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19 November 2014 Training & Education

Students taking a course on renewable energy at Holyoke Community College visited the Wind Energy Center at UMass Amherst on Monday, where they toured a wind engineering research laboratory and met with Fellows in the IGERT Offshore Wind Energy Program. The students, who have been meeting many stakeholders in the renewable energy industry, had many […]

26 June 2014 Technology

Most mechanical constructions that are 14 meters long, 8 meters tall and weigh 78 metric tons are not described as fast or flexible. Especially when the thing it lifts is 75 meters long and weighs 25 metric tons. Then again, the new B75 lifting yoke from the Siemens Wind Power Division is no average construction. […]

12 June 2012

Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvering and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer. Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which […]

9 February 2012

A newly developed hydraulic lifting yoke from Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has been tested in the world’s largest offshore wind turbine park, London Array. The new way of handling offshore wind turbine foundations is much faster, cheaper and more secure. It no longer needs to take an hour to get ready to lift the […]

1 January 2018 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

In this video, Siemens Gamesa navigates you through the installation process of the offshore wind turbines. Get up close and personal with these behemoths and see how they come together at sea.

12 June 2014 Technology

Latest version of popular laser positioning system, now produced at Renishaw’s UK assembly facility, includes new control software for increased reliability of single-target tracking.  The new Fanbeam laser radar sensor from Renishaw’s Spatial Measurement division provides repetitive, high-accuracy dynamic positioning (DP) to offshore support vessels (OSV) and other marine structures. This next-generation system adds greater […]

18 September 2012 Technology

Danish based Fyns Kran Udstyr has developed a hydraulic yoke that makes lifting, maneuvring and mounting wind turbine nacelles quicker and safer. Wind turbines present a viable source of energy, but lifting and handling the large wind turbine nacelles requires finesse. Assembling the wind turbines can be a difficult venture without the proper equipment which […]

19 July 2012 Business & Finance

Following approval yesterday by the Board of Directors, ScottishPower has today outlined plans to develop a new 14 storey office headquarters in Glasgow City Centre. The 220,000sq ft development will support the Company’s continued UK growth, acting as a hub for delivering the significant planned UK investment over the coming years. ScottishPower anticipates work on the […]

20 December 2011 Technology

Liftra strives to set a new standard in blade installation with the development of the Blade Dragon.   The Blade Dragon is a remote controlled yoke that handles blades in wind speeds up to 12 m/s for installation on the hub in all positions. Liftra is recognized by international wind turbine industry as a professional […]