Products & Technologies – Page 8

Moog’s Pitch Control System Nearly Triples Wind Turbine Reliability

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 06, 2016

The Industrial Group of Moog Inc., which designs and manufactures high-performance pitch solutions for wind turbines, says it has launched its next-generation pitch technology and that the first shipment is now in operation at a wind farm in Brazil. Moog [Read More]

Schaeffler’s Spherical Roller Bearings Enhance Wind Turbine Efficiency

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 06, 2016

Schaeffler, a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier, has optimized its spherical roller bearings for rotor main bearing supports in order to increase the reliability, availability and efficiency of wind turbines. According to the company, the bearing supports of the [Read More]

North Dakota College Installs Wind Technician Training Tower

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

North Dakota’s Bismarck State College (BSC) has completed a new tower that will provide wind technician training and education for students and industry partners. The top of the Nacelle Tower is 32 feet high, and the interior hub hatch stands [Read More]

Siemens’ Newest Onshore Turbine Earns DNV GL Certification

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

Siemens’ SWT-3.6-130 onshore wind turbine has been type-certified by DNV GL. According to the companies, the certification confirms that the new turbine complies with all the requirements of international wind turbine standard IEC 61400-22 for conformity testing and certification. The [Read More]

GE Teams With Pittsburgh Start-Up To Enhance Digital Wind Farm Service

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2016

Pittsburgh-based start-up kWantera and GE Renewable Energy have announced a technology alliance in which kWantera’s energy trading solution will complement GE’s Digital Wind Farm offering. GE Renewable Energy says it is developing a partner network and engaging the start-up ecosystem to [Read More]

Prysmian To Launch New 600 kV Cable Solution For Power Transmission

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 30, 2016

Prysmian Group, an energy and telecom cable systems company, says it has finished development and testing of its new P-Laser 600 kV cable system for high-voltage, direct-current (HVDC) applications. According to the company, this breakthrough cable technology will develop power [Read More]

SgurrControl Validates ATLAS Solution To Extend Wind Turbine Life Span

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 29, 2016

SgurrControl, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, says it has completed the two-year testing and validation of its patented Advanced Turbine Load Alleviation System (ATLAS), confirming that the solution significantly extends the life span of wind turbines by reducing [Read More]

New Pitch Control Slip Ring Enhances Wind Turbine Reliability

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 29, 2016

Moog Components Group Ltd., a division of Moog Inc. and a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems, has introduced a new pitch control slip ring specifically developed for the wind energy market. According to Moog, [Read More]

DOE: The Falling Prices And Climbing Deployment Of Clean Technologies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2016

A recent DOE report highlighting the accelerated deployment of clean energy technologies, including wind turbines, states that land-based wind accounted for 41% of all new capacity brought online in 2015.

Two New Turbines Join GE’s 3 MW Onshore Wind Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2016

Through its renewable energy business, GE has introduced two up-rated versions of its 3 MW onshore wind platform: the 3.6-137 and 3.8-130 models. The wind turbines, available at hub heights of 85, 110, 131.4 and 164.5 meters, are compatible with [Read More]