Pattern recognition for ONYX InSight’s predictive maintenance services.

Pattern recognition for ONYX InSight’s predictive maintenance services.

ONYX InSight, an independent predictive maintenance partner that gives asset owners clarity and control over their operations, has secured multiple new long-term contracts with Pattern Energy to provide predictive maintenance services across four wind farms in North America, bringing the total number of sites under ONYX monitoring to five. The new contracts will see ONYX […]

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable.

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable.

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable with design enhancement measures and Industry 4.0 solutions. Reducing the levelized cost of electricity remains a major challenge facing the wind power industry. Schaeffler’s highly reliable and cost-effective bearing supports play an important part in making this possible. Wind turbines’ functionality and performance capability are […]

ORE Catapult announces an EPC tender.

ORE Catapult announces an EPC tender.

The ORE Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, has published the first stage of the tender process, to design, procure, construct and commission a Wind Turbine Bearing Test Facility at our Blyth site, comprising a strong floor and associated hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation & control systems. All information can be […]

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service partner to lower logistics and installation costs within sustainable energy solutions.

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service partner to lower logistics and installation costs within sustainable energy solutions.

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service have entered into an innovation partnership to jointly develop solutions and next-generation technology for the sustainable energy industry. The partnership aims to address the industry’s future challenges within installation and logistics to decrease the cost of energy. Driven by consumer demand for sustainable energy and continuous reduction in levelised cost […]

Underwater drones a possible option to ensure safe inspection of offshore wind farms.

Collaborating underwater ‘drones’ offer good possibilities for the inspection of wind turbine parks and other objects at sea. For this they must be able to communicate underwater. TNO has the expertise and technology to use sound as an efficient means of communication. That should lead to a breakthrough in the maritime sector. Working with underwater […]

Eneco awards Siemens Gamesa with a 5-year contract for refurbishment of wind turbine gearboxes.

Eneco awards Siemens Gamesa with a 5-year contract for refurbishment of wind turbine gearboxes.

First offshore multi-brand service order for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for refurbishment of gearboxes in company owned facilities. Siemens Gamesa expands its Service business for multi-brand offshore wind turbines. Eneco, owner of the Princess Amalia Wind Farm, has selected Siemens Gamesa as the supplier for gearbox refurbishment. For the next five years, the company will […]

Iberdrola invests €246 million in R&D+i in 2017, 17% more than in the previous year.

Iberdrola invests €246 million in R&D+i in 2017, 17% more than in the previous year.

Iberdrola invested €246 million in Research & Development & Innovation (R&D+i) activities over the course of 2017. This represents an increase of 17% relative to the previous year’s figure of €211 million. As a result of its steadfast commitment to R&D+i, the company is Spain’s most innovative utility and number three in Europe according to […]

India longest blade comes from Suzlon.

India longest blade comes from Suzlon.

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider has designed and manufactured the country’s longest wind turbine blade at its Padubidri Rotor Blade Unit. The advanced blade (SB 63) measures 63 meters in length and has been specifically developed for Suzlon’s new S128 wind turbine family with a rotor diameter of 128 meters, 1.5 times […]