Products & Technologies

Senvion Introduces New Products To Enhance Turbine Performance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

Senvion has announced new after-sales service products for the North American market: the Senvion Rotor Blade Ice Detection System and Turbine Control Upgrades with its features Dynamic Yaw and Smart Turbine Start. According to the company, all products are based on [Read More]

GE’s LM Wind Power Opens Up 15th Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of blades for wind turbines, has opened up another blade factory, located in the Baodi District in northeastern China. The new facility is situated 40 kilometers from the company’s existing plant in Tianjin. [Read More]

DNV GL Creates On-Demand, Web-Based Forecasting For Wind, Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

DNV GL has added to its suite of short-term wind and solar power forecasting services with the launch of Forecaster NOW, an on-demand Web portal with e-commerce-enabled transactions. The global energy advisory and certification company is demonstrating its new solution [Read More]

Vestas’ InteliLight System Arrives In U.S. Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Having demonstrated adherence to Federal Aviation Administration standards, Vestas’ InteliLight solution for wind turbines is now ready for U.S. deployment. Combining aircraft detection and aviation light control, the system provides end-to-end aviation safety for wind parks, says Vestas. The U.S. [Read More]

MHI Vestas Kicks Manufacturing Of 8 MW Platform Into High Gear

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

In accordance with its V164 manufacturing plan, MHI Vestas is continuing to ramp up production for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine. According to the company, broad demand for the platform has resulted in a ramp-up of employment in Denmark [Read More]

Vaisala Delves Into 20 Million Hours Of Collected Wind Data

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

Vaisala, a provider of environmental and industrial measurements, says its Triton Wind Profiler will soon reach a major milestone of 20 million hours of collected wind data since the solution’s market introduction in 2008. In turn, the company is highlighting [Read More]

SkySpecs Drones Inspect 1,500 Wind Blades In One Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of wind turbine inspections using drones, is touting a new company record for the number of turbine inspections within a 30-day period. According to an update from Danny Ellis, CEO and co-founder of the [Read More]

Hempel Unveils New Coatings For The Marine Environment

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hempel has launched two new coating products specifically developed to protect the area known as the splash zone located above the waterline on oil and gas rigs or platforms used in offshore wind. According to Hempel, the Multistrength 35840 and [Read More]

Winergy Offers Technical Training For Turbine Gearbox Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy is offering its “Winergy Factory Training Program,” which provides technical training, to its preferred vendors and customers. According to the company, it allows participants to improve their skills in the maintenance and repair of Winergy gearboxes and [Read More]

Wind And Solar Forecasting System Launching For 2 GW Kuwait Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Further expanding its work in renewable energy, the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait. According to NCAR, the $5.1 [Read More]