Company Profile: PH Windsolutions, Inc.
With blade manufacturing facilities sprouting up throughout North America, this company is poised to provide increased efficiency through automated processes.
Structural Adhesives for Wind Turbines
For certain applications, adhesives can work better than other fastening devices and technologies. Read on to learn how LORD has helped a turbine manufacturer refine its design.
Growth Trends in Wind
A competitive analysis of conventional and renewable energy sources by Lucintel indicates strong global growth for wind in the coming years.
A Measured Change
The wind industry is moving toward ultrasonic anemometers and other alternative data collection methods for site assessment and turbine control.
Measuring for Wind Energy
When manufacturing components for wind turbines, take the time to review your inspection strategy in some detail. Here, Carl Zeiss provides some pointers.
Near Term Power Prediction
While the variability of wind has become a challenge in the operation and management of wind turbines, data mining is an emerging science that offers a solution.
Calculating Micropitting for Wind Energy
Software by KISSsoft permits the reliable calculation of complex interrelations long before construction of a wind farm occurs, helping avoid component failure.
When performed properly, vibro compaction is an efficient and economical alternative to traditional deep foundation systems for many wind turbine sites with loose granular soil conditions.
In this conclusion of a two-part series, the author continues his discussion of proper bolt-tensioning techniques, providing tips on how to avoid the related failure and downtime.
In addition to obvious siting factors such as location and productivity, national security concerns such as the effect turbines have on radar must also be taken into consideration.
The potential for wind projects in developing countries is growing in leaps and bounds, which will create logistics challenges. Here’s what you should know, and do.
Q&A with John Brown
President/Geodetic Systems, Inc.