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wind turbine


Extending Turbine Life to Meet Wind Power's Potential

Meeting increasing worldwide demand for wind energy depends on reliable turbine performance, and performance can significantly benefit from optimized main shaft and gearbox bearing selection. Wind turbine bearings handle enormous…


The Fallacy of Wind Power Generation

COMMENTARY The source of energy for driving wind turbines is the wind, and in this context, it is important to remember the first law of thermodynamics, which states that energy…


LiDAR Technology Mated with Wind Energy Quickly Becoming an Industry Standard

The profitability of a wind farm depends directly upon reducing uncertainty when wind resources are being assessed and when wind turbines are being fine-tuned. Project risks vary from site to…


Consider Automated Machine Learning for Wind Turbine Asset Maintenance

The potential financial benefits from Industry 4.0 are apparent to plant owners in almost all sectors. The wind power industry is no exception, and existing vendors such as GE (Predix/Digital…


Nordex strengthens its position in Ireland

Nordex turbines of more than 500 MW operating in the Republic of Ireland Hamburg, 6 March 2017. The Nordex Group has passed a new milestone in the Republic of Ireland:…