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Wind farms are known to be particularly exposed during thunderstorms and workers on site are prone to lightning strikes. Thunderstorm warning systems are widely used to prevent lightning related accidents. The article on page 7 outlines how lightning locating systems can provide an early warning. apply safety procedures. (Image courtesy Xavier Delorme,  Stormchaser)

Publisher's Note

Wind industry breaks records in Europe and offshore wind industry eyes Taiwan

Features

Sheltering from Thunderstorms
By Stéphane Schmitt, Meteorage, France

Artificial Intelligence Based Blade Inspection
By Whitney Weller and Kevin Wells, AirFusion, USA

Making the Turbines Themselves Recyclable
By Liz Entman, Vanderbilt University and Emily King, Hannah Jay, and Robin Pate, IACMI – The Composites Institute, USA

Reduction of Radar Cross Section of Wind Turbines
By Jari Jekkonen, Veijo Kangas, Pasi Moilanen and Marko Luukkainen, Morphona, Finland

Windtech Future

Turbine OEMs with Product Portfolio Diversity are Most Successful in US Wind Market
By Philip Totaro, CEO of Totaro & Associates, USA

View from Inside

US Wind Power Pushing New Frontiers
By Hannah Hunt, Deputy Director, Electricity Policy & Demand, AWEA, USA

News

Company News

Projects and Contracts

Product News

Industry News

 

Cover Windtech International April May 2018 

Supported by:

AirFusion

All Energy 2018

Deutsche Windtechnik

Grid Integration Week

IACMI

Meteorage

Moog

Morphona

ProfEC Ventus

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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