Cranes and Wind Power: A Critical Pairing
From the day a turbine is erected, to the time it is ready to be taken down, cranes are necessary tools for building and maintaining wind farms.
Extreme Blade Transport
As wind-turbine blades get larger, the challenges of getting them to their final destination increase.
Offshore Wind Challenges
Digitalization becomes crucial to supply-chain logistics for North American offshore industry.
Don’t Blame the Oil
Transient events — not gearbox oil — are the leading cause of wind-turbine gearbox failure.
Advance Warning Advantage
Condition monitoring can maximize maintenance resources.
A Bolt of Knowledge
Weather-forecasting advances shed new light on lightning damage to wind turbines.
Protecting the Blades
Leading-edge erosion can dig into a turbine’s performance, but solutions exist to keep minor worries from becoming major problems.
Looking North for Solutions
Canadian wind energy is integral to North American transition to a clean-energy economy.
Syncing Up the Data
Project aims to standardize wind-turbine information in Canada.
BOEM’s Renewable Energy Program
A compelling future awaits offshore wind in the United States.
A one-size-fits-all approach: A single special grease for all rolling bearings can help achieve maximum yield.
Cutting the Concrete
New foundation technology will lower use of concrete in wind-turbine towers by 75 percent.
MARKET OUTLOOK: A Win for Wind Power
Wind industry stays afloat amidst economic and political uncertainty.
MARKET OUTLOOK: Breathing New Life into Wind
PTC extension gives wind-industry projects a chance to really take off.
MARKET OUTLOOK: Iowa: A Leader in Renewable Energy
MARKET OUTLOOK: A Strong Wind Blows Deep in the Heart of Texas
MARKET OUTLOOK: Wind Future Grows Stronger
American wind power poised to quadruple by 2030.
Trained Personnel Are Key to Safe Wind Farm Operations
Simulation: A Shift and Advancement in Wind Energy Training Methods
The Growth of Drones in the Wind Energy Industry
A Stronger, Cleaner Steel for Applications in Wind Turbines
As demand for renewable energy grows and wind turbines become an ever-increasingly common sight, the nature of their application is forcing engineers to look for steels with exceptional properties to meet the extreme demands placed on components in wind turbines.
Data-Driven Main Bearing Maintenance Strategies To Reduce Unplanned Maintenance Costs
Dropped Object Prevention: Tools with Engineered Attachment Points Can Increase Safety and Productivity
Generation Wind Comes to New Orleans
Profile: Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan, more than 40 years ago, Kalamazoo Valley Community College has made a name for itself in the wind energy industry with its Wind Turbine Technician Academy and the skilled workforce it produces.
Retooling America’s Workforce for the Wind Energy Industry
How the U.S. Wind Industry Can Benefit from the Advancement of Educational and Training Opportunities
Wind School Graduates Have a Competitive Edge in the Applicant Pool
The Importance of Encouraging Women to Pursue Careers in Wind Energy at an Early Age
Siemens 7-MW Offshore Wind Turbine Reaches Final Stage in Development Process
Supporting Problem Resolution in O&M with Temporary Instrumentation
Key Factors in Successful Wind Farm Operations
Laufer Windâs Radar-Activated Obstruction Lighting System Meets FAA Performance
Wind Energy Impacted by New Federal Aviation Administration Regulations
Bolting Technology for the New Year
The tides are turning from the misinformed belief that hydraulic power pack systems are still the most relevant and accurate ways to torque. As we enter the new year, we need to focus on the ever-expanding bolting solutions that are available.
Vaisala Validates Accuracy of Wind Assessment Methodology
Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, recently performed an extensive validation confirming the accuracy of its state-of-the-art energy assessment methodology.