Altitec partners with Nordex for end-of-warranty blade inspections

Blade inspection and maintenance specialist, Altitec, has completed end-of-warranty (EOW) blade inspections at the Amakhala Wind Farm in South African’s Eastern Cape. The inspections were undertaken in partnership with Nordex Energy South Africa. Under the terms of the contract, Altitec carried out EOW inspections on 54 turbines, each with a height of 91 m. Inspection

Envision Energy launches ‘Energy IoT and Smart City Technology Alliance’

Envision Energy has announced an open-platform alliance that connects energy pioneers and technology innovators to help accelerate the clean energy transition through digitalization.

Wind turbine common failures and solutions

Experience is improving estimates of failure times for critical components such as bearings, said experts at the 3rd Annual Wind Optimization & Maintenance Canada conference.

Gearbox Express lets its true colors fly

Gearbox Express showed its true colors by painting a newly remanufactured gearbox with stars and stripes to help further celebrate United States’ independence as it was installed the week of the holiday.

ABB wins $30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy in the UK

ABB has won a $30 million order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light Static Compensators (STATCOMs) that will smooth out the voltage fluctuations that are an inherent feature of intermittent wind energy. They will increase power transfer capability, improve power quality and enhance grid stability, enabling more energy efficient and reliable power supplies

LiDAR becoming top choice as measurement tool for offshore wind sites

At a recent seminar hosted by Leosphere at the Offshore Wind Conference 2017, top wind measurement experts explained that years of successful LiDAR validation campaigns. LiDARs have been replacing met masts to become the sole wind measurement tool used for offshore resource assessment and power-curve verification purposes. The strong competitiveness of these devices have led industry

LOC to complete marine warranty surveying services for offshore Hornsea Project One

International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Renewables is carrying out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on what will be the world’s biggest wind farm, DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One. The site, which will consist of 174 turbines installed off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and deliver power to more than one million homes,

Do-it-yourself condition monitoring thanks to industrial internet of things

Parker’s SensoNODE Blue Sensors along with SCOUT Mobile software deliver an IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solution that provides advanced condition monitoring for predictive maintenance across multiple applications and industries.

Maximizing renewable-energy portfolios through digitalization & IoT

Kaiserwetter, an international service provider for renewable asset management headquartered in Hamburg, is urging the international community meeting in Hamburg to continue to make progress from the COP21 and COP22 advances in the global efforts to stop Global Warming. Climate Change and the United States’ exit from the Paris Climate Change Agreement were key discussion points during the recent G20 Summit, which took place this past weekend in Hamburg, Germany. Kaiserwetter’s core message is that the renewable energy

Moxa 3-In-1 serial server wirelessly connects diverse range of devices

Moxa is helping meet Industry 4.0’s demand for heightened visibility by launching the new NPort IAW5000A-6I/O, an enterprise-scale, out-of-the-box solution that conveniently integrates a RS-232/422/485 serial device server,