Ergodyne launches new tool storage aprons & roll-ups

A disorganized workspace isn’t just frustrating, it can be hazardous. With its introduction of six new Arsenal Tool Aprons and Tool Roll-Ups, Ergodyne continues to encourage good housekeeping as an integral part of worksite safety, whether on the job or in the garage on the weekend. “The productivity benefits of keeping tools organized and readily at hand

Axess Group wins long-term wind-farm contract

The contract encompasses control and certification of all equipment subject to Enterprise of Competence control (elevators, cranes, rescue and lifting equipment) on the windfarms at Smøla, Hitra and Kjøllefjord.

Ballard launches next-generation fuel-cell system for drones

Ballard Power Systems announced that the company has developed a next-generation fuel cell propulsion system to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones. Ballard has also received a follow-on contract from Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary, for extended durability testing of the 1.3-kW system to power test flights of its ScanEagle UAV platform. Ballard and Insitu

Emerson launches line of power supply redundancy modules

Emerson has launched a new line of power supply redundancy modules delivering more operational reliability than competitors’ modules and ensuring additional protection against critical power failures in hazardous locations and harsh industrial environments. Emerson SolaHD SDN2X redundancy modules continuously monitor two power supplies connected in parallel. In the event one power supply fails, the SDN2X

Vestas to repower German wind farm and triple its capacity

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 21-MW order from Energieprojekte Eichsfeld for repowering of the Reinholterode wind farm in Central Germany. With this project, Vestas gets a new customer and the opportunity to repower wind turbines from a competitor. The wind farm currently consists of four 1.5-MW turbines, which will be replaced by six V126-3.45-MW that

Total Eren to improve output of wind farm in Greece with Windfit by Sereema

Total Eren has chosen the Windfit technological solution developed by Sereema to equip its 40 MW Ptoon wind farm.

Conrad Electronics intros the Voltcraft state-of-the-art true-RMS clamp meter

Germany’s Conrad Electronic has introduced the Voltcraft VC-330 AC/DC True-RMS clamp meter.

Navigant Research names Schneider Electric, Siemens, and Ameresco leading energy service companies

A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 14 energy services companies (ESCOs), with Schneider Electric, Siemens, and Ameresco in the lead.

Advent of machine learning into predictive maintenance

Looking into the future, startups such as Otosense, 3DSignals, Predikto, and Mtell are using machine learning algorithms to look for patterns in machine data and associate them with specific machine defects.

Fraunhofer researches how to prevent rain erosion on turbine blades

Smalls drops, big impact: Even just minor rain erosion damage on rotor blade surfaces can impair performance and shorten the service life of wind turbines. This is according to research and development institute, Fraunhofer Iwes, which has launched a three-year study into the effect of rain erosion on wind-turbine blades. Fraunhofer has been operating a