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HOW PREPARED IS MAINTENANCE FOR THE FUTURE? 

The wind energy industry is facing major challenges because the global agenda for climate protection and supply security…

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MAKING A BALANCED DECISION ON WHETHER TO USE DRONES OR ROPE ACCESS TECHNOLOGY

Advances in technology are making it possible to inspect rotor blades using automated…

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Effective immediately, Sofiane Lesbet has been appointed to be the new Managing Director of Deutsche Windtechnik's successfully growing French unit. He has been…

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We are very happy to announce that the new company website has been online since this morning. We are an extremely multifaceted company with many country-specific…

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Serrations are sawtooth-shaped structures on rotor blades that reduce the noise level of a wind turbine. As a result, nearby residential areas are protected from…

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Mark Youhill is a service technician and specialist for Senvion technology at Deutsche Windtechnik in Goole. He is an enthusiastic pilot and tells us about the…

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Many old turbines are currently still connected to the grid – and not just because of a lack of building permits for repowering. Thanks to persistently high electricity…

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Kieran Hopkinson, who was born in Scotland, lives in the Netherlands and performs underwater inspections for Deutsche Windtechnik. We were interested to hear what he does…

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In a PR published by the UK government in October 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces the zero-emissions-target until 2050. The officials specify that offshore…

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If the market electricity price increases, interest in operating turbines beyond their usual service life of 20 years also increases. But is lifetime extension always…

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During the night between April 11 and 12, Deutsche Windtechnik's IT systems were targeted by a cyber attack. As we previously reported, we were able to reactivate the…

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Software needs to be secure, intuitive to use and accessible from anywhere on any device. In short: IT simply has to work. At least that is our basic expectation as…

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As of January 1, 2022, Deutsche Windtechnik is now servicing three MHI sites for its new client Eurus Energy America Corporation (“Eurus Energy”) located in Texas and…

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Deutsche Windtechnik has been looking for answers to this exciting question since August 2020 as part of a research project. With the support of Wirtschaftsförderung und…

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EuroCape New Energy France SAS has been developing, constructing and operating wind and solar energy projects for more than 10 years now. The company has erected 260 MW…

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Our experience increasingly shows that many wind farms that no longer receive compensation under the EEG in the German market are still in good technical condition. There…

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The foundations of offshore wind turbines are the most important basis for safe operation. The extreme wear and tear caused by currents and waves, movements in the…

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The wind energy industry is facing big challenges because the global agenda for climate protection and the energy transition will require a significant expansion of wind…

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Electronic spare parts are part of our everyday work at Deutsche Windtechnik. Quality, costs and availability are important factors for operating wind turbines reliably…

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Whether it was the European Football Championships, the Tour de France or the Olympic Games – during this summer's major sporting events, you finally had the opportunity…

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During the 2020/21 winter season (October 2020 – April 2021), Deutsche Windtechnik successfully implemented a new service concept for multibrand operations by helicopter…

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OutSmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Windtechnik, has been providing monitoring and marine coordination around the clock for a turbine portfolio of 3.7 GW…

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Together with Wirtschaftsförderung und Technologietransfer Schleswig-Holstein GmbH, Deutsche Windtechnik's software development department is working on a project called…

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Thanks to our hygiene measures and our own corona testing facilities, operations at the Deutsche Windtechnik Training Center have continued uninterrupted since the first…

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The motion detector on your carport and an Aircraft Detection Light System (ADLS) have a lot in common: Their purpose is to light up the darkness at the right moment for…

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Deutsche Windtechnik's Spanish unit has been responsible for full maintenance for thirty Gamesa G97 wind turbines since March 2021. Service for this type of turbine is…

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For Future Day 2021, Deutsche Windtechnik together with wpd and wpd windmanager opened their virtual doors on 22 April to give schoolchildren an insight into the…

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We can all relate: Often it's not what you do but how you do it that matters most. This applies to many areas, including our day-to-day dealings with one another, when…

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Mirko Brandt started as a warehouse worker at Deutsche Windtechnik in September 2015, mainly because the workplace was close to the town he lived in. At the time, he…

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From damage assessment to commissioning in twelve weeks
Deutsche Windtechnik currently has almost 500 Enercon turbines under service contracts. Replacing the rear main…

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The success of wind energy is due in particular to dynamic companies such as Deutsche Windtechnik. Matthias Brandt and his team have always succeeded in recognising…

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Deutsche Windtechnik has proven its ability to successfully carry out underwater inspections with ROVs in offshore clustering projects over a period of several years.

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Deutsche Windtechnik is expecting an increased volume of orders for dismantling projects in the coming year. "Two factors are decisive," said Lars Vogler, the leading…

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The development of Deutsche Windtechnik is closely connected to Klaus Meier. Together with Gernot Blanke he founded the wpd group and after some experience with service…

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In these pandemic-dominated times, it's easy for positive news to get lost in the background. But good news does still happen, as this major anniversary for Deutsche…

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Currently, one of the top issues in the wind industry is solutions for retrofitting wind turbines with Aircraft Detection Light Systems (ADLS). As early as 2019, Deutsche…

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As already reported in the 02/2020 issue of luftpost, the rotor blade experts at Deutsche Windtechnik kicked off the year with new Terra lifting platform technology. The…

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The month of September is not just another month for the wind industry. Fans of wind energy intuitively know that one of the most important trade fairs in the wind…

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Ground-based winch system (dis)assembles large components

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As part of the of restructuring of psm, Deutsche Windtechnik is acquiring psm's service business. psm WindService GmbH & Co. KG will retain its name for the time being…

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The comprehensive contact and travel restrictions as well as the closing down of production and training facilities caused by the coronavirus pandemic are forcing society…

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The name Fuhrländer is well known in the wind industry. Before Jürgen Fuhrländer switched to the service sector as managing director of GFW Gesellschaft für…

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Pressure tanks in the nacelle and hub of wind turbines must be capable of withstanding severe stresses. They ensure that the hydraulic pitch regulator (blade adjustment)…

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