Products & Technologies

HUVRdata, EdgeData Team Up For Unmanned Turbine Inspections

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 25, 2016

Austin, Texas-based HUVRdata and Grand Forks, N.D.-based EdgeData are collaborating on drone-based aerial inspection services for the wind power industry. The partnership will leverage HUVRdata’s data-capture capabilities and cloud-based services and EdgeData’s BladeEdge analytics software for automated blade-condition assessment. The [Read More]

GE Rolls Out New 3 MW North American Turbine Platform

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 24, 2016

GE Renewable Energy has unveiled a new North American version of its 3 MW turbine platform in advance of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2016 event, taking place in New Orleans. First debuted in Europe in November 2015, [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Offers New Suite Of Digital Wind Farm Apps

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 24, 2016

GE Renewable Energy has introduced a new software applications suite for its Digital Wind Farm ecosystem to enhance annual energy production (AEP) and improve wind farm profitability. Offered as part of GE’s flexible service agreements, the five software apps are [Read More]

ROMO Wind, Vattenfall Complete Turbine Technology Study

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 24, 2016

ROMO Wind, a Danish-Swiss wind turbine optimizer, has fulfilled a performance measurement project with Vattenfall at the Nørrekær Enge wind farm, located in Denmark, using 13 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines. According to ROMO, the goal was to compare the power [Read More]

Prysmian Achieves Milestones In Power Transmission Tech

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 24, 2016

Prysmian Group, an energy and telecom cable systems company, says it has reached two record-breaking milestones in the field of power transmission and has announced the development and testing of its new 700 kV MI-PPL (mass impregnated) and 600 kV [Read More]

Senvion Unveils 3.4M140 Onshore Turbine For 60 Hz Market

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 23, 2016

Senvion is launching what it calls the company’s highest-yield onshore wind turbine for the North American market: the Senvion 3.4M140. Available in 2018, the new tower will be available in hub heights of 110 and 130 meters. The 68-meter blades [Read More]

DNV GL Grants Type Certificate To Adwen’s Extreme-Weather Offshore Tower

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NAW Staff on May 18, 2016

Adwen has obtained DNV GL’s type certificate for its AD 5-132 offshore wind turbine. According to Adwen, the milestone marks the culmination of the turbine’s certification process. The AD 5-132 has been designed and certified as special class, covering the [Read More]

Norbar Torque Tools Unveils New Product Line For Wind Maintenance

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 18, 2016

Ohio-based Norbar Torque Tools has introduced the EvoTorque2, the company’s new generation of AC-powered torque multipliers ideal for wind power applications, including fabrication, installation, verification and maintenance. According to Norbar, the tool is factory-calibrated and certified to an accuracy of [Read More]

New Cable Connection To Link Two Offshore Wind Platforms

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 17, 2016

Pfisterer, an independent manufacturer of cable and overhead line accessories for sensitive interfaces in energy networks, has announced that for the first time, two sister platforms in an offshore wind farm will be connected by a bridge system with the [Read More]

Companies Ink Funding Under DOE Wind Competitiveness Initiative

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 16, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is awarding four subcontracts under the fourth round of funding through the DOE’s distributed wind competitiveness improvement project (CIP). According to NREL, the CIP aims to help manufacturers of [Read More]