All articles for "Electricity"


Down-to-earth wind power

The growing popularity of wind power to produce electricity with a low carbon footprint has led to the installation of wind turbines that are bigger [...]
Engineering Competence

Bearings for North American and Brazilian wind industries

US-based Kaydon, part of the SKF Group, has secured a long-term agreement to supply slewing ring bearings to a major wind turbine manufacturer that [...]

A steady flow

The Swedish state-owned company Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity producers, with operations in the Nordic countries, Germany, France [...]
Condition monitoring,Electricity,Maintenance,Monitoring and diagnostic,Reliability,Sustainability,
Engineering Competence

Magnetic bearings boost turboexpander performance

SKF has signed a major contract to supply SKF S2M Ae magnetic bearings to Ukrainian turboexpander manufacturer Turbogaz. Nine sets, incorporating a [...]
Design,Electricity,Power Generation,
Engineering Competence

Harnessing the sea

Clean, green and almost limitless – the attributes of wave and tidal energy are extremely attractive to 21st century consumers. Now the hard work [...]
Bearings,Condition monitoring,Electricity,Lubrication Solutions,Marine,

Strategic partnerships

A range of new partnerships signed with global manufacturers will see more SKF products used in a wider range of wind turbines, helicopter engines [...]
Aerospace,Bearing units,Cars,Electricity,Engineering consultancy,Hub units,
Digital Technology

Wind powering the US

For more than 150 years, the United States has been drawing the bulk of its energy from below ground. But the country is increasingly looking for [...]
Condition monitoring,Electricity,Reliability,Wind,