Products & Technologies

Wind Services Provider Expands Partnership With Aerial Work Platform Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2017

Bronto Skylift, a manufacturer of truck-mounted aerial work platforms (AWPs), has named TGM Wind Services LLC, an AWP rental specialist for the wind industry, a distributor for Bronto products in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio [Read More]

Siemens Wins Certification For New 8 MW Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 17, 2017

Siemens’ new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SWT-8.0-154, has been awarded a prototype certificate from DNV GL. According to DNV GL, the certification confirms all relevant safety features on the turbine according to IEC 61400-22 and Danish executive order [Read More]

LM Wind Power Installs Blades On Goldwind’s New 3 MW Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

LM Wind Power’s newly developed 66.9-meter blades for Goldwind’s 3 MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, have successfully been installed on the first prototype turbine. According to the company, the installation took place less than six months from the project’s [Read More]

Deutsche WindGuard Approved For Global Testing Labs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

Deutsche WindGuard Consulting and Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services – part of Deutsche WindGuard GmbH – have been approved as testing laboratories for the power performance and anemometer calibration competence areas within the “IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating [Read More]

HYTORC Rolls Out Lightweight, Portable Torque Gun

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 10, 2017

HYTORC, a manufacturer of industrial bolting systems for industries including wind power, has unveiled its first consumer product, the LION-.25, a lithium-ion, battery-powered torque gun. According to HYTORC, the portable, 7-lb. product has no attachments to hoses, cords or compressors. [Read More]

With New Funding, R.I. Company To Ramp Up Development Of Turbine Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 15, 2016

Rhode Island-based Aquanis Inc. has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant of $224,969 to accelerate the development of the company’s wind power technology. Specifically, the grant will go toward further developing and [Read More]

Gamesa Surpasses Wind Turbine Manufacturing Record

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 14, 2016

Having produced more than 1,800 turbines in one year, Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa has topped its previous yearly manufacturing record. So far in 2016, the company has produced units totaling a capacity of 3,880 MW. Gamesa notes that the [Read More]

Power-To-Gas Technique Doesn’t Let Renewable Energy Go To Waste

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 09, 2016

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has announced the power-to-gas (P2G) hydrogen pipeline injection program it funds at the University of California Irvine has successfully demonstrated the use of excess renewable electricity that would otherwise go to waste. According to the [Read More]

Altech Unveils New Series Of Ground-Fault Equipment Protectors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

Altech Corp. – a New Jersey-based supplier and distributor of electronic and control components, including for the wind industry – has rolled out a new line of UL ground-fault equipment protection (GFEP) devices. According to the company, the technology enables [Read More]

Texas-Based Wind Component Manufacturer Inks Distribution Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

With close proximity to the largest wind farms and oil fields in Texas, Lighthouse Global Energy recently partnered with Heidenhain Corp. to become an official distributor of Heidenhain equipment components. Heidenhain Corp. is the North American subsidiary of Dr. Johannes [Read More]