Low-cost Lidar technology acquisition announced

This kit is designed primarily for remote sensing in the wind farm market

Offshore Reactive Compensation Station installed at Hornsea Project One​

Another step forward for what will be the world's largest windfarm

Acoustic emission monitoring of wind turbine monopile foundations

Using continuous structural acoustic emission monitoring systems, offshore wind farm operators can now detect cracks within monopile foundations of wind turbines, says Tim Bradshaw

Building tougher turbines

Andreas Mangold on the role of crack-resistant rolling bearings in producing durable wind turbines

Cables and accessories for higher capacity wind farms

Nexans is launching a new range of 72.5kV wind farm technology to meet the growing demand for higher capacity wind farms

Turbine installation completed at offshore wind farm

97 Siemens 6MW turbines at DONG Energy’s Gode Wind 2+1 OWF in the German part of the North Sea

Slewing rings and spherical roller bearings

Slewing rings (yaw bearings) adjust and optimise the position of the nacelle to the direction of the wind

Orders for two wind farms

Nordex secures orders for two Irish wind farms totalling 42.5MW

Next-generation floating wind technologies

Major international collaboration launched to develop next-generation floating wind technologies

Orders totalling over 32 megawatts of wind power in France

16 turbines will produce electricity to power more than 32,500 households

Longer wind turbine blades

Boosting consumption of high-performance and lightweight blade materials, such as fibre, resins and core foam materials

Wind turbine stands tall at 200 metres

Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Meer wind farm in Belgium

Reducing in offshore cable installation times

First Subsea launches offshore wind cable connector and mooring connector

Photovoltaic, wind and hydro star as top renewables

The global installed capacity of renewable energy will more than double in 2025, says Frost & Sullivan

More than a quarter of UK homes powered by wind in 2014

Statistics from National Grid which show that record amounts of clean electricity were generated by wind power in 2014

Busbar trunking system increases wind turbines efficiency

LDM system from the Sivacon 8PS product family will replace cables for transmitting power from the generator to the grid infeed

Nacelle-mounted LIDAR reduces yaw misalignment

First independent scientific field study validating the benefits of using turbine mounted LIDAR to correct misalignment

Wind power beats nuclear and coal in record-breaking August

RenewableUK says new data shows that August was an exceptional month for wind energy, with new records set and generation levels exceeding both nuclear and coal, according to official UK's National Grid statistics

Nearly 15% of UK electricity from renewables

53% of renewable electricity from onshore and offshore wind; 30% increase in renewable electricity last year compared to 2012

Slip rings boost wind turbine life and performance

Moulded slip rings inhibit harmful dust intrusion and contamination, and increase the dielectric strength





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