Epson to demo augmented reality glasses for a more effective drone inspection

The company will be showcasing its third-generation Moverio augmented reality (AR), essentially a wearable video screen.

Clever and adaptable igus energy chain (cable protection) cuts 80% off install times

The E4.1L from motion plastics specialist igus is said to be the lightest cable-carrying e-chain on the market.

AWEA launches new campaign “Take Time to Take Care”

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has launched a new campaign “Take Time to Take Care” with wind turbine technician safety in mind. “Safety training and awareness campaigns are top priorities for us,” said AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan. “We are pleased to announce AWEA’s 3rd annual October safety campaign ‘Take Time to Take Care.’ Focusing on soft

Ergoyne’s new 4-in-1 thermal jacket provides versatility & visibility

Ergodyne has introduced a new innovation to its Foul Weather Gear Series, with the GloWear 8388 Type R Class 3/2 Thermal Jacket Kit. This kit creates the ultimate 4-in-1 high-visibility jacket system by combining the 8386 Class 3 Outer Shell Jacket and the 8287 Convertible Thermal Jacket. “We partnered with a long-time customer who came to us seeking a single premium jacket solution

Fred. Olsen led companies unite to form single offshore wind O&M provider

The Fred. Olsen companies — led by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Global Wind Service, Natural Power, and ZephIR Lidar — have offically joined forces to create a single operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider for offshore wind farm operators. The scope will include inspections, major component exchange, integrated service campaigns, blade repair, high voltage management, life

Siemens Gamesa wins service extension contract for 504-MW Greater Gabbard wind farm in UK

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is announcing the renewal of its contract to service the Greater Gabbard wind farm, located off the east coast of the UK. The five-year contract is for the provision of operation and maintenance for the 504-MW wind farm, until 2022. Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (GGOWL), the owners of the

DNV GL opens world’s first ultra-high voltage testing facility for super grid components

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, officially opened its expanded and upgraded KEMA High-Power Laboratory (HPL). Following a 70 million Euro investment, the newly extended test lab is the world’s first – and currently only – facility capable of testing ultra-high voltage (UHV) electrical grid components. The new lab

Antaira launches industrial compact unmanaged gigabit PoE+ switches

Antaira Technologies is a global leading developer and manufacturer of industrial networking devices and communication solutions for harsh environment applications and is proud to announce the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the LNP-C500G series. As Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) technology has become popular, there are now many devices that are PoE

Pattern Energy provides operations and financial guidance update in light of recent weather events

Pattern Energy evacuated its 283 megawatt (“MW”) Gulf Wind project in Texas prior to Hurricane Harvey and its 101 MW Santa Isabel project in Puerto Rico prior to the Irma and Maria hurricanes.

Vaisala’s Triton cuts wind measurement costs in Canada’s cold climate

Canadian renewable energy developer Sequoia Energy Inc. has successfully used Vaisala’s Triton Wind Profiler remote sensing unit to secure financing and cut wind measurement costs in central Canada, where sub-zero temperatures, snow, and ice regularly disrupt measurement campaigns.