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The WindBridge Advantage: Upcoming webinar on easy turbine anemometer replacement

The WindBridge is an innovative smart device configured to let newer technology sensors integrate seamlessly into an existing wind-turbine control platform — no matter the age, type, or communication characteristics of the controller or PLC. For this device, Nor-Cal Controls partnered with Lufft, manufacturer of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor, to provide a turnkey wind-sensor

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MidAmerican Energy to locate new wind farms In Iowa

Ida and O’Brien counties in Iowa will be home to two new MidAmerican Energy Company wind farms. The company plans to begin construction in the spring of 2016 on the new Ida Grove and O’Brien wind farms, which will add up to 552 megawatts (MW) of wind generation capacity. The project is scheduled to be

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“We are gobbling up oil faster than we can pump it out,” intones the narrator in Oil Apocalpyse. That would be more frightning if it were not for the current world oil glut.

We’re doomed! The errant message from peak-oil documentaries

Pull up, search on “peak oil documentary,” and you’ll find dozens of apocalyptic videos detailing an impending world crisis that is certain to befall us any day now. The crisis is the downside of peak oil. This is a period that defines when the world’s oil fields have provided the maximum monthly rate, leaving

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Bolted structures, with their complex shapes and use of dissimilar metals, makes them subject to oxidization and corrosion. Oxifree TM198 is a sprayable polymeric resin coating for the protection of metallic components. It contains organic corrosion inhibitors, is reusable, and provides protection against all corrosive contaminants.

Corrosion-prevention specialist, Oxifree Global, plans expansion in offshore wind industry

Oxifree Global has secured funding from UK venture capital firm Octopus Investments letting it invest in expanding its offering within the offshore wind industry. This will also let the company roll out additional resources to support its global distribution and end user base. The business will supplement existing well-established operations in Houston, Texas with additional

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Make consulting

Report from Make Consulting: Q3/2015 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update

The Q3/2015 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update is said to offer a detailed market forecast for more than 50 key and emerging markets for wind power from 2015 to 2024. The forecast data includes a split of expected onshore and offshore development, and analysis of the latest wind turbine order intake and pricing trends.

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