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Visit High Wind at Wind Energy Hamburg 2016

High Wind will be exhibiting at the Wind Energy Hamburg event 27 – 30 September 2016. Beat the high winds High Wind has developed a unique intelligent guidance system – the Boom Lock – that allows an offshore crane to install wind turbine components at high wind speeds. Built to help reduce weather downtime during installation, the […]

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Safe lifting of the industry’s longest offshore blades

The Boom Lock© system by High Wind increases wind limits and accelerates installation processes of increasingly larger wind turbine components. LM Wind Power and Adwen announced earlier this week the world’s longest blade, an 88.4-metre blade specifically designed for Adwen’s 8MW turbine. LM Wind Power’s CEO Marc de Jong called it an extraordinary example of […]

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Interview: The boom in offshore

With offshore wind installations growing in size, scope and depth, the industry needs every advantage that new developments in technology can offer. High Wind and the Boom Lock system is focusing on increasing the wind limits during load-out and installation of wind turbines and at the same time increasing control and safety. The Boom Lock […]

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Event: “Boom Lock, From Idea to Reality”

On Tuesday June 16th, High Wind together with Bachmann Electronic, Bakker Sliedrecht and Conrollab organize a joint event in Rotterdam on “Model Based Engineering”. The successful completion of the Boom Lock was the motive to organize this event. The Boom Lock is a device that controls the movements of the crane hook and the suspended […]

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Highwind is decreasing costs in Scotland offshore wind farm

Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, today announced that its 448 megawatt offshore wind farm in Scotland will use our Boomlock technology to decrease costs, reduce construction and operational risk, improve safety and ultimately provide the cheapest electricity ever produced by a UK offshore wind farm. You can read the full article on the […]

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Press release: Commercialisation of the Boom Lock

Most important innovation in wind turbine installation in years drastically increases safety and allows double digit cost reduction High Wind NV is proud to announce the start of the commercialisation of its Boom Lock© allowing the safe installation of all wind turbine components in winds of up to 15 m/s. The first Boom Lock© was […]

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