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Aerones, a Latvia-based company that specializes in building heavy-lifting drones, created a drone solution for wind turbine maintenance. Using drones to clean or defrost the blades enables maintenance crews to complete these tasks faster and in a much safer way. Next UpShows ...

The federal certification is a seal of approval customers looking for when buying turbineS, said Ken Kotalik, director of global sales and operations for Primus, which has been selling its small wind turbines since 1995 and currently has 14 employees. “Certification is a big thing in the wind industry, because ...
In his labs in Conenor, Vilkki has already produced samples of wood composite extrusion profiles containing 20% FRP waste from wind turbines. While these still need more thorough testing, early results show that these could well be used in lightweight construction applications. According to TUDelft, a ...
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (SGRE.MC) has secured an agreement to supply seven turbines at a wind farm in Tenerife, Spain, the company said on Tuesday. Siemens Gamesa said it will install its SG 2.6-144 turbines at the Chimiche II wind farm, which has been developed by Iberdrola SA ...
Detection, deterrent system will help eagles, wind turbines coexist better. Date: March 19, 2018; Source: Oregon State University; Summary: Researchers have taken ... Congcong Hu, Roberto Albertani, Robert M. Suryan. Wind turbine sensor array for monitoring avian and bat collisions. Wind Energy, 2018; 21 (4): 255 DOI: ...
The amount of power that is expected to come from the wind turbine is the equivalent of about 80 percent of the authority's electric usage. McCarvill hopes that with new heating and air conditioning equipment and controls in the Dunkin' Donuts Center and the convention center, the output from the turbine ...
Today, however, human-made structures like skyscrapers, cell phone towers, and wind turbines reach into the sky, creating unseen obstacles for birds in flight. When a downward-looking bird runs headfirst into a wind turbine, it dies almost instantly. “That risk is not evenly spread across the world.
The math on wind turbines is pretty simple: Bigger is better. Specifically .... I called Ben Hoen, a research scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to get the latest numbers on wind turbine sizes. (He stresses ... In 2017, Hoen told me, US wind turbines had an average rotor diameter of 367 feet.


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