbon brush grade, suitable for wind turbine applications, that drastically improves uptime in some of the most demanding conditions. The LL587 carbon brush grade maximizes uptime through extended brush life combined with minimal wear to slip rings. Extensive field testing by by the company and […]
April 14, 2015

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Larson Electronics Releases Trailer-Mounted Light Mast

Larson Electronics recently released a 50-ft. pneumatic light mast on a twenty-one foot trailer equipped with sixteen 400 watt LED light heads. The WCDE-11-PLM50-16X400LTL-LED is a trailer mounted, fold-over, seven-stage light mast that provides a safe and effective way for operators to deploy sixteen 400 watt LED light heads to elevations up to 50 feet. […]
April 14, 2015