Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Innovation

ONYX: Operators must embrace disruptive technologies

Embracing disruptive digital technologies for the collection and analysis of wind-turbine data offers the best route to reducing the costs of operations and maintenance...

NRG’s Bat Deterrent System reduces bat fatalities by 67 percent

A trial of NRG Systems’ Bat Deterrent System at the Pilot Hill Wind Project in Illinois yielded an overall reduction in bat fatalities of...

AMETEK Spectro Scientific expands its software platform

AMETEK Spectro Scientific, one of the world’s largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed-water analysis instrumentation and software, expanded its cloud-based TruVu 360™ Enterprise...

Vestas expands 4 MW platform for sites with extreme weather

As part of its efforts to offer innovative solutions to meet customer needs, Vestas is introducing the V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine. This...

Deutsche WindGuard accredited for calibrating Lidar

Deutsche WindGuard Consulting GmbH is now accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 for the calibration of nacelle-mounted Lidars. The calibration laboratory can now...

Bazefield software manages 23 GW of renewable energy

Bazefield has had strong growth in the wind and solar domain. Bazefield software manages 23 GW on installations across 23 countries. This includes sites in...

Sulzer Schmid slashes cost of drone inspections

Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories AG, a Swiss company pioneering next-generation technology for the inspection of wind-turbine rotor blades, recently announced it has launched a...

Global distributor, sensor maker modernize ice sensors

Wind Cluster ApS, global distributor of wind-turbine components and accessories, together with New Avionics Corp, leading maker of modern optical ice sensors for industry...

Lidar lights up wind opportunities for Tilt in Australia

Tilt Renewables, a leading developer, owner, and manager of renewable energy generation assets in Australia and New Zealand, has confirmed the use of wind...

Field measurement campaign begins on wind turbine

Three innovative 20-meter-long rotor blades developed within the context of the SmartBlades2 project will be assessed under natural weather and wind conditions in Boulder,...

Bat Deterrent System reduces fatalities by 54% at Texas facility

NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, has announced that a trial...

Vaisala launches ability to identify lightning

Vaisala, the global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, including comprehensive lightning data, has developed the capability to distinguish cloud-to-ground lightning strokes that contain...

Siemens Gamesa, Aalborg University to lead R&D project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark will lead the new i4Offshore research and development project focused on significantly reducing...

Vaisala acquires Lidar manufacturer Leosphere

Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, recently announced the acquisition of Leosphere SAS, a world leader in ground-based and nacelle-mounted Lidar...

DNV GL certifies Ingeteam’s 2MW DFIG converter

Ingeteam, the world-leading supplier of electrical conversion equipment, recently announced it received DNV GL’s certification for its Ingecon®Wind stator-equipped 2MW DFIG converter. With this latest...

WindGuard wind tunnel celebrates 10 years

This year, Deutsche WindGuard’s large scale aero-acoustic wind tunnel in Bremerhaven celebrates its 10th anniversary. “When the wind industry became established in the early 2000s,...

iSpin technology to monitor Vattenfall wind center

Since commissioning the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) earlier this year, the Swedish energy group Vattenfall has been measuring important wind parameters with...

Mammoet climbs to new heights at WindEnergy expo

Last month, Mammoet revealed new crane technology and 3D engineering experiences at the world’s leading expo for the wind industry: WindEnergy Hamburg. Exhibiting at...

NRG Systems buys Direct Detect Lidar Technology

NRG Systems recently announced that it has acquired a portfolio of advanced technology developed by Pentalum, an Israeli company that specialized in remote sensing...

More complex turbine technology will challenge O&M teams

Larger and more efficient turbine technologies will be the key driver in reducing the wind industry’s levelized cost of energy (LCOE) and ensuring it...
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