A lightweight with a heavyweight’s strength: Customized filtration solutions support weight reduction in wind turbine gearboxes

Case study by Eaton Gear-driven wind turbines are the heart and soul of sustainable, green energy generation from wind. With the urge of maximizing efficiency and reducing costs, engineers strive to build bigger, safer and more powerful turbines. Eaton’s customized … Read More

GE unveils 3-MW onshore turbine built for North American market

GE Renewable Energy has developed Sierra, an onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North American region. Credit: Rich Crowder/GE The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a 140-m rotor and at a range of hub heights, including a 500 ft … Read More

TotalEnergies developing 1-GW offshore wind farm off Carolina coast

International energy developer TotalEnergies has been named a winner by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for the development of an offshore wind farm off the coast of North Carolina. Located 20 nautical miles (37 kilometers) from the coast, the … Read More

NRG Systems adopts ZX Lidars’ latest wind profile measurement tool

NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for the wind, solar and meteorological industries, has added ZX Lidars’ ZX TM Lidar to its remote sensing portfolio. Credit: NRG Systems ZX TM is a nacelle-mounted Lidar that uses continuous … Read More

Acciona celebrates 10 years of operation at Oklahoma’s Dempsey Ridge Wind Farm

Acciona is celebrating 10 years of operations at the Dempsey Ridge Wind Farm in Roger Mills and Beckham Counties, Oklahoma. The wind farm generates 132 MWh per year, enough to power 46,000 Oklahoma households. “Since May 2012, Dempsey Ridge has … Read More

Keystone Tower Systems begins production on first spiral-welded wind towers in Texas

Keystone Tower Systems has begun commercial production of the first utility-scale spiral-welded towers at its new factory in Pampa, Texas. The factory currently has 40 employees with plans for further hiring. The first tower will be delivered this summer to a … Read More

Meta commissions 112-MW Michigan wind project

Algonquin Power & Utilities‘ subsidiary Liberty is developing a 112-MW wind project in Michigan to support Facebook’s parent company, Meta, in reaching its renewable energy goals. The new Deerfield II wind project is expected to reach commercial operations in 2023. … Read More

200-MW El Algodon Alto wind farm commences operation in Texas

RWE Renewables‘ El Algodon Alto, a 200-MW onshore wind farm, located in San Patricio County, Texas, is in operation. RWE Renewables’ El Algodon Alto, a 200-MW onshore wind farm is powered by 91 Vestas turbines and will generate enough electricity … Read More

UK company releases wind turbine blade inspection robot

An advanced robot from BladeBUG can inspect wind turbine blades in half the time it would take a human rope access technician, the company says. BladeBug can complete the tasks in 35 minutes. The BladeBUG provides a fast, safe and … Read More

200-MW Golden Hills wind farm powering Oregon utility

Avangrid Renewables has achieved commercial operation at its 200-MW Golden Hills wind farm in Sherman County, Oregon. The facility, which provides enough renewable electricity to Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to power over 60,000 homes annually, began operations on April 29, … Read More