Company Profile: Bergey Windpower Co.
For more than three decades this company has stood at the forefront of the small wind industry, developing simple and elegant designs in use the world over.
Tehachapi: Planned for Prosperity
One of the first U.S. sites to be developed for wind power, the Tehachapi region of California celebrates 30 years of successful growth. Those involved tell their story.
Metrology for Wind Applications
Manufacturers of wind components confront quality control challenges with technology and determination, supported by Hexagon Metrology.
Clear Skies for Global Wind Activity
A worldwide survey of top executives in renewable energy conducted by VB/Research and KPMG indicates healthy, sustained growth in the wind sector.
Turbine Fire Protection
Effective fire detection and suppression has become a top priority for turbine manufacturers and wind farm operators. Firetrace International explains why.
Lubricating Gears with Synthetic Oils
Long oil life, low wear, and less energy consumption help to reduce maintenance, repairs, and operating costs. Klüber makes the case for synthetic blends.
Remote-Controlled Tower Maintenance
Robotic climbing machines provide an alternative to traditional methods for wind turbine inspection, repair, and maintenance. ICM explains.
Consisting of concrete columns installed through weak compressible strata, rigid inclusions use upper strong strata to transfer the load to the inclusions.
Remote monitoring allows Q&M professionals to check turbine conditions in real time, spotting problems in advance and avoiding expensive downtime.
Wind turbine blades are growing larger, so research must be focused on several multidisciplinary areas—one in particular being wind turbine controls.
You don’t want an act of nature to turn into an act of desperation by not having an emergency logistics plan in place for replacement components.
Q&A: Susan Giordano
General Manager/Second Wind, Inc.