Products & Technologies – Page 6

TPI Composites Inks Another Wind Blade Contract With Gamesa

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has entered into a new long-term agreement with Gamesa. From its new manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkey, TPI will supply wind blades for Gamesa through 2022. TPI has [Read More]

Turbine Gearbox Remanufacturer Signs Up For Poseidon Asset Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Rochester, N.Y.-based Poseidon Systems LLC has announced a supply agreement with Gearbox Express (GBX), an independent remanufacturer of gearbox assemblies and mainshafts for wind turbines. Per the agreement, Poseidon Systems will supply metallic wear debris monitoring equipment and services for [Read More]

Adwen Inches Closer To 8 MW Offshore Turbine Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Adwen says it has entered the final stages of installation for its AD 8-180 prototype, an offshore wind turbine with a nominal capacity of 8 MW and a 180-meter rotor. Over the past 18 months, the platform has undergone extensive [Read More]

Ingeteam Wins DNV GL Approval At Wind Converter Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Ingeteam, a global supplier of electrical conversion equipment, has received DNV GL’s “Shop Approval in Renewable Energy” certification for its wind converter manufacturing facility in northern Spain. The DNV GL approval certifies that a workshop operates with approved production facilities, [Read More]

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]