turbine noise control News

  • Silencing wind turbines - active damping system developed to cut noise

    Wind power is one of the world's fastest growing energy technologies and proponents say the electricity generated by wind turbines is clean and environmentally friendly. But opponents are quick to point out a number of drawbacks including noise pollution. Due to the humming noises they emit, these turbines operate partially to keep residents happy. Partial use, however, cuts power output. A group ...

  • Improved rotor blades increase turbine yield

    In Wettendorf in Lower Saxony, seebaWIND Service GmbH is upgrading four Fuhrländer FL2500 wind turbines with aerodynamically improved rotor blades. The innovative product was developed by BayWa r.e. and adapted for Fuhrländer FL2500 and Nordex N100 wind turbines with the help of seebaWIND Service. In a further development, the partners have been able to increase the turbine yield by ...


    By seebaWIND Service GmbH

  • Johnson Matthey’s Stationary Emissions Control and HARCO Manufacturing Collaborate to Offer Innovative HAPs Converters with Superior Silencing

    Johnson Matthey’s Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) group and the HARCO Manufacturing Company announced today they will take advantage of their collective experience to collaborate on developing innovative HAPs catalytic converters with superior silencing to help customers comply with EPA’s RICE NESHAP rule and other environmental regulations.   The RICE NESHAP (National ...

  • GL`s Woebbeking named to CENELEC Technical Committee Chairmanship

    Mike Woebbeking, Vice President and Head of Certification Body at GL Renewables Certification, has been appointed to the chairmanship of the CLC/TC 88 Technical Committee of CENELEC (the European Committee for Electrotechnical standardisation). Alongside his new role as the chairman of the CLC/TC 88 Committee, Mr Woebbeking has also taken over the chairmanship of its German mirror committee the ...


  • Meet Brüel & Kjær at EWEA 2012 Show

    Visitors to the European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) show, running 16th to 19th April in Copenhagen, Denmark will have the chance to meet Brüel & Kjær’s technical experts. Wind turbine noise is an increasingly important and global environmental issue. International standards are constantly being developed to ensure consistency and accuracy in the measurement and ...

  • Ministry of the Environment brings on sound expertise of Aercoustics

    Toronto, ON, September 2010 - To develop a protocol for measuring noise emitted from wind turbines, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, earlier this year, retained Aercoustics Engineering Ltd., a prominent acoustic engineering consulting firm.The protocol will provide an objective method which can be used to evaluate sound levels for wind plants across Ontario. This ...

  • Innova Global Wins Alberta Export Award for Advanced Technology and Innovation

    International emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) has won the prestigious 2016 Alberta Export Award for Advanced Technology and Innovation after lifting annual export sales revenue 23.6 percent in 2016. Innova’s President and CEO Mr. Harry Wong said “Alberta’s abundance of intellectual talent and energy industry experience provides Innova with a ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Innova Global Wins Turnkey Building Projects Totaling Over $40M in 2016

    With the addition of our new Turnkey Building team based in Scottsdale, Arizona at the end of 2015, Innova launched its full scope, plant-wide, turnkey building supply and installation services.  Innova (formerly ATCO Emissions Management) now has the expertise to design, supply, execute and manage acoustic and non-acoustic industrial buildings from concrete pouring to interior finishing. ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Powered by Nature

    But turbines structures are large, expensive investments that require rigorous monitoring at every stage - from design and development to manufacturing and operating. Once a turbine is operational, its operator is responsible for troubleshooting to minimise costly downtime, repairs and optimising energy output, whilst ...

  • Hong Kong to introduce tax cuts for energy, waste & wastewater facilities

    Hong Kong will soon introduce one-off and accelerated tax cuts for environment-friendly machinery and installations, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Saturday. 'A 100-percent deduction under profits tax will be provided in the year of purchase for the capital expenditure incurred on the provision of eligible machinery,' a government spokesman said, referring to ...

  • Additional versions of the scrubber-drier Hakomatic B 45

    Within the range of Hako scrubber-driers the Hakomatic B 45 is the manoeuvrable and clearly laid out machine used to clean all non-textile floors. Two further models have now been added to complement the versions, which are already available: for use on larger areas the Hakomatic B 45 is now also available with a plate brush unit with a working width of 65 cm. In addition, for the cleaning of ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • Innova launched as new name for atco emissions management

    Innova Global Limited (Innova) has been selected as the new name for ATCO Emissions Management to better reflect the company’s innovative approach to developing products and providing industry leading solutions and services to our clients. “Innova is inspired by innovation-- the principle that has led to the launch of eight new products since 2009, complementing our complete acoustic ...


    By Innova Global Limited.

  • Link Engineering Company receives loyalty award

    Link Engineering Company has been working in partnership with Brüel & Kjær for more than ten years, and has bought over 160 PULSE data acquisition systems – with most of these being 6-channel modules. Alongside other products, Link Engineering Company produces dynamometers for testing brakes and chassis, primarily for the automotive industry, but also for airplanes, trains, ...

  • New Analyzers for NOx Amines

    ECO PHYSICS AG has developed new analyzers for measuring ammonia (NH3). The company’s 800 series allows for several different configurations, including different converters, heated sample inlets, pressure regulation and multiple reaction chambers. ECO PHYSICS even has the ability to provide two separate sample inlets for measuring gases from two separate sources with their dual inlet option. ...


    By ECO PHYSICS INC.

  • Hakomatic B 45 – the new generation of compact scrubber-driers

    Modular system to adapt to application conditionsHako presents the newly developed scrubber-drier generation Hakomatic B 45 for basic and maintenance cleaning of all non-textile floors. Flexible model range ...Based on one body there is a choice of seven versions available – economical with Powerflow or more comfortable with infinitely variable drive (forward and reverse). There are two working ...


    By Hako GmbH

  • ADT Demonstrates How to Achieve Increased Efficiency and Reduced Emissions for Standards Compliance at ASME Turbo Expo 2013

    Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite, will exhibit in Booth 818 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) ...


  • Cost Effective, High Channel Density Measurement Modules

    Brüel & Kjær launch world’s smallest 12-channel data analysis system Performing multi-channel noise and vibration testing is now much easier - and cost effective - with Brüel & Kjær’s unique 12-channel data analyser: LAN-XI Module Type 3053-B-120. Type 3053-B-120 is the only data analyser currently available ...

  • Meet Brüel & Kjær team at IMAC XXVIII

    Visitors at this year's IMAC will be able to discuss their measurement and analysis needs with Brüel & Kjær and LDS expert engineers - and see live demonstrations at stand number 107.During this four-day event - which takes place at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Florida, USA - Brüel & Kjær's live demonstrations will include distributed LAN-XI modules and PULSE/ PULSE Reflex ...

  • Eaton’s Hydrodynamic Seal Technology helps Pratt & Whitney advance fuel efficiency for Next-Generation PurePower® Jet

    On April 30, Pratt & Whitney successfully completed the first flight of the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine, which features hydrodynamic seal technology developed by diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation. Eaton’s hydrodynamic seals help reduce wear, friction and heat associated with conventional seals, allowing engines to run at higher pressures and ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • In Gear for a Sustainable Future

    For more than 20 years Hansen Transmissions has worked with Brüel & Kjær - and since 2002 Hansen has used Brüel & Kjær’s PULSE Data Acquisition and Analysis System platform for a range of applications from field measurements to R&D, Quality Control, Production Testing and Validation. ...

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