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Huaneng selects GE’s Brilliant 2.75-120 wind turbines for Chinese wind farm

GE today announced it will supply one of the world’s largest power generation companies—China’s Huaneng Corporation—with 55 units of GE 2.75-120 brilliant wind turbines, to be installed at the Huaneng Dali Longquan wind project in the Yunnan province of China. The project will provide 151 megawatts of power, making it GE’s largest wind order in

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Siemens receives order for 48-MW Alexander wind project in Kansas

Siemens announces that it will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), for the 48-megawatt Alexander wind project, located in Rush, Kansas. A service and maintenance agreement was also signed to help ensure the turbines operate at optimal levels. NJRCEV is responsible for constructing, owning

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HYTORC, local dignitaries cut ribbon on John K. Junkers International Distribution Center in South Hackensack

Eric and Jason Junkers, along with elected and community leaders, recently cut the ribbon on HYTORC’s new John K. Junkers International Distribution Center in South Hackensack. “HYTORC has customers throughout the world that need its unique industrial bolting equipment,” said HYTORC President Eric P. Junkers. “Now, with this distribution center, HYTORC is able to ship

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Wind Energy Update to host Wind Energy Operations and Maintenance Summit USA on April 14-15, 2015 in Dallas Texas.

450 leaders will fight to claim 35.2GW of the US Wind O&M Market, says Wind Energy Update

New estimates by leading data providers GlobalData demonstrate that the North American wind industry will increase from 68.9 GW in 2014 to 104.1 GW in 2020. With this level of growth the US wind Operations & Maintenance (O&M) market is expected to reach new highs of $5billion by 2020 for major correctives and upgrades. The

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Wind farms can be built in remote locations that make a challenge of maintenance. However, more reliable equipment  can minimize the need to access those turbines.

Improving wind safety by improving reliability of wind turbine components

Tom Schiff, Global Field Engineering Support Manager for ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Company, Wind turbine gearboxes are challenging to maintain because they are often in remote locations at elevated heights and they operate under extreme conditions. But, regular gearbox oil changes are required to protect components from micropitting and wear. To make

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