Products & Technologies – Page 8

SkySpecs Drones Inspect 1,500 Wind Blades In One Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of wind turbine inspections using drones, is touting a new company record for the number of turbine inspections within a 30-day period. According to an update from Danny Ellis, CEO and co-founder of the [Read More]

Hempel Unveils New Coatings For The Marine Environment

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hempel has launched two new coating products specifically developed to protect the area known as the splash zone located above the waterline on oil and gas rigs or platforms used in offshore wind. According to Hempel, the Multistrength 35840 and [Read More]

Winergy Offers Technical Training For Turbine Gearbox Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy is offering its “Winergy Factory Training Program,” which provides technical training, to its preferred vendors and customers. According to the company, it allows participants to improve their skills in the maintenance and repair of Winergy gearboxes and [Read More]

Wind And Solar Forecasting System Launching For 2 GW Kuwait Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Further expanding its work in renewable energy, the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait. According to NCAR, the $5.1 [Read More]

Winergy Marks Milestone For Central, South America Gearbox Repairs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy, a drivetrain component manufacturer for wind turbines, has completed more than 150 up-tower gearbox repairs over the last three years in 10 Central and South American countries. In order to provide a fast response for wind turbine [Read More]

TPI Composites Lands New Wind Blade Deal With Vestas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas to provide blades from two manufacturing lines (with an option to add more lines) for the V136 wind turbine for markets in [Read More]

Suzlon Touts 42% Plant Load Factor For New 2.1 MW Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Suzlon’s S111 120-meter 2.1 MW wind turbine has achieved an approximately 42% plant load factor in its first 12 months of operation at the Jamanwada site in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India. The prototype was commissioned in March. According [Read More]

Vestas Welcomes New Wind Turbines To The 2 MW Family

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

Vestas has expanded its 2 MW wind turbine platform with two new variants: the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW, designed to deliver a higher power output in areas with medium, low and ultra-low wind. Featuring 116- and 120-meter rotors, the [Read More]

Wind-Powered Oil Recovery? DNV GL Proves Technical Feasibility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

A DNV GL-led joint industry project called WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) has completed its first phase, determining that wind power can be used to power offshore water injection. The project is currently moving into its second phase, which [Read More]

Senvion Launches 2.XM Wind Turbine Platform In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is launching four new products for the Indian market. Senvion’s four product variants include the 2.4M110, 2.4M114, 2.3M120 and 2.3M124 wind turbines, which have rotor diameters of 110-124 meters and power ratings of 2.3-2.4 MW. [Read More]