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Siemens Wind Power Teams With Drone Inspections Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Siemens is collaborating with unmanned inspections company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for both onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration, according to the companies, is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, [Read More]

Wipro Rolls Out HP-Powered Wind Project Manager

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Leveraging the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Windpark Manager 4.0, Wipro Ltd. has announced a new Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution for managing wind projects. The solution manages wind turbines and associated IT infrastructure. HPE’s Windpark Manager 4.0 is based on [Read More]

New Rugged DJI Drone Suited For Industrial Inspections, Including Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

China-based drone technology company DJI has introduced the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which the company has designed for enterprise solutions – e.g., aerial inspections for critical infrastructure, such as bridges and energy facilities, including wind turbines; construction-site mapping; [Read More]

CWind Gets Big New Vessel For Offshore Wind O&M

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has invested in its largest crew-transfer vessel to date: a 27.4-meter-long catamaran that can hold 20,000 liters of fuel and 20 tons of cargo. Suited for long stretches of work [Read More]

Swedish Company Expands Encoder Offerings For U.S. Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Sweden-based Leine & Linde is expanding its heavy-duty encoder offerings in the North American wind industry. Specifically, WECS Electric Supply – a products distributor for Leine & Linde – has opened two new offices in Oklahoma City and Des Moines, [Read More]

Nordex Wins New Certification For N117/3000 Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

The Nordex Group has received a new unit certificate in Germany for its N117/3000 wind turbine. The certificate pertains to VDE-AR-N 4120 – the technical requirements for the connection and operation of customer installations to a high-voltage network – from [Read More]

CWind Announces Expansion Of Offshore Wind Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is extending its offerings by incorporating the resources of its parent company, Global Marine Systems Ltd. Group. CWind currently provides services such as blade repair, corrosion protection, inspections and maintenance [Read More]

AES Announces Big Expansion Of Drone Infrastructure Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

Drone as a Service operator Measure has announced a new strategic partnership with The AES Corp., which will be using Measure’s services to remotely inspect energy infrastructure globally. AES, a Fortune 200 global power company, provides sustainable energy to 17 [Read More]

Gamesa Opens Up New Turbine Blade Factory In Andhra Pradesh

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

Gamesa has inaugurated its new turbine blade factory in the Nellore region, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which the company calls one of the fastest-growing wind-producing regions in the country. Phase one of the new facility, which [Read More]

Partners Design Floating Microwave Radiometer In Support Of Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

AXYS Technologies Inc. and Boulder Environmental Sciences & Technology (BEST) are working on the design of a buoy-based microwave profiling radiometer on a floating platform, the FLiDAR WindSentinel. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the BEST marine profiling radiometer [Read More]