Author: Colin P

WIND TURBINES DESIGNS - The World's Most Amazing Windmills Designs

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A journey through the evolution of the most spectacular wind turbines designs in the world Looking for an environmentally friendly energy source while looking gracious, aesthetic and beautiful? This article is a journey through the evolution of the most spectacular WIND TURBINES DESIGNS in the world. The answer is blowing in the wind! Wind turbines […]

The End for Mechanical Gearboxes?

The End for Mechanical Gearboxes?

Turbines are big sturdy beasts. They should be robust and able to stand a lot of what the elements can throw at them. But even the best of them needs maintenance from time-to-time.  And then there’s the unexpected freak gust of wind. An unexpected gust can stress the mechanical gearbox of the turbine to such […]

What is a Suction Bucket Jacket??

What is a Suction Bucket Jacket??

 Does it sound like something you’d need in your loft water tank, or maybe something to fix a leak in your plumbing system? No. The Suction Bucket Jacket is something which could profoundly affect the offshore wind industry. DONG Energy has collaborated with the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to bring about an innovative […]