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The Application of AI Across Wind Energy

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted a hotter than normal summer for nearly the entire contiguous U.S. The issue was compounded by...

Can Vibrations be Good for Business?

How much does condition monitoring save the typical wind farm? This question was put to me during a recent conference on innovations in the wind...

Inspiring and training the next generation of wind techs

Wind power is here, and it is here to stay. As a testament to that, the U.S. Wind Turbine Database estimates there are more than...

Tackling the Headwinds

Looking at the growth record of wind energy and other renewables in the U.S. is an ideal way to see how far clean-energy alternatives...

Navigating early wind’s midlife crisis

Wind energy is no longer new, and a growing collection of generation assets has been operational for well over a decade. With the first...

Tackling some of wind’s construction challenges

As offshore wind takes off in the U.S., it becomes even more vital that the infrastructure is in place to ensure wind farms are...

How Lidar supports continuous wind-energy innovation

Today, organizations are embracing Lidar solutions more than ever for onshore and offshore applications for both the wind development and operational phases of a...

The future of offshore wind is big — literally

Offshore wind turbines and wind-power plants are getting bigger every year, a trend that already helps offshore wind reduce costs all over the world....

Transforming wind into liquid air

Reminiscent of windmills from a bygone era, floating wind platforms using drag-based-design turbines could actually usher in new and exciting ways to harness and...

Benefits of wind energy in reducing impact of climate change

Electricity and heat generation now represent at least 24 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The result of these GHG emissions building up in...

Decarbonizing the steel industry to net zero

Steel is a major component of renewable energy, yet, despite technologies existing for production to be decarbonized, the steel sector is currently responsible for...

Ireland: Green legacy, green future

Ireland has long been associated with the color green. And today, the country hopes businesses make that connection with Ireland’s bold steps toward building...

Digitally transforming today’s wind farms

The growth in renewable energies has coincided with a trend toward the digitalization of major infrastructure, often referred to as Industry 4.0. Artificial intelligence...

Preparing for a wind-farm emergency

When an emergency medical situation arises on an offshore wind farm, especially one requiring the extraction of an injured employee, every minute counts. This...

Unearthing Rare Earths

Even though the energy produced by wind turbines is renewable, the sober truth is that much of the materials used to manufacture a turbine...

The advantages of floating wind turbines

Floating wind-turbine platforms are becoming one of the most electrifying technical advances for the wind industry, as the concept gains popularity over conventional offshore...

Creating software-defined energy systems

With the Biden administration’s ambitious plans to ramp up offshore wind production, along with a multi-trillion-dollar plan to boost the country’s infrastructure, it becomes...

2021: Navigating a pandemic with expected wind growth

This past year was one filled with a tremendous amount of uncertainty for our families, businesses, and country. Americans have persevered through a worldwide...

Taking a pioneering role in the future of wind

As one of the original pioneers of wind energy in the U.K. back in the late 1980s, Windcluster is now among the first to...

Taking the green-power lead

After years of the federal government being a leader on the path to renewable energy, corporations and local governments now are taking a larger...
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