Proactive Turbine Damage Reduction – December 8, 2015

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT Quantifying the value of reducing Transient Loads, utilizing a cost-based FMEA approach There is ample evidence that many of the most critical and costly wind turbine drivetrain components require either repair or replacement long before reaching their often targeted 25-year life.  In particular, gearbox failures persist despite improvements to

Reducing Composite Defects in Blade Manufacturing

Live webinar recorded on November 2, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. 3M has been the pioneer in developing process aids (eg. Dry Lay Up Adhesive – DLUA) to reduce defects such as waves, wrinkles, fiber misalignment etc. 3M’s proven solution has been used successfully in the market for more than

Root Cause Analysis: Understand Why Electronic Parts Fail In Your Wind Turbine

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT Can’t understand why certain performance problems keep recurring with your wind turbines? Let PSI Repair Services show you the importance of identifying the source of electronic-related performance problems with root cause analysis. As a leading Independent Service Provider (ISP) in the wind energy industry, PSI uses innovative methods

Comparing Remote Sensing Systems to Met Towers

Fill out the form below to watch on demand. Have you adopted remote sensing systems in your wind measurement program, or are you considering adopting them? Remote sensing systems are being used worldwide to help improve the profitability and efficiency of wind resource assessments and wind farm operations. By measuring wind at heights higher than

New Methods for Accurately Detecting Lightning Strikes to Turbines

Enjoy this exclusive webinar from Indji Systems and Vaisala by filling out the form below. Research has shown wind turbine blades are frequently struck by lightning and in some cases the same turbine is struck multiple times per year. Identifying which turbines were struck and when can lead to a targeted, more immediate inspection of

WindBridge Advantage: Easy Anemometer Replacement for Any Turbine, Any Time

This webinar was recorded on September 1, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand.  Within the next years more than 80% of the wind turbines in North America will be operating past the expiration of the manufacturer’s warranty. This means these turbines be maintained under a series of maintenance contracts. The companies

On Demand Webinar: How to Reduce OpEx With Engineered Parts

This webinar was recorded on August 18, 2015. Fill out the form below to view on demand.  Watch this free webinar “Reducing OpEx With Engineered Parts – Gearbox Life Extension” brought to you by Windpower Engineering & Development and Upwind Solutions. A new strategy for reducing OpEx on a wind farm is by using engineered parts that are designed to

Webinar: New Ideas, Methods and Materials for Improving Blade Repairs

Live webinar was recorded on August 12, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. Wind turbine blades need regular inspections and maintenance just like the rest of the turbine. While drones with high-res cameras may speed inspections, repairs will still be done with wind technicians on platforms and ropes. In this webinar Lou Dorworth

Webinar: New ideas for trimming O&M costs

Live webinar was recorded on April 30, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. There is plenty of room for improvement in operations and maintenance activities. James Parle will tell how a team from Muir Data systems developed a system that lets wind tech report more thoroughly on their activities with easy-to-use

Webinar – Leading Edge Erosion: Protection, Costs, and Benefits

Live webinar was recorded on May 5, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. This discussion will focus on the application of Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) Leading-Edge Blade Coatings to prevent blade degradation that decreases the performance of the WTG. We will explore the root causes of the blade erosion cycle and