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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



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



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



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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