Kurz Wind Division Blog

Kurz Wind Energy Blog and News

  • 3 ways windmills are good for the environment - Wind energy is quickly becoming one of the most popular and dominant sources of power in the world. Wind power continues to appear more frequently in the US each year, and wind projects also continue to emerge around the world. Wind-powered systems have many benefits for individuals who set up small-scale operations on their properties... View Article
  • 15 Windiest Cities in America - When considering what the weather is like in a specific location, most people account for annual days of sunshine, precipitation, and humidity. However, most people don’t think about wind. Wind is an important factor to consider when you are choosing a place to live or even planning a vacation. To help you out, Kurz Wind... View Article
  • 3 advantages of wind farms - From saving money on utility bills to providing a source of clean and regularly accessible power, there are many great reasons to consider wind energy for electricity. Kurz Wind has all the details on what makes wind a viable option for power production. Whether you’re planning to tap into the power of wind energy for... View Article
  • What countries are the leaders in wind energy? - Around the world, wind is one of the most popular types of renewable energy. Wind-based electricity is only increasing in usage as countries and governments at the local, state, and federal levels strive to meet carbon targets. Some countries have already emerged as leaders in the area of wind energy production with a high volume... View Article
  • 3 Things to Know about Des-Case Breathers - Des-Case is a leading name in the breather industry. In fact, the company was the first to produce a desiccant breather, which is still widely used in the wind industry today. For decades, Des-Case has partnered with leading global manufacturing companies to produce and deliver quality products. Kurz Wind has all the details you need... View Article
  • 2021 Wind Scholarship Winners - The Results Are In… This year, for the first time ever, we have chosen four winners for the 2021 Kurz Industrial Solutions Wind Scholarship Fund. Each will earn $1,000 towards their college education within the Renewable Energy Sector. We are pleased to announce Britt Owen of the Technical University of Denmark, Jacob Schempp of Lake... View Article
  • What is the process of energy transfer in wind turbines? - Whether you’re simply curious to learn how a wind turbine produces energy or you’re considering installing a wind system on your property, you can learn all about how turbines work and how they transfer energy through Kurz Wind. The helpful Kurz staff can tell you about how wind turbines produce, transfer, and use electricity, which... View Article
  • What is the function of a slip ring? - If you’re wondering what slip rings are and when or why you might use them, Kurz Wind has the details. Slip rings, which are also called collector rings, electric swivels, or rotary electrical joints, are devices found in some alternating current (AC) motors. Their design and function varies based on their intended use. However, they... View Article
  • How will wind energy be used in the future? - Wind energy is one of the most common types of renewable energy. Experts predict its popularity will increase even more in the future. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) estimates that by 2050, wind power might account for up to 35% of the world’s energy needs, which translates to 6,000 gigawatts.   Future Uses of... View Article
  • Importance of generating renewable energy - From health to economic stability, there are many benefits of wind power and other types of renewable energy. Wind is one of the most popular forms of alternative energy, and for a number of good reasons. Along with promoting energy independence and energy security, wind power reduces the risk of oil spills and imported fossil... View Article