Siemens Gamesa opens France manufacturing facility

Siemens Gamesa has started manufacturing both its patented offshore Direct Drive wind-turbine nacelles and IntegralBlades at its new manufacturing facility in Le Havre, France....

Snap-On torque wrenches made for harsh environments

Snap-on Intrinsically Safe ControlTech™ Torque Wrenches are engineered and tested for operation in Class 1 Division 2 hazardous environments (where flammable gases, vapors or...

Vestas partners for turbine blades in Brazil

Vestas has strengthened the flexibility of its global manufacturing footprint with a supply agreement with LM Wind Power, a manufacturer of wind blades. The multi-year...

Electro Industries releases software update

Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) recently released V.5.00.0110 of its CommunicatorPQA® power monitoring software. This release primarily supports the Nexus® 1450 Cyber Secure power quality meter’s...

Wind turbine prototype reveals spiral airfoil

Golden Ratio Turbine Concepts (GRTC), a fluid flow spiral rotor inventor, recently revealed its advanced 3-D Spiral Wing Airfoil in its newest vertical axis...

Perceptual Robotics launches autonomous drone

Perceptual Robotics will launch the DOT autonomous drone, designed to undertake in-depth turbine inspections and analyze the data collected. The company has had DOT...

AMSOIL INC. renews APQP4Wind Certification

AMSOIL INC. has renewed its certification with APQP4Wind, a non-profit organization founded by the world’s leading wind-turbine manufacturers and suppliers. Its mission is to...

WindCube Lidar suite maker Leosphere is now Vaisala

Leosphere, maker of the WindCube Lidar suite, is now Vaisala, as it completes integration with Vaisala, who purchased the company in 2018. From Lidars, sensors,...

Kardie brings tallest aerial platforms to North America

Kardie Equipment, a TGM Wind Company and the largest distributor of the Bronto Skylift in North America, will increase its fleet by more than...

Monopile upending complete for offshore wind project in Japan

As part of the Akita Noshiro offshore wind-farm project’s construction phase off the coast of Japan, Akita Offshore Wind Corporation required 33 monopiles to...

Energy agency: Clean energy spending up 50%

Clean energy spending earmarked by governments in response to the COVID-19 crisis has risen by 50 percent over the past five months and now...

Collegiate offshore wind competition set for May

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) will take place May 16-18, 2022, in conjunction with the American Clean Power Association’s CLEANPOWER...

Swire Energy Wind names commercial team leader

Jan Harrestrup has been named Swire Energy Services wind division’s Head of Commercial. Harrestrup will be responsible for global business development, contract management and sales,...

US Wind to launch offshore wind research partnership to study effects on marine life

Baltimore-based US Wind, Inc. will partner with University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) for three research projects aimed at understanding the potential...

Gastops launches online subscription service

Gastops announced the official launch of Gastops Connect, an online subscription service that delivers critical equipment condition monitoring and analysis capabilities to those leveraging...

Yaw ring system could extend wind-turbine life

Danish machining firm CNC Onsite has developed an invention for repairing wind turbine yaw rings on site. The patented system could eliminate expensive, time-consuming...

UL, ONYX Insight team up on wind asset life program

UL, an adviser on the technical development, evaluation, and optimization of renewable energy projects, has deepened its collaboration with ONYX Insight, a provider of...

Norway’s Aker chooses Hitachi Energy as tech partner

Aker BP, the Norwegian oil and gas exploration and production company, has selected Hitachi Energy, a global technology and market leader in power grids,...

Megger enhances wind-turbine test leads

Megger has enhanced its KC series of test leads used with wind turbines. The new leads can be used either in a manufacturing plant...

Collett completes Neart na Gaoithe wind farm

Both stages of the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm are complete, Collett recently announced. Two 160-ton shunt reactors and two 180-ton super grid transformers...
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