Siemens and SkySpecs collaborate on offshore turbine inspections using drones

Siemens is collaborating with U.S.-based company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for onshore and offshore wind-turbine inspections. The goal is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, repeatable, and more efficient than existing methods. Siemens is involving its Wind Power business and its next47 venture unit, which was established in October 2016

EdgeData and Harris partner on utility asset inspection & management

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

NEM Solutions offers A.U.R.A app for wind energy

The A.U.R.A app from NEM Solutions is created to make access to the asset health easy.

Castrol and Romax partner to grow wind-turbine predictive maintenance business

Castrol, a global and leading lubricant brand, has announced the creation of a joint venture with Romax Technology’s InSight business, a pioneer in predictive maintenance solutions. With over 30 years’ experience working in the wind sector, this deal will combine Castrol’s global reach and knowledge of turbine lubrication with Romax InSight’s expertise in predictive maintenance,

GAMESA boosts its maintenance business with NEM Solutions

Gamesa deals with vast amounts of data, turbine variables, productions, alarms, maintenance interventions work orders with the detail of material consumption, meteorological data

Safety-related digital output enables response in less than 1 ms

the SCT202 module is ideally equipped to implement the complex task of safety speed monitoring in wind turbines.

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

Handy particle counters for versatile on-site analysis

Particle counter manufacturer Pamas says its equipment can count particles online and offline, without pressure or under high pressure, and in the laboratory or in the field.

What are the new ideas in condition monitoring for wind turbines?

Routine wind-turbine maintenance once required a wind technician to suit up and climb up-tower just to inspect what components might need upkeep or repair. Today, wind farms can offer owners a whole new way to approach operations and maintenance, thanks to condition monitoring and advanced prognostic systems. Condition monitoring is an O&M tool that helps

Taking the first steps toward condition based maintenance

Many utilities are making the transition to a condition based maintenance strategy.