Part Two: Transhield Equipment Covers Deliver Vital Equipment Protection for Wind Turbine Transportation

January 17, 2017 / in Protective Covers, Wind Energy / by Mindy Kruggel

In part one of our two-part series on the wind energy sector, we looked at the logistical challenges associated with the increasingly large equipment required to build wind turbines.  With wind energy providing nearly two percent of U.S. energy consumption and growing rapidly, efficiently transporting and protecting wind turbine equipment is essential for industry expansion.

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Topics: Protective Covers, Wind Energy

Part One: Advanced Wind Energy Technology Requires Innovative Logistics Solutions

January 11, 2017 / in Wind Energy / by Mindy Kruggel

Over the past decade, land-based wind turbines have dramatically increased in both height and overall size. Technology advancements have resulted in sophisticated blade designs that are longer and lighter than ever before. This, along with the manufacturing cost reduction associated with economies of scale, has decreased the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for wind turbines, making them a more attractive energy solution.

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Topics: Wind Energy

 

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Transhield is the maker of custom protective coverings for the industrial, marine, military, automotive, and wind energy markets. Our corporate offices are located in Elkhart, Indiana where we design and render custom covers as well as engineer and test new fabric formulas in our state-of-the-art laboratory.

 

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