Ingeteam to exhibit at WINDPOWER 2017 after steady growth in U.S. market

Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion equipment, will present its full range of wind energy drivetrain products at AWEA WIND POWER. Ingeteam reported record performance last year, with deliveries reaching a peak volume of 5 GW of new capacity in 2016 alone — making the Spanish company the world’s number one supplier of wind-power

Eoltech wins repeat contracts to monitor 500 MW of wind projects

Eoltech, an independent wind-energy consulting firm, has announced that it has won contracts from major French customers to deploy IREC-Index. With this advanced multi-source wind energy index, Eoltech will aim to refine the monitoring of 24 wind farms in France, representing a total output of 500 MW. The specificity of IREC-Index is to be based

DOE funding awarded for prognostic wind-turbine blade solution

Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable EnergyLaboratory (NREL) have been awarded Department of Energy funding to work with Sentient Science on the development of a prognostic solution to predict and extend wind-turbine blade life. Sentient Science, which developed its DigitalClone Live software using four technical pillars (materials science, data science, tribology, and multi-body dynamic system modeling)

NEM Solutions (now in U.S.) called most innovative company Europe 2017

NEM Solutions was born in 2007 with the aim of increasing the control of businesses based on complex assets operation & maintenance.

Bachmann Electronic: Good results for 2016 thanks to customers’ high investment in the digital revolution

With €68.3 million, the bachmann turnover was only just below the previous record of 70.4 million.

The world’s lightest 3D ultrasonic wind-speed anemometer

Syncroness and Anemoment have jointly developed a miniature, lightweight, high-accuracy wind speed and directional anemometer. TriSonica Mini is a 3D ultrasonic anemometer that’s ideal for mobile applications and small spaces, particularly in the meteorology and unmanned vehicles (UAV) markets. Syncroness specializes in providing systems integration and data collection software for customers that desire a custom application

Neoen picks the Qantum O&M platform for 315-MW Australian wind farm

Neoen, a renewable project developer and owner, has chosen QOS Energy’s innovative O&M management platform to monitor the performance of the 315-MW Hornsdale wind project. The wind farm is being built in three stages, two of which have already been completed. Neoen has deployed Qantum, the IEC compliant energy management SaaS powered by QOS Energy, to monitor

New radar scanner tests turbine blades for defects

To increase the efficiency and reliability of wind turbines, Fraunhofer IAF has developed a material scanner for checking the quality of rotor blades. Using radar-based technology, defects in the material composition of the wind turbine blades can be detected in even greater detail. Identifying defects in composite plastics The rotors, which are usually equipped with

Hear that clicking? Sonic analysis may soon listen for tell-tale noises in nacelles

A condition-monitoring firm from Israel has devised a system that listens for ultrasonic noise from rotating machinery, such as that in a wind turbine nacelle. It processes the signals using self-teaching algorithms and notifies maintenance when something needs attention.

Valeco Group selects Sereema’s Windfit system to monitor its new wind farm

Digital solution provider, Sereema, is providing its Windfit system to optimize Valeco Group’s new wind farm. Since February 2017, the 7 Enercon E-70 wind turbines installed in Cap Espigne have been equipped with a Sereema Windfit box. “As an operator, it is essential for the Valeco Group to optimize a wind farm as soon as it is put