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.

SkySpecs’ drones complete record number of wind-turbine inspections

Drone company, SkySpecs, announced that it has completed a record number of automated wind-turbine inspections in a 30-day period. The company provides fully automated blade inspections using a drone and intuitive software that allows for high-quality data and safer inspections. “It has been an exciting few months at SkySpecs with operations in multiple states and countries,”

U.S. wind developers overhaul O&M strategies ahead of tax credit removal

The expiry of U.S. Production Tax Credits (PTCs) for aging turbines and the gradual removal of PTC support for new projects have prompted operators to re-examine O&M strategies.

Belzona coating protects complex surfaces for severe corrosion

Belzona 3412 can be brushed or sprayed onto complex surfaces to protect them from the most severe corrosion.

Two questions guide the selection of wedge anchors in concrete, and more

Caustic, chemical and salt liquids will need the additional corrosion resistance offered by the 316 stainless steel wedge anchors, regardless of whether the application will be in a moist or wet environment.

Sika to showcase its latest turbine & blade-repair products at WINDPOWER 2017

From “Blade to Base,” Sika Corporation offers a full range of sealant, adhesive, structural bonding, grouting, admixture, and coating products. The company will exhibit its latest innovations at AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2017, May 22 to 25, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Sika’s turbine solutions offer the wind industry rapid, reliable, the cost-efficient

How BladeEdge improved its wind turbine blade management software

BladeEdge Capture Assistance Tool (blade management software) ensures that every drone captures quality imagery and associated metadata every time.

Ergodyne says make dropped objects part of safety stand-down week

Monday began the start of the National Safety Stand-Down week, OSHA’s annual weeklong campaign to prevent falls in construction.

Eldec develops an induction heating system for field service

Induction Heating System with a cable box or handheld coaxial transformer, chiller, lift certified frame and shake cage.