Wind Power In-depth Technology

Eize de Vries - April 08, 2014

Wind Technology: Developing the New Medium-speed 3-MW+ Class

Rostock-based German engineering consultancy W2E Wind to Energy installed a 3-MW and 3.3-MW sister prototype of its medium-speed flagship model in 2013.

John Papageorge - March 19, 2014

What’s Powering the Future of Clean Tech?

Population growth, pollution, and limited natural resources have created an urgent need for innovative clean tech solutions that are smarter, cleaner, and more efficient. However, energy...

Eize de Vries - February 28, 2014

Lagerwey Wind: “Humble Start with Wider Ambition”

Lagerwey Wind BV of the Netherlands re-entered the wind market backed by an experienced design team that developed a range of innovative lightweight direct drive turbines. At the 2.6-MW...

Mohammed Safiuddin - February 19, 2014

Global Renewable Energy Grid Project: Integrating Renewables via HVDC and Centralized Storage

The global energy and environment challenges cannot be addressed through a local, regional, or even a national approach. They require a global outlook and a much broader vision, a Global...

Jamie Schlinkmann - November 04, 2013

What Makes a Great Wind Turbine for Distributed Applications?

When investing considerable resources in a distributed wind energy project, doesn’t it make sense to at least evaluate the minimum criteria?

Eize de Vries - November 04, 2013

XEMC Darwind Refocuses on Onshore Wind with 4.5- and 5-MW Direct Drive Turbines

XEMC Darwind has ambitious plans to enter the main European onshore wind markets with two new 4.5- and 5-MW direct drive turbines based on its 5-MW offshore XD115/5-MW model. XEMC Darwind’s...

Stephan Blasilli - October 16, 2013

Business Process Management In the Evolving Wind Industry

The wind power space in the United States is an exciting area of the energy sector. Over a span of only two decades, wind has become a serious contributor to the national energy market...

Francesca Davidson - October 07, 2013

Next Generation Approaches to Wind Turbine Wake Modeling

At one time or another, just about everyone in the wind industry has seen the now famous image of the Horn’s Rev offshore wind farm in Europe’s North Sea. The effect one turbine has...

Jim Bell - October 01, 2013

Securing the World’s Largest Wind Turbine

At 7 megawatts (MW), Samsung Heavy Industries' S7.0-171 is the world's largest offshore wind turbine. The 196-metre tall structure is being installed 20 metres offshore in Fife, Scotland,...

Sarah Lozanova - September 09, 2013

Advances in Hub-Height Met Towers Boost Assessment and Power Performance Verification Campaigns

The wind energy industry has traditionally relied on hub-height towers designed for the communications industry. Built-up lattice towers required climbers to install equipment precisely...

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