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GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) – What You Want to Know

An Introduction to GWO Basic Technical Training GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) is a 4-day long course offered at NRS Training Services. Consisting of three separate modules – mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic – it is designed to give a knowledge foundation to technicians and others working in or near wind turbines. By the end of[…]

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GWO 5 Basic Safety Training Modules – Sea Survival

Offshore wind is becoming a bigger source of renewable energy – whether that’s in Scotland or the USA. As the industry expands at sea, there will be greater demand for offshore workers. Compared to onshore, offshore work requires an extra GWO Basic Safety Training module – the Sea Survival module. Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety[…]

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ScotWind – The Bright New Future of Energy in Scotland

ScotWind was an auction held by the Crown Estate Scotland (CES) to sell seabed plots for offshore wind development projects. The registration and bidding took place last year, and the option agreements were announced in January. It’s the largest sale of seabed areas made by the Scottish Government (who oversee CES and gained the profits[…]

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What You Should Know About the WINDA ID

WINDA ID

What You Should Know About the WINDA ID The WINDA ID is a personal identification number that you are assigned upon registering in WINDA. It combines letters and digits representing your initials and a six-digit code plus two letters representing your nationality’s country. For instance, John Smith from Great Britain’s WINDA ID is JS123456GB. Training[…]

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Understanding the Duties of Offshore Wind Turbine Technicians

Understanding the Duties of Offshore Wind Turbine Technicians

Understanding the Duties of Offshore Wind Turbine Technicians The daily life for someone working in the offshore wind may be quite different from someone with a 9 and 5 desk job. While some people find it challenging to spend weeks—or months—away from home, offshore workers can benefit from more extended periods off work in between[…]

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What Are the Main Sources of Renewable Energy Today

Main Sources of Renewable Energy

What Are the Main Sources of Renewable Energy Today Renewable energy is taking the spotlight as an alternative to fossil fuels because of its almost zero carbon emissions. Countries across the world are exploring and investing in renewable energy to help preserve our planet for the health and safety of future generations. The Financial Times[…]

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What to Consider When Becoming a Wind Turbine Technician

What to Consider When Becoming a Wind Turbine Technician

What to Consider When Becoming a Wind Turbine Technician People have different callings in life. If you’re seeking a career that combines thrill and meaningful purpose, then becoming a wind turbine technician in the UK is one of the many fulfilling jobs you can explore. The challenge that comes with being a wind turbine technician[…]

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Will Offshore Wind Be the Future of Energy Sources

Will Offshore Wind Be the-Future of Energy Sources

Will Offshore Wind Be the Future of Energy Sources Wind generation has slowly gained the reputation of being one of the most reliable clean energy sources, and offshore wind has had the most significant jump. As such, many countries worldwide have been looking deeper into offshore wind generation as a significant source of power to[…]