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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...

Oceanbird ship travels on wind

Wind has revolutionized the energy industry with its source of sustainable, emission-free power. Now, wind is being harnessed to power merchant ships across oceans. A...

Wind returning to work

With America eager to return to work, wind-industry leaders are faced with new challenges to address return-to-work protocol in a manner never imagined nor...

Assembling offshore wind turbines

The United States offshore wind energy industry is growing, with planned commitments to build 26 GW of offshore wind projects along the East Coast...

Taking a cue from nature

Sweden’s first wooden wind tower has been constructed on the island of Björkö outside Gothenburg. The tower is 30 meters high and recently was...

Preventing thermal runaway before it begins

Utilities are increasingly turning to a battery energy storage systems (BESS) in a variety of sizes and power outputs to deliver reliable back-up power,...

Advancements in Distribution Grid Monitoring

The power distribution grid is undergoing unprecedented levels of change. The traditional one-way model of voltage regulation presumed voltages dropping predictably along feeders from...

Cleanest of the Clean

By definition, every form of renewable energy offers environmental benefits. Whether for solar, wind, geothermal, or any of the many other renewable sources, there...

Why are my turbines underperforming?

Wind power has come a long way in the past decade. Thanks to billions of dollars of investment, wind power has grown faster than...

A Renewable Future is Now in Reach

Companies in the renewable energy industry have historically faced cost challenges in creating a sustainable business model, preventing renewable energy sources from challenging traditional...

Turning Out the Lights

Xcel Energy’s Foxtail Wind Farm in Dickey County, North Dakota, will soon be operational, bringing with it a convergence of technologies that will have...

Digitalization strategies to extend turbine life

The wind energy industry has reached a crossroads in operation and maintenance due to a confluence of factors. The first generation of large-scale turbine...

Extra value with minimal cost

Today’s world is all about data, and wind turbine reliability is no exception. ONYX InSight maintains a database of every turbine fault it has...

Fundamentals of Wind Turbines

The rising concerns over climate change, environmental pollution, and energy security have increased interest in developing renewable energy. We are seeing an unparalleled enthusiasm,...

The Future of the Grid

There is a global energy transition underway, and Canada has a huge opportunity to join the front ranks of this vital project,” said Chris...
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