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Braking ideas for yaw and pitch of wind turbines

Brakes are key on a wind turbine. A turbine structure will require rotor, yaw control and blade pitch control brakes



Middle and Far East markets drive demand for turbine technologies

Demand for efficient turbine technology remains high as a raft of new power generation projects are announced around the world, particularly in the fast-growing Far East and Chinese markets



Air filtration challenges in the power sector

Fouling is costly, either due to the loss of power, the 'extra' fuel cost and/or the necessary standstill for water wash or other maintenance work. Peter Sandberg reports.



Turbine lubricants: meeting the latest challenges

The latest methodologies in tribology - the science of lubricants - is now helping to develop new technology that can deliver trouble-free service and improved efficiency levels for turbine lubrication. Ronald Bakker reports



Floating power station

Self-contained power barge that can be positioned in ports, on rivers or in sheltered coastal locations



EN779: 2011 - a step in the right direction

The air filter market is expanding in Europe. It is expected to grow even more when all new buildings have to meet 'zero-energy' requirements by 2020/21 (2018/2019 for public buildings). Richard Ringström reports



Simulation aids design of wind turbine generators

Simulation helps the design of one of the world's highest-efficiency permanent magnet wind turbine generators. Jon Vaquerizo and Xabier Calvo report.



New technologies and long-term service agreements dominate turbine market

Around the world, investment continues in efficient new turbine technology and long-term service agreements. Sean Ottewell reports



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