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Senvion’s 3.7M144 Wind Turbine Arrives In North America

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2017

Germany-based Senvion is bringing the 3.7M144 wind turbine to its North American product portfolio. The 3.7M144 extends the modularity of the company’s 3.XM platform in North America to four different nominal capacities with three different rotor diameters, as well as [Read More]

Enercon Bringing EP3 Turbine Duo To Canadian Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2017

Enercon Canada Inc. is bringing two new wind turbine models from its 3 MW series to the Canadian market. The E-126 EP3 will have a rotor diameter of 127 meters and a nominal power of 3.5 MW. It is being [Read More]

Duke Energy Cutting Wind O&M Costs Through Digitalization

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2017

Looking to reduce the cost of maintaining its wind turbines, Duke Energy Renewables has been working with Sentient Science on a digitalization strategy. Duke Energy Renewables owns or manages 4 GW of wind assets and has realized tremendous savings by [Read More]

DNV GL Rolls Out New ‘WindFarmer: Analyst’ Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2017

DNV GL has launched WindFarmer: Analyst, a new software tool designed to streamline wind farm energy assessments. According to DNV GL, the software provides an intuitive, step-by-step approach to calculating the potential energy yield of a wind project. A significant [Read More]

Navigant Report Examines Competitive Wind Blade Materials Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

A new Navigant Research report is predicting the materials market for wind blades to have an estimated global value of $4.57 billion in 2017. In addition, the firm estimates over $37.34 billion in materials could be produced and purchased between [Read More]

Vestas Engineering Partner Opens Up New R&D Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

L&T Technology Services Ltd., an engineering research and development (R&D) services company, has announced the formal establishment of an engineering solutions delivery center in Chennai, India, that is focused on supporting Vestas. According to L&T, the dedicated development center will [Read More]

DNV GL Verifies Duo Of Nacelle-Based LiDAR Systems

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

DNV GL has announced the successful verification of two nacelle-based LiDAR systems at the company’s test site in Janneby, Germany. The campaigns included the verification of an Avent WindIris 4-beam, as well as a ZephIR DM LiDAR system. According to [Read More]

Sandia Awarded For 3D-Printed, Subscale Wind Turbine Blades

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories has won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies, including one for subscale wind turbine blades. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their [Read More]

Measure Launches Turnkey Drone Inspections For Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

Drone as a Service company Measure has added turnkey wind farm inspections to its portfolio of aerial data collection solutions. According to the Washington, D.C.-headquartered company, wind farm operators can outsource preventive maintenance inspections to Measure’s drone pilots and data [Read More]

UMaine’s Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Passes ABS Review

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore and marine industries, has completed the design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind [Read More]