Products & Technologies – Page 6

OAS, ORE Catapult To Improve Wind Turbine Control Strategies

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 15, 2016

Ocean Array Systems (OAS) says it will use Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s 7 MW offshore wind demonstration turbine at Levenmouth to help validate software designed to improve turbine control strategies of offshore wind turbines. According to the company, improved turbine [Read More]

Remotely Operated Vehicles Go Underwater At Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

From April to July of this year, Phoenix International Holdings Inc. and Ocean Tech Services provided underwater, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services in support of the Block Island Wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island. Phoenix operated an inspection-class [Read More]

Partnership Field-Tests, Installs 3M Wind Vortex Generators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

Altitec, a global provider of turbine blade access, repair and inspection, has been appointed official installation partner of 3M’s renewable energy division. Altitec will be field-testing installing the 3M wind vortex generators. 3M developed its wind vortex generator in partnership [Read More]

New Cargo Vessel To Transport Wind Turbine Parts For Siemens

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 08, 2016

The Concordia Group has recently delivered and commissioned to Siemens a heavy cargo “roll on/roll off” vessel specifically designed for the efficient transportation of wind turbine parts. According to the group, the Rotra Vente is 141 meters long and 20 meters [Read More]

Energy Company Seeks Drones, Robotics For Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 07, 2016

The AES Corp. is launching an open innovation contest targeted at improving the safety and increasing the availability of power plants through unmanned inspections in extreme heat. AES, a Fortune 200 global power company, provides energy to 17 countries through [Read More]

VBMS Handles Export Cable Work For Galloper Offshore Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 04, 2016

Dutch marine contractor VBMS says it has executed the first export cable shore landing at the 336 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm, in England, using its newly developed SeaSerpent buoyancy system, which lowers the cable onto the seabed without the use [Read More]

Company Unveils Slip Ring With Diagnostics For Wind Turbines

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 03, 2016

Leine Linde Systems, a provider of components and systems for the wind industry, has introduced the new ADSR, the first diagnostic system for analyzing condition and predicting remaining service life within slip rings – which is especially useful in onshore [Read More]

What’s Happening In The Global Wind Turbine Lubricant Market?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

A new report from consulting and research firm Kline has revealed that China, accounting for 34% of global demand, is the largest market for lubricants used in wind energy; however, the U.S. follows closely, with 21%. Germany and India account [Read More]

WINDCUBE LiDAR Plays New Role In Advancing Mass. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

A WINDCUBE vertical-profiling LiDAR system has been installed off the south coast of Massachusetts to provide a continuous record of the wind resource across the full vertical rotor span of wind turbines used in offshore wind farms. Woods Hole Oceanographic [Read More]

Energy Storage Helps SoCal Utility Better Integrate Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

Cleantech energy storage company Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) and the Southern California-based Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) have launched a water-energy project using advanced energy storage systems to better integrate renewable power, reduce demand on the electric grid and lower [Read More]