Kurz Wind Division Blog

Kurz Wind Energy Blog and News

  • Life of a Wind Turbine Tech - Life of a Wind Turbine Tech If you’ve ever taken a road trip across the state, you’ve probably seen wind turbines before. These huge pinwheels located in wide-open spaces are responsible for electricity generation without any coal involved. With three blades that continually spin, wind is quickly converted into electrical energy that’s used by cities... View Article
  • How Wind Turbines Produce Electricity - How Wind Turbines Produce Electricity Tall and sleek towers might stretch several hundred feet in the air as you explore a wide-open region. These structures have rotating blades at the top that look just like desktop fans. You’re looking at the future of sustainable energy in the form of wind turbines. These structures have a... View Article
  • How Solar Inverters Work - How Solar Inverters Work In the 21st century, it’s almost impossible to go through life without seeing a solar panel. These photovoltaic devices appear benign as they rest on a residential roof. You may have seen grand arrays out in the desert too. Each one of these panels generates electricity courtesy of the sun. There... View Article
  • Home Wind Systems - Is A Small Wind System Right For Your Home? Posted on August 15, 2019 by Kurz Industrial Solutions Each year, the price of electricity rises for homeowners in the US. Between higher electricity bills and the environmental benefits that renewable energy provides, many homeowners are turning to residential wind energy to lower the cost of... View Article
  • Largest Offshore Windfarm - The World’s Largest Offshore Windfarm Posted on October 14, 2019 by Kurz Industrial Solutions In the global fight against climate change, people are doing what they can to reduce their impact on the environment. Wind energy, which is a popular form of renewable energy, is taking the lead in reducing dependency on fossil fuels and... View Article
  • Wind Turbine Intricacies - 12 Intricacies of a Wind Turbine Posted on November 11, 2019 by Kurz Industrial Solutions To many people, a wind turbine looks much like a mechanical flower, complete with a sturdy base and petal-like blades. While the turbine’s sleek design looks simple from the outside, there’s actually a complex mechanical system inside the turbine that... View Article
  • Wind Turbine Lifespan - How Long Does a Wind Turbine Last? Posted on December 5, 2019 by Kurz Industrial Solutions Given their massive size, it’s logical to think that a wind turbine will last forever. Unfortunately, even a wind turbine won’t last forever. Wind turbines, as with any form of technology, are not designed to last indefinitely. As technology... View Article
  • German Town Ditching Traditional Electricity - This German Town Pulls the Plug on Traditional Electricity Posted on January 13, 2020 by Kurz Industrial Solutions It’s common to hear of homes going off the grid. But entire towns? The city of Bordesholm in Germany recently made renewable energy news as the first city in the world to disconnect from the grid. The... View Article
  • Nations Largest Array - NV Energy Gears up for 2020 with the Nation’s Largest Array Posted on February 10, 2020 by Kurz Industrial Solutions There’s a saying that everything is bigger and better in Texas. But as recent renewable energy news shows, that saying can extend to Nevada, too. In 2019, state regulators gave one of the top energy... View Article
  • Wind Turbine Hydraulics - Hydraulics in Wind Turbines Posted on September 12, 2019 by Kurz Industrial Solutions   You may be familiar with wind power and hydraulics. Initially, these two things might appear to be unrelated. But the wind industry actually uses hydraulics in many applications. Wind turbines actually rely on hydraulics to produce the density and provide the... View Article