Products & Technologies – Page 5

Bachmann Introduces Grid Measurement, Monitoring Module For Wind Plants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Bachmann electronic GmbH is rolling out its new GMP232 grid measurement and monitoring module for wind power plants. Integrated with a programmable logic controller (PLC), the module is suited for electrical, three-phase networks. This latest generation of the GMP232 offers [Read More]

DNV GL’s ‘Twisties’ Joint Industry Project To Boost Offshore Wind Logistics

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

DNV GL has launched a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a recommended practice intended to de-risk the adoption of “Twisties” and demonstrate the unitization of wind project cargo. The company defines “Twisties” as a modular project-cargo transport frame system [Read More]

Work Kicks Off On LM Wind Power’s Newest Blade Factory

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines, has commenced work on its new factory in Cherbourg, Normandy, France. Headed by French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, a foundation stone ceremony was conducted at the construction [Read More]

Wind Developer Deploys Vaisala’s Triton Above The Arctic Circle

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Vaisala is reporting two successful winters north of the Arctic Circle for its Triton remote sensing system, which measured the wind for Finnish developer and operator Puhuri Oy. Vaisala says its Triton wind profiler – a compact, mobile unit with [Read More]

FirstEnergy Upgrading W. Va. Transformer To Accommodate More Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Akron, Ohio-headquartered FirstEnergy Corp. expects to invest about $166 million this year on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to help enhance service reliability for its customers in Mon Power’s 34-county West Virginia service area. Among the plans is replacing a [Read More]

Vaisala Scales Up Colorado Operations For Triton Wind Profiler

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

Finland-headquartered Vaisala has doubled the production capacity of its Boulder, Colo., operations center for the Triton wind profiler, which offers wind developers and operators hub-height wind measurement data. In turn, Vaisala says it now offers customers faster turnaround on the [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Brings In UAVs For Inspections, Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection services. Following approval from the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority [Read More]

Berkshire Hathaway Companies Deploy Uptake Platform For 5 GW Wind Fleet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Two subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE), an $84 billion international portfolio of energy businesses, are deploying Uptake Technologies’ solutions across their wind power fleets, which account for approximately 5 GW of capacity. Chicago-based Uptake Technologies provides a predictive-analytics, Software [Read More]

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]