Eologix hosts lightning strike webinar

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Eologix-ping, a specialist in blade health monitoring, presents on March 13 the webinar “Eyes on Lightning Strikes – Understanding the Challenges for Wind Turbines.” (Courtesy: Eologix-ping)

Eologix-ping, a specialist in blade health monitoring, presents on March 13 the webinar “Eyes on Lightning Strikes – Understanding the Challenges for Wind Turbines.”

The event is slated for Wednesday, March 13, commencing at 9 a.m. Central.

Wind turbine operators, industry professionals, and enthusiasts are invited to join the free session that delves into the issue of lightning strikes and their impact on wind turbines.

Eologix-ping is an innovator in the field of rotor blade monitoring for wind turbines, with an international team of around 50 employees in different time zones.

Speakers at the webinar include:

Angela Krcmar, head of sales Americas, Eologix-ping: With 15 years of experience in the renewables sector, Krcmar has been instrumental in identifying and supporting operators and OEMs with asset protection solutions. Her expertise contributes to optimizing fleet performance, ensuring safety for personnel, and benefiting the surrounding community.

Hans Loewenheath, product manager, Vaisala Xweather Lightningand: Loewenheath joined Vaisala in 2020 with a focus on lightning digital services. He is passionate about discovering customer value and helping organizations improve their safety and efficiency. Prior to joining Vaisala, he worked in industrial instrumentation and automation industry in sales, product management, and product marketing.

Allen Hall, president and CEO, Weather Guard Lightning Tech: Hall is a lightning protection engineer with more than 20 years of experience in aerospace and wind energy. He serves as an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER). As the President and CEO of Weather Guard Lightning Tech, he designed the StrikeTape lightning diverter system to protect wind turbines and aircraft worldwide. Allen co-hosts the Uptime Wind Energy Podcast.

Michael Bryan, asset manager, Tucson Electric Power and Oso Grande Wind:  Bryan joined TEP in 2004 as an operator at the Springerville Generating Station (SGS) and transitioned into the chemical technician role, then chemical services supervisor. After five years, Bryan transitioned to his current role as the asset manager for Oso Grande Wind.

MORE INFO  eologix-ping.com/en/webinar-lightning