Customer specific solutions for the wind industry

The wind industry energy sector today is faced with the challenge of meeting growing profitability requirements. Turbine manufacturers are continuously seeking ways to reduce the LCOE (levelized cost of energy). Weidmuller meets this demand with reliable components and customized solutions to cut down on capital and operational expenditures. Other trends include condition monitoring systems and data driven business models like Data Analytics. In these fields of automation and digitization Weidmuller is able to provide tried and tested solutions to reduce downtimes and increase yield.

Our solutions and product portfolio for wind turbines

As a reliable partner for the wind industry, our customers can be sure of:

Proven track record

Proven track record

For years we have been supporting our customers with a wide range of components and specific assemblies and monitoring solutions.

Customer-centric culture

Customer-centric culture

We know the political and economical requirements in the wind business and we want to be more than just a supplier - we want to be a partner.

Hands-on mentality

Hands-on mentality

The Weidmuller wind team is highly motivated to take care of customers projects during all phases of development and on site.

Global footprint

Global footprint

Thanks to our global orientation, we are very well suited to handle the requirements of our customers. From technical support to on-site delivery and services.

Fast prototyping

Fast prototyping

Our experienced engineering team uses modern development tools to quickly provide technical proposals and first prototypes to the customer.

Product highlights for Wind

Rotor blade monitoring with BLADEcontrol®

Your benefits at a glance

Cost efficiency, high revenues and plant safety are the most important factors in wind turbine operations. BLADEcontrol® continuously records the condition of each rotor blade individually and perceives even minor changes. The risk of expensive repairs is reduced, and the economic efficiency of the entire wind energy plant increases.

  • Operational optimization and life time extension
  • Increased turbine availability
  • Additional yield through reduced downtimes
  • Predictable repairs
  • Optimized turbine efficiency

Condition monitoring for bolted joints with TwinCap®

Your benefits at a glance

Detect anomalies in the bolted joints of your wind turbines. Our condition monitoring systems provide information about bolted joints and help to reduce maintenance and repair costs.

  • Detect critical bolt damages
  • Continuous monitoring 24/7
  • Additional yield through reduced downtimes
  • Predictable repairs

Tower LED Solutions

Your benefits at a glance

A ready-to-install solution for lighting, emergency lighting and power supply.

  • IP67 protection class
  • Cost and energy efficient
  • Vibration- and shock-resistant
  • Full power in an instant
  • Temperature-insensitive
  • Low power consumption

Customized solutions

Your benefits at a glance

Tailor-made products for your application. Our individually assembled enclosure solutions excel thanks to an intelligent combination of consulting, application expertise and industry know-how.

  • Concept elaboration
  • Prototyping
  • Circuit diagram preparation
  • Integration and testing
  • Mechanical construction
  • Serial production
  • Software development
  • After-Sales support

Electrical components for wind turbines

The benefits at a glance

We focus on innovative products that increase the performance and efficiency of wind turbines. Our product portfolio offers a wide range of solutions that master industry-specific challenges and at the same time make a positive contribution to the environment.

  • Connectivity
  • Electronics
  • Automation & Software
  • Workplace & Accessories
  • Assembly Service

Industrialization of wind power industry

Today, the wind energy sector is one of the fastest growing sources of electricities worldwide. Therefore, the wind industry faces the challenge of meeting increasing profitability requirements. This means that modern and future-proof plants must become increasingly cost-effective and reliable. To fulfill these market needs, Weidmuller offers customized automation solutions for the wind energy of the future. Whether as a complete package or individual components - explore our products and solutions:

  • Reduce downtimes of your plants through reliable and robust solutions
  • Increase the efficiency of your wind power plants
  • Reach your LCOE and lifetime extension goals

Our goal is not just to provide individual components, but to develop solution concepts that simplify work processes and enhance plant efficiency.

Hans Schlingmann, Vice President Wind Solutions

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