NREL and AWEA collaborate with industry professionals to align international wind-turbine certifications with U.S. regulations, both local and national.
The generator is the heart of the windmill power generation system, so developing an ongoing maintenance program will help protect your investment.
Micropiles are versatile enough to function either as a new foundation, or as a remedial solution for an existing foundation. This installment provides insights.
The more you know about how to go about winning planning approvals and assisting your customers, the more successful your small-wind projects will be.
Performed properly, a mat foundation bearing on aggregate piers is an efficient and economical alternative to traditional deep foundation systems.
Lubrication quality is a key driver for gearbox reliability in wind turbines. This installment focuses on choosing the best type and how to maintain it.
Gearbox designers and manufacturers follow stringent standards for designing and building gearboxes, but failures persist. This group is seeking a solution.
Wholeâsystems thinking is critical to the success of small wind installations since each decision informs and affects all the rest, from foundation to maintenance.
Ideally, gearboxes would run forever with no downtime, but repairs are required in the real world. Ask the following questions for improved outcomes.
No structure can remain standing without a solid foundation. Read on for a primer in foundation types and ground-preparation techniques.
Youâll be amazed by the wind-industry support capabilities of NRELâs wind energy research facility, at the foot of the Colorado Rockies.
For those with creative minds and spirits, small wind offers an amazing opportunity for designing systems to fulfill a growing market demand.