Wind Turbine Monitoring News

  • UK Small Scale Wind Incentives to Continue with Feed in Tariff

    Following a recent announcement from the UK Government that the Renewable Obligation for Onshore Wind will close at the end of March 2017, we would like to highlight that the closure of the Renewable Obligation is not the same scheme as the Feed in Tariff which will continue for Small & Medium Scale Wind Turbines. The Feed in Tariff scheme has been very successful and despite a reduction in ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • New product milestone: Gamesa contracted to supply its largest turbines in China

    Gamesa has achieved a fresh milestone in its sales and product strategy, having received the first order for the new G132-5.0 MW1, the company's largest turbine. The agreement reached with the renewable energy subsidiary of Sinohydro, one of China's largest manufacturing groups, also constitutes the début order for the supply of turbines from the 5-MW platform in Asia, specifically ...


    By Gamesa

  • PJM monitor recommends capacity market changes

    The PJM Interconnection’s independent market monitor says in a new report that PJM’s wholesale energy, capacity and regulation markets produced competitive results through the first nine months of 2016, but recommended new changes to enhance competitiveness and efficiency. The report, released by PJM’s Independent Market Monitor Monitoring Analytics, found that energy market ...

  • One of the World`s Largest Wind Farms Counts on Lufft VENTUS Wind Sensor

    296 turbines of the AES Corporation are located by Buffalo Gap, Texas, US. With a capacity of 524 MW it's the world's seventh largest wind farm to-date. The article link below provides a summary of how Performance Engineer at AES, Tristan Lee, was able to optimize the performance of its aging fleet using latest in technology, that includes the Lufft Ventus ...

  • Visit Marlec at METS 2016

    METS is the world’s largest marine equipment trade show, which has been bringing the marine industry together for decades. Visit Marlec at stand 03.231 and discover our highly recomended wind turbines, solar panels and unique systems that are popular world wide. Please feel free to visit our stand and speak to Teresa or David who are highly experienced ...

  • Gamesa Finalizes Development Of Off-grid System Prototype

    November 10, 2016 -- Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in the development of its off-grid technology with the installation and start-up of a lithium battery for energy storage at the company's prototype in La Muela (Aragon). Gamesa's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Don’t throw caution to the wind with offshore turbine maintenance

    The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive. And the sector is about to receive another boost, now that the focus on and investment in floating wind turbines is reaching fruition. This incredible feat of engineering has the potential to totally reshape offshore renewables, allowing for greater ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Gamesa to supply 304 MW at five wind farms in India

    The company has been contracted install a total of 152 of its G97-2.0 MW class S and G114-2.0 MW class S turbines, custom-designed for the low wind speed sites typical of India Gamesa continues to make further inroads into the Indian market, where the company is the number-one OEM, having commanded the leadership spot for three years in a row. Specifically, Gamesa has ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa completes the installation of its turbine production-boosting Energy Thrust programme at 28 wind farms (872 MW)

    In addition, he company has renewed its operations and maintenance service agreement covering 286 turbines at several facilities in Spain and Portugal. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has concluded implementation of its Energy Thrust programme for a French utility at 28 wind farms located in Spain, Portugal, France and Poland. This ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa concludes installation of the prototypes for the new G126-2.5 MW and G132-3.3 MW turbines

    Gamesa has completed installation at the Alaiz R&D facility (Navarra) of the prototypes of its newest turbine models: the G126-2.5 MW and the G132-3.3 MW. The G126-2.5 MW turbine is already producing power, while the G132-3.3 MW will start to do so in the coming days. Once up and running, the next step will be the intensive work required to have both models certified, a ...


    By Gamesa

  • Bonfiglioli announces new solutions for the wind industry at WindEnergy 2016 exhibition in Hamburg, Germany

    For all applications of yaw and pitch drives for the monitoring of load peaks, Bonfiglioli presents a solution that is protectively integrated into the gear motor for the first time. The integrated load cell quickly and precisely measures torque and enables torque monitoring in real time. Connected via an external cable connection, the system provides an automatic engine shut-down to protect the ...


    By Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A.

  • Gamesa travels to the WindEnergy Hamburg trade fair with its most innovative turbines and services

    The company is participating in various expert conferences and talks that will tackle the looming challenges facing the wind power industry Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is attending Europe's largest wind event, the WindEnergy Hamburg trade fair, with its newest turbine models, the G132-3.3 MW and the G126-2.5 MW, and its innovative services solutions for the European ...


    By Gamesa

  • Survey Reveals Projections for Lower Wind Energy Costs

    The cost of producing electricity via wind power is expected to fall 24-30 percent by 2030 and 35-41 percent by 2050, according to a survey of the world's foremost wind power experts. Cost reductions are anticipated as a function of continued advancements in wind energy technology. These findings are detailed in new study published in the journal Nature Energy and conducted by the ...

  • SkySpecs wins DOE voucher for their wind turbine inspection drone

    U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell announced that SkySpecs, a company that designed a wind turbine inspection drone, has won the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Small Business Voucher. Dingell commented: “SkySpecs ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Noise Impact Assessment Africa

    WKC is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a noise impact assessment for a new 200MW wind farm in East Africa. Wind power capacity in the region is expected to increase by around 12 gigawatts by 2040. The project will convert wind into useful energy utilising an array of highly efficient land based wind turbines. The first phase of the project entails a noise ...


    By WKC Group

  • Research shows offshore wind more turbulent in Northeastern US

    A study conducted by researchers at the University of Delaware (UD) have shown the offshore wind in the Northeast of US is ‘predominantly unstable’. The study titled “On the Predominance of Unstable Atmospheric Conditions in the Marine Boundary Layer Offshore of the U.S. Northeastern Coast” analyzed ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Scotland’s wind turbines fill the demands of electricity for a day

    Scotland’s onshore wind turbines were able to meet the electricity demands of the country one day this week (by 106%), a big win for the wind industry. WWF Scotland said an analysis of the data by WeatherEnergy shows wind turbines more than covered the power demands of the country. Total energy consumption was 37,202 MWh while power generated by wind turbines capped at 39,545 MWh. WWF ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Gamesa awarded debut order by renewable energy producer Voltalia for the supply of 27.3 MW in Brazil

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured its first order1 from fast-growing electricity producer Voltalia, listed in the Paris stock exchange. Gamesa will supply with 27.3 MW at Voltalia's Vila Acre wind facility in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, in North-Eastern Brazil. Gamesa will supply 13 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines which are especially successful for the ...


    By Gamesa

  • Wind Turbines Cause Rising Number of Bird and Bat Fatalities

    Wind power is one of the cleanest and safest methods of generating renewable energy. Due to the steady increase in price of nonrenewable sources, wind turbine use has increased 25% in the past decade.i While its growth has helped reduce carbon emissions and pollution, this green source of energy comes at a cost: these massive blades, slicing the air at close to 200 miles per hour, serve as ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Gamesa reinforces its leadership in India with orders for the supply of 460 MW at seven developments

    The company has been contracted to install a total of 230 of its G97-2.0 MW class S and G114-2.0 MW class S turbines, custom-designed for the low wind speed sites typical of India Gamesa continues to make solid inroads into the Indian market, reinforcing its leadership position with seven new orders1 for the supply of 460 MW in total to several customers. The company will handle the ...


    By Gamesa

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