How VAWTs could replace HAWTs

Using several design ideas could let VAWTs outperform HAWTs.

130-m met tower and turbine ready for research at U. of Minnesota

One well-kept secret is the wind energy research program at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory of the University of Minnesota. The lab owns and operates a field research station which features a 2.5-MW Clipper Liberty wind turbine and 160m to the south of it, one of the tallest and well-instrumented meteorological towers in the country.

Trelleborg demonstrates how its expertise offshore contributes to growth and performance of renewables

Trelleborg’s renewable Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBMs) are typically used between structures and a surface vessel or platform.

Conduction-cooled capacitors offer current handling capabilities for specialized applications

Applications include: induction heating, resonant power supplies, RF amplifiers, welding equipment and electric vehicle charging stations.

New Timken bearing aimed right at wind turbine main shafts

Timken Tapered Double Inner (TDI) Roller Bearing is designed to extend bearing life and improve system performance for three-point mount wind turbines.

DA|RT provides guidance for power buyers and sellers

Dart uses proprietary modeling, machine learning, and customer parameters to convert complex data into recommendations to buy or sell power.

Total U.S. electricity sales projected to grow slowly as electricity intensity declines

In 2015, 3.7-trillion kWh were sold, and total electricity sales are projected to rise 0.7% annually through the projection period.

GEV Wind Power opens blade-maintenance shop in Houston

GEV Wind Power can eliminate the cost uncertainty of weather downtime.

BS Rotor Technic offers a new line of spare and consumable parts

BS Rotor Technic is the exclusive affiliate of Nu Tech Industrial for the North America Market.

Romax InSight launches two new innovative technologies for wind turbine inspections, servicing and condition monitoring

Romax InSight has launched two new products – ecoCMS and Field Pro – to reduce cost and increase the effectiveness of wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M).