Artificial intelligence can both support individual condition-monitoring tasks typically done by a conventional CMS and a specialist, as well as support the entire condition-monitoring process up to determining the remaining useful life without intervention from a specialist.
Why electroplating can be crucial to keeping wind-turbine generator repair costs down.
Wind-energy capacity in the United States is now in the triple gigawatt digits, and it will continue to grow as the reliable power source begins to take hold offshore.
Offshore wind projects are major undertakings that involve a vast array of stakeholders, so the key to the success of an offshore project is to ensure modern technology is in place and conventional wisdom is implemented.
Geopolymer concrete and basalt rebar results in multiple benefits, including reducing cost by 36%, reducing weight by 40%, new production techniques, new transport methods, and new erection techniques.
From young people to prosperous adults, the industry is proactively supporting the success of women who celebrate an interest in renewable energy.
Ultrasonic phased array can be used to inspect wind blades with low-frequency probes to detect and size small flaws and defects such as wrinkles, delamination, disbonds, and more.
A new bearing design is able to perform under high-thrust loads while still maintaining its excellent misalignment characteristics.
Technicians can prolong rotating equipment life in wind-turbine operations through proper bearings selection and installation, appropriate maintenance practices, condition monitoring, and predictive maintenance.
In order to properly maintain the operations of offshore turbines in the U.S., a full modern fleet of crew transfer vessels will be paramount.
As the number of rods in foundations increases, making sure those bolts are given the proper tension becomes a priority during construction and O&M projects.
As the global demand for energy accelerates, wind and other renewable solutions are an increasingly integral piece of the global energy demand puzzle — and Lidar is an essential technology unlocking the future of the wind-energy industry.