All last year, Windpower Engineering & Development readers were asked to vote for the company they thought was providing notable leadership in the wind industry. The companies nominated were posted at windpowerengineering.com and are listed below. A new crop of candidates is also listed in this issue. For 2017, leadership was a precious commodity because…
Consider these costs as you amble through life
So for your amusement, I have assembled a list of costs arranged in an order that you may find entertaining.
Mini lessons in leadership – 2017
At a leadership conference some years ago, we participated in an exercise to show the value of a group’s collective wisdom.
A few gift ideas for that special wind tech in the family
The staff of Windpower Engineering & Development has been tracking news of the curious, unusual, and possibly useful things that frequently cross our desks. So based on that and timing, we present the first annual Wind Technicians Gift Guide to spark ideas for that person brave enough to climb 80 meters to care for an ailing turbine in the middle of winter.
Why are some electric costs going up?
Wind critics use the wind industry as their go-to whipping boy for anything it seems they dislike. For instance, traffic getting worse? Blame the wind industry. Got indigestion? Blame the wind industry. Power costs headed up? Blame the wind industry. That’s bone-headed thinking on all counts, although the latter is the only one we’ll address.…