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2014-09-17 08:22:45

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Wind Turbine Gearbox and Direct-Drive Systems, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Gearbox Refurbishments, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Wind Turbine Gearbox and Direct-Drive Systems, 2014 Update - Global Market Size, Gearbox Refurbishments, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" is the latest report, the industry analysis specialists that offer...

2014-09-16 12:23:13

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global vertical axis wind turbine industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications,...

2014-09-15 12:22:22

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Green Energy LLC (CGE) said today the U.S. Patent Office has issued the company a patent that covers the WIND e20® vertical axis wind turbine. The patent for invention number 8,823,199 is for a fluid driven turbine that uses a rotor which rotates at an axis transverse to the fluid flow. "The WIND e20® is the face of distributed wind power in the future," said Bryan Zaplitny, president and CEO of CGE. Wind-powered electrical...

2014-09-14 12:20:31

DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Wind Turbine Casting Industry" reports to its research database. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145717 "2014 Market Research Report on Global Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Industry" is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Vertical Axis Wind Turbine...

2014-09-06 08:20:20

BERWICK, Pa., Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected Unit 2 from the regional electric grid Saturday (9/6) to inspect its turbine blades. Data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine indicates that a few turbine blades may have developed small cracks. "Our decision to shut down Unit 2 at this time, based on the vibration data, reflects our continuing commitment to the plant's...

2014-08-31 23:00:45

Traditional Technology Flowmeters are holding their own in the worldwide flowmeter market Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 A new research study from Flow Research, Volume X: The World Market for Flowmeters, 5th Edition (http://www.flowvolumex.com), finds that the worldwide traditional technology flowmeter market totaled $2.7 billion in 2013 and is projected to grow to exceed $3.3 billion by 2018. Traditional technology flowmeters include differential pressure, positive displacement,...

2014-07-28 12:23:59

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A wind turbine rotor blade is fundamental component of a wind turbine. The rotor forms the central part of the turbine and consists of multiple rotor blades attached to a hub. The rotor blades act as a motor in the turbine and extract energy by capturing wind energy and...

2014-07-05 20:20:23

BERWICK, Pa., July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Saturday (7/5). Operators conservatively shut down the unit June 25 based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few turbine blades developed small cracks. As with past turbine inspections, plant staff found that the data accurately reflected the status of the blades...

2014-07-04 16:20:33

DUBLIN, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9b3whm/global_wind) has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Gearbox Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A gearbox is used in a wind turbine to increase the rotational speed from a low-speed rotor to a higher speed electrical generator. The gearbox in the wind turbine does not change gears; it has a single gear ratio...

2014-06-30 23:01:44

Product improvements and a large installed base are helping the turbine flowmeter market hold its own in a turbulent market. Cost advantages and a wide variety of applications are keeping the turbine flowmeter market competitive with other meters, finds a recent Flow Research study. Wakefield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Continued product improvements and a large installed base are helping the turbine flowmeter market hold its own in a turbulent market. Turbine flowmeter revenues...


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