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

Live webinar is April 16 at 2 PM Eastern. 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 the effect of the leading edge erosion in the

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Webinar -Keeping turbines and workers safe with lightning diverters and electric meters

Live webinar was recorded on March 26, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. High current is a hazard to the turbine and technicians alike. For the turbine, lightning strikes can damage blades and short out electric equipment when not sufficiently grounded. There are ways to handle the high current in lightning.

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Webinar: Blade Assets – Extend Life and Reduce Risks with Proactive Maintenance

Live webinar will be held on April 22, 2015 at 2P.M. Eastern. Click the registration link below to reserve your seat.  This webinar will provide information on important steps you can take to implement a proactive blade maintenance program. Preventative maintenance and operations programs not only protect wind assets, they improve energy production and boost

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Webinar: Day-to-day condition monitoring for a large fleet of wind turbines

This webinar was recorded on February 19, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. This webinar describes some of the challenges faced when monitoring a large fleet of wind turbines. Factors such as different turbine and gearbox types, different condition monitoring systems (CMS), geographically dispersed sites and variations in maintenance practice all

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Webinar: An Engineer’s Guide to OSHA’s New Recommendations for Arc Flash Studies

This webinar was recorded on February 2, 2015. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. There are several calculation methods available to calculate arc flash risk in terms of incident energy, but until recently, there was no clear direction from OSHA about which calculation method was preferred. Because of this, several methods were

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Webinar: The Value of SCADA Infrastructure Virtualization on Wind Farms

This webinar was recorded on December 11, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. Wind farm owners and operators are beginning to realize the need for managing the critical infrastructure of their wind projects. They are confronted with several challenges including expired OEM warranties, software vendors dropping support for their products that

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Webinar: Transient Wind Events and Their Effect on Drivetrain Loads

This webinar was recorded on December 3, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. Although wind turbines have been around for decades, recent research has been focused on what occurs in wind turbines under abnormal wind conditions. It is understood anecdotally that high gusts and turbulent winds can add to the chance

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Webinar – How the U.S. wind industry stacks up against Germany and China: A manufacturing and supply chain analysis

This webinar was recorded on November 12, 2014. Please fill out the form below to watch on demand.   2014 will be a good year for the wind industry with about 14,000 MW in construction and ready to join the 64,000 MW already working. Although the manufacturing foundation of the U.S. wind industry is in good

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Mitigating the Impact of Lightning on Wind Farms

Live webinar was recorded on October 28, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch on-demand. Lightning strikes are costly on wind farms – in both blade repair or replacement and disruptions to the power output. Lightning observations can be used to advise field service teams when it is safe to be on the nacelle

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Webinar: Basics of the Power Inverter

This webinar was recorded on November 13, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch on demand. This webinar from PSI Repair Services will present the basics of power inverters. The presentation will discuss the purpose of inverters, how they work, and where they are used. Attendees will learn of the main components in power