By Bruce Hammett, President WECS Electric Throughout the life of every wind farm, many challenges arise that will need attention to keep its turbines generating power. What begins with choices concerning turbine size and proper installation leads to decision on O&M and repairs. Typically, the more proactive and organized a site owner, the better. However,
PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry, will highlight its wide range of engineering services at WINDPOWER 2016 Conference & Exhibition. PSI’s engineering services include custom tests, product upgrades, remanufacturing services, and new product manufacturing services. The custom test program leverages the
Zero-Max Wind Turbine Couplings are now available as an upgrade replacement for existing wind turbines and for OEM applications. Proven and tested under conditions simulating a 20-year load spectrum of continuous operation, Zero-Max turbine couplings easily handle torque spikes and high misalignment issues. Zero-Max couplings are designed with composite disk packs at both ends of
Brian Roth, Product Marketing Engineer Antaira Technologies Chances are you’ve heard the term “Internet of Things” (abbreviated as IoT), which refers to a shared network of data and connectivity between devices, software, and even buildings or structures. IoT can turn off the oven after you’ve left home, remotely switch on or off office lights or
ABB has won orders worth more than $300 million to supply advanced converter transformers for two long-distance ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission links capable of transporting up to 10,000 MW of power at the 800 kV voltage level — setting a new world record in terms of capacity. The orders were booked in the first
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Anderson Power Product , a developer of high power interconnect devices, now offers Environmental Boots to protect their dual pole SB 50, SB 120 and SB 175 connectors from water, dirt, chemicals, and UV.
By Jim Harty | Global Market Manager Energy Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, wind capacity grew by 8% in 2014 and is forecast to increase by 12% in 2015 and by 13% in 2016. Bloomberg New Energy Finance further predicts that wind power will continue to grow with global installations
Antaira Technologies has expanded its industrial networking infrastructure family with the LMX-0804G-SFP series. Antaira’s new industrial gigabit managed Ethernet switch line (LMX-0804G-SFP series) has been designed to fulfill applications in harsh or outdoor environments. The LMX-0804G-SFP switch works well in the wind, solar, and power utility markets. Antaira Technologies’ LMX-0804G-SFP series is a cost effective 8-port industrial
ILSCO has added a new copper-braid connector to its list of grounding and bonding products. Manufactured from pure copper braid and electro-tin plated, the seamless ferrules are clean cut and precision formed to the braid. This assures a low resistance connection. ILSCO’s flex-braid connectors are ideal for grounding electrical cabinet doors and in applications where vibration, expansion, and contraction exist,