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Explanations

Welcome New Customer!

Fluitec Wind has been growing its database and customers at an annual rate of 200%: we are doubling every 6 months. We now have greater than 5,000 turbines, or 30,000 years of data. In effect we have been monitoring wind turbines since the Middle Paleolithic Era! A great fact about the Fluitec Wind model is that our existing customers benefit from each new turbine that is added to the database….

Product Launch

Consulting Services: Free to all Existing Customers

Fluitec Wind takes existing data streams from wind turbines and converts them into best practices and recommendations. The task of taking years of disparate data streams within an organization and converting them to apples to apples comparison is a tremendous task. Doing this across multiple organizations to create standards is an order of magnitude more difficult. But when this is completed, as Fluitec Wind has done, the aggregated data has…

Business Model

Our Business Model: M2M is the new C2C

For generations businesses have either been B2B or B2C. Either the business sold to another business, or to a consumer. For instance, Foxconn, the manufacturer of iPads, is a B2B company that sells it’s services to Apple, a B2C firm. This has been the general dichotomy of large firms since the industrial revolution. The internet blew open this framework. Some of the fastest growing and largest companies can be considered…

Explanations

A Focus on Key Components

Wind turbines exist in some of the harshest and most variable environments. For good reason. It’s windy there. Therefore these complicated pieces of machinery need to compensate for this variability. A key way to do so is very similar to riding a bike. A geared bike. A benefit of having gears on a bike is that you can peddle at a somewhat constant force yet compensate for the terrain. When…

Press Release

Article in Windpower Engineering & Development

Check out an article on our technology at Windpower Engineering & Development: http://www.windpowerengineering.com/design/mechanical/gearboxes/how-big-data-tools-can-lower-om-costs/ Excerpts are below: How big-data tools can lower O&M costs October 29, 2012 Amar Pradhan, COO, Fluitec Wind, www.fluitecwind.com Every day, people create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that IBM estimates that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. This data comes from everywhere: sensors…

Business Model

Analytics: Data Mining vs. The World

Fluitec Wind has been working with Sandia National Labs for the last few months to understand the benefits and possibilities of applying big data methods to wind turbine data streams. In summation we at Fluitec Wind have produced the following chart which neatly summarizes our findings: We measure effectiveness of methods by the “error” that they produce. Linear Regression is a stand-in for the standard best practice statistical methods utilized….

Awards

Fluitec Wind Gets $3.3m in Funding from N.J.’s Board of Public Utilities

NEW JERSEY—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), through its Clean Energy Manufacturing Fund (CEMF), has closed on $3.3 million in financing to support Fluitec Wind, a technologies manufacturer that works to reduce the cost of operating wind turbines. “Last September, I was pleased to welcome Fluitec to Jersey City, and today’s news is evidence that the company continues to thrive in New Jersey,” said Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno….

Awards

Fluitec Wind wins People’s Choice Award at Castrol InnoVentures Competition

LONDON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Fluitec continues its global recognition as a top cleantech company as it wins the People’s Choice Award at the Castrol 20/20 competition held at the Google Campus in London. The Castrol 20/20 initiative is a global competition to help Castrol identify bold, new potential billion dollar businesses. Out of an estimated 500 total companies, Fluitec’s Wind subsidiary was selected as a top 5 finalist…