All articles for "Wind"

Digital Technology

Data to reduce the levelized cost of energy

Gearboxes and main bearings are critical components in wind turbines. Failure of these components can lead to lost revenue, high emergency repair [...]
Condition monitoring,Digitization,Online services,Wind,
Digital Technology

Improving wind turbine monitoring accuracy

Monitoring wind turbine operation is extremely challenging. Each turbine is subject to constant change due to the vagaries of the weather. As a [...]
Condition monitoring,Rotating equipment performance,Wind,
Engineering Competence
SKF's Windlub

Windlub system to support ERG

SKF’s Windlub centralized lubrication system for wind turbines is supporting ERG, Italy’s leading wind energy operator, in the roll-out of a fully [...]
Automation,Wind,
Engineering Competence
NREL Wind Turbines

Testing for the future

Wind turbines are becoming an increasingly common sight across the United States as wind energy grows. Now the challenge is to keep them operating as [...]
Bearings,Wind,
Engineering Competence
SKF spherical roller bearings for wind

SKF and NREL work to improve wind turbine reliability

SKF has entered a three-year collaboration with the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to study the performance of [...]
Condition monitoring,Engineering Competence,Manufacturing,Wind,
Archive
Esbjerg, Denmark, is an important location for the European wind industry.

The winds of Danes

For years the Danish port of Esbjerg was known for its ferry connections to England and as an export hub for traditional agricultural exports such as [...]
Monitoring and diagnostics,Wind,
Industry

Harnessing the wind at sea

Offshore wind power is one of the most promising sources of renewable energy. In France, an innovative programme is under way: the installation of an [...]
Monitoring and diagnostics,Wind,