Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Moventas Opens Multi-Brand Service Shop In Minnesota

Moventas, one of the world’s leading wind gear manufacturers and service providers, has opened a wind gearbox service workshop in St. Paul, Minnesota, answering...

Shermco Staffer Pens Electrical Maintenance E-Book

John Wiley Publishing, known for its extensive For Dummies collection of ‘how-to’ books, has published “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” by Lynn Hamrick, PE,...

PSI Repair Services Ships 20,000th Repaired Wind Part

PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and an independent service provider to the wind energy industry, has announced that it...

Case Study: Broadwind Energy and Sentient Science

Life extension of a single-stage planetary gearbox Reduction in contact stresses due to geometry changes and improvements in material quality led to quantified fatigue performance...

GE Optimization Service Targets Wind Farm Efficiency

When planning a wind plant, collector cable systems play a critical role in how efficiently power can be delivered from the point of generation...

IEA Stresses Technology Boost To Meet Climate Goals

A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals, the International Energy Agency stated upon the...

Lufft Wind Sensor Classified For Offshore Use

The Lufft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS successfully completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TÜV SÜD and now has the Protection Class IP68....

Acciona Opens Turbine Assembly Plant In Brazil

Acciona Windpower, the Acciona subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture, and sale of wind turbines, has opened a turbine assembly plant at Simões Filho,...

Optimal Performance From Thermal Management Products

Heating and cooling devices in enclosures are designed to protect electrical and electronic components from low and high temperatures, as well as moisture.  However,...

Alterra Taps Mortenson To Build Shannon Wind Project

Mortenson Construction’s Wind Energy Group recently announced that it entered into a contract for construction of the Shannon Wind Project located near Windthorst, Texas,...

Construction Insurer Zurich Supports U.S. Focus On Safety

A shimmering skyscraper, a world-class stadium and an expansive suspension bridge are impressive architectural achievements, but every structure comes with serious risks faced by...

Rebounded In 2014; “Wind Rush” Underway In Texas

American wind industry jobs and turbine deployment regained momentum heading into 2015, the American Wind Energy Association reported recently in releasing its 2014 results...

GWEC Projects Continued Growth For Global Wind

The Global Wind Energy Council launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update today in Istanbul. The report details wind power’s...

Xcel Energy Again Named Top Wind Utility

For the 11th consecutive year, Xcel Energy has been named the country’s top utility wind energy provider by the American Wind Energy Association, a...

DOE Funds Programs For Wind Farm Wildlife Protection

The Energy Department recently announced more than $1.75 million for five projects that will develop and demonstrate technologies to reduce the potential impacts of...

DONG Energy Takes Over Mass. Offshore Project

DONG Energy has agreed to take over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. At...

First Impressions: Fielding The Questions Of Incoming WET Trainees

Career-oriented colleges focused on preparing students for wind energy technician careers have not existed for very long. In fact, the public perception of our...

Expanding Wind Services Market Opens Doors For PE Growth

Market for wind services is growing continuously Wind industry has grown more than 20 times in past two decades with installations reaching  nearly 370 GW...

E.ON Enters U.S Renewable Energy Services Market

The world’s largest investor-owned utility is now bringing customized asset management, maintenance, and repair services to North American renewable energy projects. E.ON, one of...

Flight From Danger

A trained falcon named Houdini darts and soars next to a wind power plant in the shadow of the Colorado Rockies, gathering radar data...