Because manufacturer-dependent solutions are often costly and sometimes not available for older turbines, wpd windmanager has developed own safety solutions and protection for all turbine types.
The systems consist of two or more integrated AFX ac & DC-capable programmable power sources in a parallel configuration for power levels of 18 kVA and higher.
Siemens has been awarded an order to supply a link between the French and British power grids. The customer is ElecLink Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Groupe Eurotunnel SE. The “ElecLink” high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link will enhance power supply reliability in both countries and promote the integration of renewable energy sources into the power
Hi-Line Utility Supply, a provider of tools, equipment, and services for the electrical industry, introduces its new SNAP BRIM — an arc-tested, weather-protection sun brim. SNAP BRIM is expertly designed by a former Workplace Health and Safety Equipment Specialist with over 30 years of experience. It is durable and lightweight, and comes as an easy-to-use, single-piece hardhat attachment
Power-tool innovator, Ingersoll Rand, introduces the new QX Series Cordless Torque Multiplier – a high-torque fastening tool for industrial applications and torque-critical joints. Built upon the QX Series platform, the Ingersoll Rand Cordless Torque Multiplier achieves up to 1,475-ft. pounds of torque, and employs advanced technology, communication, and control features to ensure accurate, repeatable bolting.
By Kerry Heid, President & CEO Shermco Industries This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s February 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. A few years ago, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA — an organization that offers standards and accreditation of third-party electrical testing) conducted a study that showed 23%
Several Shermco Industries executives will be providing their expertise in wind project electrical systems, components, and safety at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Operations, Maintenance & Safety 2017 conference held from February 28 to March 1, 2017 in San Diego, California. The event is the premier conference for operators of wind farms in the U.S.
GTI’s USB Digital Accelerometer features a compact design and industry leading price.
EdgeData LLC and Harris Corporation, through its Geospatial Solutions business unit, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to accelerate the development of asset inspection and management solutions for the utility industry. The collaboration will be based on remotely sensed data and advanced machine learning technology. Leveraging a recent partnership to deliver inspection
This article comes from Wind Energy Update, and is authored by Kerry Chamberlain. The full piece can be read here. New data has revealed the impact of leading-edge erosion on energy production and advanced protection packages now offer long-term performance gains and optimized maintenance windows. As the wind-power industry matures, greater focus is being placed