FCR Technology Validated: Greater LiDAR Accuracy In Complex Terrain

LEOSPHERE, a leader in LiDAR technology, has announced today the validation of its patented Flow Complexity Recognition (FCR) system upgrade to deliver wind measurement...

The Switch To Be Acquired By Yaskawa Electric Corporation

Yaskawa Electric Corporation, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Switch, a supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and...

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...

DNV GL Enables Sinoma To Increase The Quality And Reliability Of Rotor Blades Made...

DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma have signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma’s products to improve the reliability and...

Fiberglass Team To Produce Material Targeted At Wind Blade Production

AGY, a global producer of glass fiber yarns and glass fiber reinforcements, has announced the start of production of S-1 HM glass in conjunction...

Power Climber Wind Meets Strict Service Lift Regulations At Ontario Wind Project

Power Climber Wind recently provided 58 turbine service lifts (TSLs) to the Port Dover and Nanticoke Wind Project in Ontario, Canada. Strict lift and elevator...

Laufer Wind’s Radar-Activated Obstruction Lighting System Passes FAA Scrutiny

Laufer Wind has successfully demonstrated its Aircraft Detection Sight Solution (ADSS), the first-ever trial against a radar-activated obstruction lighting system on a wind farm...

New Jersey proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly...

U.S. offshore wind development area doubles

As part of the Obama administration’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director...

Energy department partners with advocacy groups

In order to provide the highest quality information to support decision-making regarding wind energy, the Energy Department in June launched a collaborative partnership between...

Silicon Valley Power and Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority win 2014 Public Power Wind Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy, together with the American Public Power Association (APPA), have recognized the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) and Silicon Valley...

Report: Global installed wind energy capacity to more than double by 2020

Despite an overall slump in installations in 2013, the global cumulative wind power capacity will more than double from 319.6 GW at the end...

Pattern Energy reaches full commercial operation of Chile’s largest wind project

Expanding its commercial operations into Chile, Pattern Energy Group Inc. has announced that the 115 MW El Arrayán Wind project has completed construction and...

Gamesa to build and supply a 54 MW wind project in the Philippines

Gamesa has reinforced its presence in the Philippines thanks to a new turnkey contract for the construction, supply and installation of a 54 MW...

Reducing Offshore Costs Through Integrated Design

Chapter One-Executive Summary Energy security and CO2 reduction are vital for a sustainable energy future, but anyone following energy issues in the media will be...

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...

Moventas offers lubrication upgrade for WinWind 3 models

Moventas has developed a special gearbox lubrication upgrade for customers operating WinWind made WWD3 turbines, to extend their lifetime considerably. The first one of...

GE breaks ground on Advanced Manufacturing Works

General Electric today announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art Power & Water advanced manufacturing facility to be built in Greenville, SC. GE plans...
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