What features should you consider when choosing filters for a wind turbine?

In the wind industry, simple logistics places importance on a well-planned operations and maintenance strategy. The geographic location, weather conditions, and height of most wind turbines make even the most basic gearbox or hydraulic repairs a daunting and costly task. For that reason, filtration is critical in wind turbines. Gears and bearings ride on a

Moxa releases new switch firmware to ramp up device security

Moxa, a provider of network infrastructure solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced a new firmware upgrade for its industrial Ethernet switches with major enhancements for its security functionalities. This new firmware, called Turbo Pack 3, is not only compliant with the IEC 62443-4-2 level 2 cybersecurity standard, but also supports other security management features,

DNV GL certifies new prototype of Siemens’ 8-MW offshore wind turbine

DNV GL has assessed the market’s new offshore turbine in development and awarded Siemens Wind Power with the Prototype Certificate for its 8-MW offshore wind turbine (the SWT-8.0-154). The prototype certification confirms all relevant safety features on the turbine, according to the Danish Executive Order BEK 73:2013 and IEC 61400-22, and allows installation of the prototype to

LM Wind Power delivers 66.9-m blades for Goldwind’s new 3-MW turbine

LM Wind Power announced that its newly developed 66.9-meter blades for Goldwind’s 3-MW turbine platform (the GW3S) were installed successfully on the first prototype turbine. The new blade was developed in record time with the installation taking place less than six months from project initiation. The LM Wind Power blades have been selected as part of

ABB completes HVDC link upgrade in Canada to support transmission of renewables

ABB has completed a major upgrade of the 350-MW Madawaska high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link that connects the grids of Québec and New Brunswick in southeast Canada. The back-to-back converter station has been in operation for more than 30 years, and the modernization is expected to significantly improve grid reliability and help reduce maintenance

Bronto Skylift Inc. names TGM Wind Services as distributor for 10 States

he Bronto Skylift S 90 HLA is the newest member of the famous HLA range from Bronto Skylift. The HLA stands for High Level Articulated. This unit represents the ultimate in high rise access.

Campbell Scientific releases CR300-series dataloggers

Campbell Scientific, a maker of research-grade measurement instruments, is releasing an innovative new line of data-acquisition products: the CR300-series measurement and control dataloggers. The CR300 dataloggers have many of the best capabilities of full-size Campbell Scientific dataloggers, with the smaller size and price of Campbell’s compact devices. “A nice part about the CR300 is that,

Atlas Copco Bolt Tightening Solutions launches its Flange Management System

Atlas Copco Bolt Tightening Solutions announces the launch of an innovative flange management system or iFMS.

Cumulative vendor revenue for energy storage software could total $16.2 billion from 2016 to 2025, says Navigant Research

The report, Energy Storage Software: Aggregation, Asset Management, and Grid Services, from Navigant Research, analyzes the global market for ESSs, with a focus on aggregation, asset management, and grid services.

From Moxa: Key IIoT platform selection criteria—industrial computers vs. development boards

The market today is flooded with embedded solutions for the Industrial IoT. You can now choose from a wide variety of RISC-based embedded computers, single-board computers, and development boards to implement your IIoT solutions.