Company Profile: Shermco Industries
From the nacelle down to the substation, this company really lives up to its motto: “One Line. One Company.”
Surge Protection for Electrical Systems
Approximately 85 percent of all lightning strikes to wind turbines affect the power, control, and communication systems rather than the blades. DEHN explains.
Calibrating for Success
Proper calibration ensures that your instruments are performing as expected, which saves you time, money, and protects your most important asset—your reputation.
Calculating Roller Bearings for Wind
A new calculation method from KISSsoft provides realistic prognoses about the future behavior, required stability, and service life of a gearbox.
Enhanced Turbine Performance Monitoring
The authors of this article clearly demonstrate the benefits of applying data-mining techniques to the prediction of fault modes in wind turbines.
Advances in Remote Monitoring
The SKF WindCon turbine monitoring system provides information on how turbines are operating in real time, helping avoid expensive breakdowns.
Clarifying scope definition prior to beginning a project can save time and alleviate tensions between wind farm owners and contractors.
Annual analyses of frequent turbine faults that cause downtime can shed light on what seemingly nuisance-type issues are really eating your lunch!
The more engaged today’s youth are in the stewardship of our natural resources, the brighter their future will be. Programs like Wind for Schools will help.
By viewing the entire supply chain holistically and developing logistics strategies that benefit the entire system, companies can improve performance and reduce cost.
Q&A: John Tremblay
Wind Energy Segment Manager/Snap-on Industrial