Wind has an ally in Energy Secretary nominee Rick Perry

Nearly every Rick Perry mention of wind was positive as both Senate Republicans and Democrats on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee looked to find out more about Perry’s stance on a series of energy topics.

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.

Carbon Trust launches tenders for floating wind studies

The Carbon Trust has launched a series of tenders to assess technology challenges associated with floating offshore wind. The studies are part of a joint industry project supported by the Scottish Government, DONG Energy, E.ON, Eolfi, innogy, and Statoil, to better understand the anticipated risks and opportunities of developing floating wind farms at commercial scale.

GE Renewable Energy highlights 4Q earnings in an infograph

GE Renewable Energy has released its fourth quarter earnings. Overall, it was a good quarter for the business, with a total of $3.3B in orders. The company had several large onshore wind contracts with key U.S. customers, totaling over 660 MWs and $1.9B. GE was also part of America’s first offshore wind farm, and provided

Webinar: Fall Protection Inspection and Care, what you don’t know can hurt you – February 16, 2017

Join us February 16th at 2pm EST for a free, live webinar with 3M.     Wind Turbines can be a dirty environment full of various kinds of oils, paints, solvents, and lubricants.  Daily inspection for obvious wear and tear like cuts and rips are normal but what about the dirt, oil and other contaminants

Gamesa wins two new wind orders from Iberdrola for the supply of 325 MW in Mexico

Gamesa, a global technology provider in wind energy, has won two new agreements with Iberdrola for the supply of 325.5 MW in Mexico. These orders consolidate Gamesa’s position in this market, in which it has entrenched itself as the leading OEM. The first contract encompasses the installation and commissioning of 84 of the company’s G114-2.625 MW turbines (220.5

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

US Wind Inc. hosts major offshore wind supply chain manufacturers in Salisbury, Md

US Wind plans to build the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind power project off the coast of Ocean City.

Off-patent wind energy technologies to see more use

Now that the life-cycle of many pioneering patents are coming to an end, what does it mean for the wider industry now that everyone can freely use those technologies?

Answers to four tough questions about renewable energy

As businesses rely more on renewable energy, the challenge of “balancing” energy production grows, but improvements to the grid, better energy management, and new storage solutions are promising.