Big data could improve windpower efficiency and profits

By Steven Bushong, Associate Editor Wind turbines are learning to talk. Just as a patient shares symptoms with a doctor, wind turbines are increasingly able to communicate to each other and their manufacturers, decreasing the number of unexpected faults while increasing energy production. The language is data or, depending on the scale of information, big

SKF signs strategic partnership agreement with Envision Energy

SKF has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with Envision Energy, a leading global provider of wind turbines. The partnership strengthens an ongoing and highly successful cooperation established during recent years, which has been focusing on bringing reliable, high performance wind turbines to the market. “SKF has a close development cooperation with Envision Energy,” says

Kyzen will demonstrate alkaline cleaners at Mid-Atlantic Design-2-Part

Kyzen has announced plans to exhibit in Booth #316 at the Mid-Atlantic Design -2-Part Show, scheduled for June 11 to 12 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Company representatives will showcase Kyzen’s METALNOX M6319CP and METALNOX M6380 chemistries. METALNOX M6319CP is a heavy-duty, low-foam alkaline chemistry designed to remove a wide range of

Capital Safety donating fall protection equipment, training to Habitat for Humanity

Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands and a KKR portfolio company, is donating fall protection equipment and training for select personnel for all 2014 Habitat for Humanity build sites near its two Minnesota operations in the Twin Cities and Red Wing. Capital Safety products are used around the world to keep those

JEC Americas 2014 opens today, features windpower suppliers

Composite manufactures from across the globe have gathered at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for the third annual JEC Americas Exhibition and Conference. The event brings together leaders from the full spectrum of the global composites value chain, upstream and downstream. This year, the JEC Group leveraged its relationship with Messe Frankfurt and

Day three at AWEA’s Windpower 2014: The wrap up

The good news and bad news continued on day three of North America’s biggest wind show and conference. The bad news, said at least one presenter, is that there are not enough attendees. “The booths are expensive, so why have we not at least heard from an AWEA representative to thank us for our support?”

Photoblog: AWEA Windpower 2014, Day Three

Windpower 2014 attendees: Read the most recent windpower news on the Windpower Engineering and Development homepage and check our Twitter (@windpower_eng) for updates from the show floor and beyond. Missed Tuesday’s photoblog? See it here. Missed Wednesday’s photoblog? See it here.

Photoblog: AWEA Windpower 2014, Day Two

Windpower 2014 attendees: Read the most recent windpower news on the Windpower Engineering and Development homepage, check our Twitter (@windpower_eng) for updates from the show floor, and each day watch out for a new photoblog! Missed yesterday’s photoblog? See it here.

Photoblog: AWEA Windpower 2014, Day One

Windpower 2014 attendees: Read the most recent windpower news on the Windpower Engineering and Development homepage, check our Twitter (@windpower_eng) for updates from the show floor, and each day watch out for a new photoblog!

Wind Talk: Bosch Rexroth previews its offerings for WINDPOWER 2014

As a well-known producer of hydraulic systems, gearbox technology, and condition monitoring equipment, Bosch Rexroth is a comprehensive supplier to wind turbine manufacturers worldwide. In this Wind Talk podcast, Dietmar Tilch, managing director at Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems GmbH, discusses what AWEA WINDPOWER 2014 attendees can expect to see from the company at the trade