Article - 11 Sep 2009
This article outlines the importance of using lubricants in wind turbines to improve efficiency as well as increase service life.
Article - 29 Apr 2004
Many wind tubine generator projects are rejected because those using metal blades reflect radar and interfere with air traffic control. Thus, QinetiQ are working to develop glass fibre reinforced...
Article - 31 Oct 2003
The Fraunhofer Institute of Silica Research have embedded small diameter piezoelectric fibres into a polymer matrix to make sensors that can record mechanical loads in three directions. Posted August...
Article - 12 May 2003
In response to a UK government paper indicating they would like to reduce CO2 emissions by 60%, a seminar concluded that it would only be possible using new materials. A summary of the seminar is...
News - 7 Feb 2018
Researchers are taking inspiration from an unlikely source, the ocean, to design more aerodynamic machines.
A team of evolutionary biologists and engineers at Harvard University, in partnership...
News - 19 Apr 2013
Sirius Integrator is announcing the new WindKinetic Polar 50w Wind Turbine Generator and our North American distribution agreement. The Polar 50w is a 12v or 24v battery charger that is designed and...
News - 2 Sep 2008
In his PhD, Jesús López Taberna put forward two protection techniques so that wind generators continue to be operative despite breaks in electricity supply
To provide a solution to the...
News - 29 Nov 2005
American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC), a leading electricity solutions company, today announced a follow-on order for its proprietary PowerModule-based wind turbine generator control systems from...
News - 19 Jul 2005
Engineers at the University of Alberta have created a wind energy generator that they hope people will one day be able to use to power their own homes.
"We have developed a simple, reliable,...
Wind turbine gearboxes present key reliability issues, resulting in great interest in the present development of gearless direct-drive wind energy systems. Offering high reliability, high efficiency...