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Bladefender: the wind turbine blade repair system

One of the more challenging things about operating and maintaining wind turbines is having to work your schedule around the weather. It’s a particular problem when there is repair work that desperately needs to be…

Wind turbines in the Gulf of Mexico

Offshore wind turbines may become the primary source of renewable energy for gulf-bordering states. Studies conducted by the NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) indicate that wind energy may be the best renewable energy source for…

The role of big data in the wind energy industry

Big data is playing a significant role in optimizing and regulating the wind energy industry, along with the broader renewable energy sector in general. Here is a breakdown of why big data is becoming such…

Leverage predictive maintenance in wind turbines

According to a study by DeLoitte, wind turbine operators are set for significant growth over the next few years as governments increase their investments in renewable energy. As business improves for the wind energy industry, the…

The leading causes of wind turbine bearing failures

There is evidence that consistent wind turbine maintenance and modern manufacturing practices can help prevent wind turbine bearing failures. However, sometimes, despite regular maintenance and inspections, these failures still manage to take place and often…

What the future of wind turbines looks like

According to statistics supplied by the American Wind Energy Association, wind turbines generated around 7.2% of the country’s electricity in 2019. That works out to the equivalent of powering 27.5 million homes! Wind energy is already a…