Edge Wind announces that NREL tests show conformal vortex generator increases production 22.2%

NREL reported a 22.2% increase in KWH production from the CVG and the Tab relative to a conventional leading edge taped blade along with a 20.9% increase for the CVG alone.

Leeward Renewable Energy extends service agreements for five U.S. wind projects

Renewable company, Diamond WTG Engineering & Services, Inc. (a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., and Leeward Renewable Energy), announced that Leeward has extended for 10 years Diamond’s Maintenance & Service Agreements (MSAs) for five of their wind energy projects in the U.S. The combined capacity of these renewable energy assets totals 564-MW, and the projects spread

ExxonMobil launches new educational video series “The Grease Experts”

Operators often associate their industrial grease with a specific color, but does color have anything to do with grease performance?

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

Vestas wins renewed service contract for 150-MW California wind farm

The 150-MW Mustang Hills project, owned by EverPower, has been under Vestas’ service since commissioned. With a new 15-year extension, the project will remain under Vestas’ service until 2032. The service agreement is a full-scope service package designed to maximize uptime, performance, and energy production for the 50, V90-3.0 MW in California. “EverPower looks forward to continuing

Your wind turbine’s power and data cables may be wearing faster than you think

This cable wear can appear only a few months after the start of operations but is often missed or overlooked during end-of-warranty inspections or when competing with other major corrective action.

Smarter tool calibration

By Michelle Froese, Senior Editor Windpower Engineering & Development This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Calibration is the process of configuring an instrument to provide a measurement within a set or acceptable range. It is used to ensure the accuracy of a tool,

Antaira Technologies launches rack-mount, industrial Gigabit PoE+ unmanaged switches

Antaira Technologies is a global developer and manufacturer of industrial networking devices and communication solutions for harsh environment applications, has announced the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the LNP-2602G- SFP series. Power-over- Ethernet (PoE) technology has become popular and there are many devices that are PoE ready, such as PoE

Vestas receives 15-year service contract for seven wind farms in Sweden

Arise, a top operator in the Nordic wind-power market, has awarded Vestas a 15-year service contract for seven wind farms covering 86 MW in Sweden. The wind farms were previously serviced in-house by Arise but with this new agreement Vestas takes over the full responsibility for service based on its ability to optimize wind performance and energy output.

Vaisala’s Triton to hit 20 million hours of collected wind data

The data have been gathered over 3,700 deployments, spanning 45 countries and six continents, where Triton has been used to provide accurate wind measurements at sites both under development and in operations.