The Wind Industry isn't as big as you'd assume. Our very own Dan Frantz hosts the Kurz Wind Podcast, where he interviews familiar faces or well-known companies within the Wind industry. If you have a passion for Winergy, want to earn a career within the Wind Industry, or just want to hear some great advice from people who are blazing their own trails in the fast-growing industry of Renewable Energy, this podcast is for you.
Kurz Wind Podcast Episode #14 – Exxon Mobil
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
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
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
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
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
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...]
Super interesting topics and deep dive into how Wind can Win! Wind energy fanatics, engineers, and technicians would love this content.