Wednesday, December 1, 2021

GCube Targets Turbine Gearbox Failures In Report

Specialist renewable energy underwriter GCube Underwriting Limited has published an in-depth report, entitled Grinding Gearboxes, analyzing gearbox failure by addressing root cause, financial impact and proactive...

Washington Utility Extends 429 MW Service Contract With Vestas

Vestas has signed a 10-year extension agreement to service the Whiskey Ridge, Wild Horse and Hopkins Ridge wind projects. Located in central Washington, these...

EDF Renewable Services Extends Kansas O&M Contract

EDF Renewable Services, a provider of renewable O&M Services, has announced that Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has extended an operations and...

Participants Set For 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition

The Energy Department has announced the twelve collegiate teams that have been selected to participate in the Department’s second Collegiate Wind Competition. The Collegiate...

Duke Energy Renewable Services Designated A Top Quality O&M Provider

Duke Energy Renewable Services is a top quality operations and maintenance (O&M) provider highly capable of performing all O&M service activities for wind and...

Shermco Announces Promotions Of Three Staff Members

Shermco recently announced three executive promotions. Former vice president of Production for the Engineering Services Division Pat Beisert was promoted to president of Shermco U.S. Beisert...

Remote Site Monitoring Expands Reach to Global Proportions

Gamesa and the Iberdrola Group, through its engineering and construction subsidiary, have launched a wind sector-pioneering system which enables the remote management, using a...

Scottish Developer Taps Power Climber Wind for Tower Climb Assists

The system allows the wind turbine technician to have complete control of the climbing experience, delivering personalized performance, increased safety, and better productivity. The...

Gamesa Seeks Certification of Turbine Extension Program

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, has been chosen by Gamesa, to certify its wind turbine lifetime extension program for...

Gearbox Express Builds 75,000 Square-Foot Facility in Wisconsin

Gearbox Express , an independent company focused on providing down-tower, wind gearbox remanufacturing services, is building a 75,000-square-foot manufacturing facility south of Mukwonago, Wisconsin. Founding...

PSI Repair Services Among Business Group’s ‘Best and Brightest’ Employers

PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading industrial component repair service, recently announced that it has been selected to...

Moventas Completes First-Ever Clipper Up-Tower Service

Moventas USA recently carried out the first Clipper Liberty intermediate assembly roller bearing replacements that has ever been made up-tower. Mastering this type of...

Hydratech Opens Wind Service And Repair Center In Alabama

Hydratech Industries Wind Power has opened a state-of-the-art service and repair facility in the United States with world-class hydraulic cylinder design and manufacturing experts...

Availon Subsidiary Branches Into Energy Management

Availon recently established Availon Energy Management GmbH (AEM), a subsidiary seeking to  complement the company’s existing technical service solutions by offering customer-specific energy management,...

Dual-Stage Magnetic Filtration Shown As Effective In Reducing Fluid Contamination

In the fast-growing industry of wind power, new technologies for gearboxes, blades, rotors, and other major components are emerging every day but something that...

Maintenance Cost Reduction Achieved Through Comprehensive Fleet Monitoring

Major component repair costs are a real issue for wind farms over five years old. Taking as an example data set of six wind...

Advances In Technology Will Continue To Lower Wind O&M Costs, According To Market Report

Direct drive technology and tension control measurement technology for turbine bolts are among the innovations that considerably reduce wind O&M costs.  The O&M market’s growth...

Comparing The Alternatives In Wind Turbine Oil Changes: Interval-Based Versus Condition-Based

In recent years, the world is seeing expansive development of wind power. Sage Oil Vac recently exhibited its products at AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2014 Conference...

Comparing Maintenance Options: OEMs and ISPs

The clock starts ticking the moment a wind turbine stops working. Wind turbine efficiency is evaluated in terms of minutes (of production up/downtime) and...

EDF Renewable Services signs O&M deal with DTE Energy

EDF Renewable Services has signed a multiyear operations and maintenance agreement with DTE Energy for the 75 MW Brookfield Wind Park. Located in Huron...
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