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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #14 – Exxon Mobil

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #14 – Exxon Mobil
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In this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we had on Jack Smodic – National Account Sales Executive Industrial Lubricants – and Michael Blumenfeld – Research Associate Lubricants Technology – to discuss all things lubrication in Wind. Our deep dive covered: Basic principles of Wind Turbine lubrication. What makes Wind a challenging application to service. [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast #16 – Freqcon Ultracapacitors

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Kurz Wind Podcast #16 – Freqcon Ultracapacitors
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On this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, Dan Frantz sits down with Klaus Harder, Business Development manager of Freqcon GMBH, the manufacturer of the 20 and 30NM Ultracapacitors for GE turbines. Some of what we covered: Klaus discusses his initial introduction to the industry when he was 15 years old while riding his bicycle [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast #15 – Gearbox Express

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Kurz Wind Podcast #15 – Gearbox Express
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  In this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we sit down with John McKay, VP of Operations at Gearbox Express, to discuss everything from his introduction to the Wind Industry to the processes that makes Gearbox Express successful in the industry. Some of the questions we go over: What is John’s introduction to the [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast #13 – Sam Tasker of WindEsco

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Kurz Wind Podcast #13 – Sam Tasker of WindEsco
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On this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we had on Sam Tasker, Vice President of Sales, who has a decorated background with many different owner/operators and OEM’s in the Wind Industry. During our discussion, we cover topics such as: – AEP vs. Nameplate capacity of a Wind Turbine Generator. – How they are revolutionizing [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #12: Avtron

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #12: Avtron
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  Nidec-Avtron is a leading manufacturer of encoders and tachometers in the Wind Power space.  With thousands of units installed in towers across the globe, they’re on the cutting edge of design, performance, and reliability for your Wind Turbines. In this episode, we cover: The AV56 Generation 3 Pitch Encoder design and upgrades. How to [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast #11: mCloud Technologies

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Kurz Wind Podcast #11: mCloud Technologies
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  Take Care of Your Wind Turbines Like You Would a Patient! In this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we interview David Hartwell, Vice President of Sales, Asset Care and Wind, mCloud Technologies, to discuss how AI, Performance Analytics, Machine Learning, and Big Data are changing the way Wind Owner/Operator’s run their sites and [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast #10: Parker Hannifin

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Kurz Wind Podcast #10: Parker Hannifin
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In this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we were joined by Tom Ulery of Parker Hannifin. Tom works out of Cleveland, Ohio and is a massive Lebron James and Post Malone fan.  Tom has been at Parker for 39 years and currently holds the role of Business Development Manager for Renewables. Here is what [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #9: Poseidon Systems

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #9: Poseidon Systems
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  Stephen Steen is the Vice President of Industrial IoT for Poseidon Systems.  In this episode of the Kurz Wind Podcast, we take a explore the following questions: Who is Stephen Steen? Can you tell me more about Poseidon Systems for the Wind Industry? What technologies does Condition Monitoring replace? What is Online Oil Condition [read more…]

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #8: HOVE Americas

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #8: HOVE Americas
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Episode 8 of the Kurz Wind Podcast features Maja Jorgensen, sales manager for North America with HOVE Americas. HOVE Americas is known for its trusted maintenance for wind turbines, cement factories, shipping terminals. Quality lubrication and grease cartridges. Listen here!

Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #7: GE Renewable Energy

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Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #7: GE Renewable Energy
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Episode 7 of the Kurz Wind Podcast features Ben Hart of GE Renewable Energy. Ben is a seasoned veteran within the Wind Industry and has been working with GE Renewable Energy for over 3 years. GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and [read more…]