Siemens Selects Coresystems to Digitize its Global Field Service Power Business

As one of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient and resource-saving technologies and a pioneer in infrastructure and software solutions for the industrial sector, Siemens has placed a high priority on the digitization of its products, systems and solutions. In 2016, as part of its organization-wide shift towards digitization,

Getting essential data to wind techs when they need it

The data-analytics firm Uptake is in the business of getting critical information to wind technicians as they need it. In this podcast, Ryan Blitstein says the company also provides a sort of digital crystal ball that can tell when bearings and other components might need replacement. And that will let wind-farm owners and operators trim

Make Consulting’s offers a 2017 Wind Turbine O&M list

MAKE’s 2017 Global Wind Turbine O&M Report is a 70+ page report containing over 140 charts, tables and graphs providing an in-depth analysis of global wind power services market and strategies.

Full range of Timken deep-groove ball bearings now available

Timken deep groove ball bearings follow ISO standards and are dimensionally interchangeable with competitor products. Designed to deliver optimal performance and long life.

The effect of wind turbine gearbox maintenance on present and future designs

The costs for maintenance and replacement of gearboxes, along with the costs caused by production losses due to non-functioning gearboxes, constitute a large share of the expenses of operating wind power plants.

Aging U.S. wind fleet driving surge in O&M spending, says IHS

The North American wind energy market is aging. The majority of installed wind-turbine equipment averages more than five years in age, and operations and maintenance (O&M) expenses cost the industry $3 billion to $4 billion annually, according to a new benchmarking study by IHS Markit, a global provider of critical information, analytics, and solutions. IHS Markit

Sereema tests innovative Windfit software on Global Tech I wind farm

Global Tech I is one of the first offshore wind farms in the world. Set in the North Sea, 140 km from its logistic base in Emden, the farm stretches over 41 km2. 80 turbines are aligned to nominally produce 5 MW, for a total capacity of 400 MW. 445000 households should be powered up

Sage Oil Vac’s new NextLube monitor system makes dispensing and changing fluid as easy as a push of a few buttons

Overall, Sage Oil Vac says, NextLube simplifies tasks and reduces the learning curve for new operators and increases safety benefits on the job.

Are those bolts tight enough? Hydratight’s ultrasonic bolt load measuring device tells

The BoltScope Ultra is a handheld device that monitors and displays elongation, stress and load on fasteners. It can support any application where the accuracy of bolt load requirements is highly critical.

How the Kay Wind project won the award, Wind Farm Team of the Year

In 2016, Kay Wind the team went further and staged a mock up-tower rescue, complete with a simulated helicopter evacuation and landing zone training.