Company Profile: Wind Energy Services Co.
With a parent company known as a pioneer in manufacturing blades and other wind components, the maintenance services provided by WES are unsurpassed.
A Foundation for Success
Rammed Aggregate Pier systems by Geopier are now commonly used for foundation support solutions on tower sites around the world, helping to allay geotechnical risks.
Monitoring Rotating Machinery
Keeping an eye on the health of your wind turbine rotating machinery via condition monitoring will help avoid costly downtime and expensive repairs. Romax Technology explains.
Changing Wind Farm Requirements
Wind turbine builders will need to address the changing requirements of wind farm operators in a cost-effective manner to remain competitive. Moog explains.
Integrated Condition Monitoring
The continued evolution of condition monitoring systems by AMSC will lead to a clearer understanding of what’s actually happening inside the nacelle.
Optimal Tower and Foundation Design
A new measure of wind tower scalability for greater hub heights and larger turbines, courtesy of the Tindall Corporation.
Identifying broken tiles usually calls for close observation of ground conditions such as sinkholes or swampy patches that don’t dry out.
Establishing your own post warranty preventative maintenance program, coupled with predictive maintenance, will reap benefits for owner/operators.
Proper maintenance procedures will prolong the lifespan of your wind turbines and related components, and new technologies are being developed to simplify the process.
Variability is the “ghost in the machine” when it comes to supply chain efficiency. Learning what the variations are will increase your chances of incurring unnecessary delays.
Q&A: Martin Schmidt-Bremer, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer/WindGuard North America, Inc.