Generator and motor repair company IPS fixes a new location in Des Moines, Iowa

Integrated Power Services (IPS), a North American contributor to the service and repair of electric motors, generators, and mechanical power transmission components, has expanded its operations with a new warehouse and field service office in Des Moines, Iowa.

Technavio report announces top five leading anemometer vendors

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent Global Wind Anemometers Market 2017-2021 report. This market research report also lists 14 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. According to the research analysis, the global wind anemometer market is a highly competitive market with major vendors such as Ammonit Measurement,

Breeze to provide management system for Cabeolica’s wind farms

Cape Verde-based Cabeolica has chosen Breeze to provide wind management at its wind farms. Csbeolica is committed to the socio-economic development of the country, and contributing wind energy as the main fuel-alternative energy source in Cabo Verde. With wind farms on the islands of Santiago, São Vicente, Sal, and Boa Vista, Cabeolica generates roughly 22% of

WindTwin digital technology aims to support and lower wind-turbine O&M costs

A consortium of engineering technology experts comprising of Agility3, Brunel University London, Dashboard, ESI and TWI have now begun work on the WindTwin project following a successful proposal to Innovate UK, the government agency behind finding and driving the innovations that will grow the UK economy. WindTwin is being developed specifically for the wind-turbine industry. Its

RIMS BV gains BV approval as service supplier of offshore drones

Robotics In Maintenance Strategies (RIMS BV) is the first company to receive an attestation from Bureau Veritas (BV) Marine & Offshore, as an approved service supplier via use of ‘Remote Inspection Techniques’ (drones). Drones will be used during surveys of hull structure of ships and mobile offshore units classed with BV. RIMS are a global provider of

Natural Power to deliver blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the UK, Denmark, and Germany. “As an independent provider, we can offer a cost effective and flexible service when it comes to turbine inspections,” stated Craig Gordon, Global Head of Inspections

Budgeting for wind-farm O&M

Editor’s note: This article comes from EDF Renewable Services O&M Insights. It is authored by Jeanay Langer, O&M Sales & Marketing Proposal Coordinator with EDF Renewable Services, and Valerie Mason, Communications Manager with EDF Renewable Energy. Budgeting for O&M. Not the most exciting task, but necessary for a business to not only succeed, but to thrive.

An outlook on drones in the North American wind-power market

Research and Markets has released their latest report, entitled “Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Industry North America Market Outlook 2017 – 2026” . The report analyzes the North American market for drone (UAV) applications in wind power, particularly in regards to market dynamics, technology characteristics, industry structure, innovations, and key industry vendors. Through extensive research and discussions

Siemens brings value of digitalization & engineering efficiency to Husum Wind 2017

Under the slogan “Creating the most from wind – discover the value of digitalization,” digital and engineering efficiency are main themes of this year’s Siemens presentation at Husum Wind 2017. The trade show takes place September 12 to 15 in Husum, Germany The digitalization focus includes information on the Simatic WinCC Open Architecture Scada System, the

Sharper Shape offers drone-based inspection service for electric utilities

Sharper Shape announced that their new Automatic Detail Inspection (ADI) service has successfully completed field trials and is now available for immediate commercial use by electric utilities. The ADI service is available as a complete end-to-end inspection package. Companies can also use their own aircraft and personnel using Sharper Shape’s ADI “Drone Software As A Service”