Wind Power

Wind Turbine & Generator Repair

IPS provides dedicated wind repair services, field services and distribution for fleet owners and operators across North America. We back everything — wind generator repair, generator unit exchange, up-tower or in-shop service and repair with one standard for safety, quality, service, repair procedures and commercial terms.

More efficiency and added value

Our single-source wind turbine service capabilities make owning or managing wind power fleets more predictable and profitable. To discuss our in-shop and up-tower services for your wind assets, talk to your regional IPS sales representative or contact us.

Specializing in:
  • In-shop wind generator repair
  • Up-tower wind turbine repair
  • Predictive and preventive maintenance
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Pre end-of-warranty inspections
  • Wind generator exchange units
  • Wind turbine parts sales

In-shop wind generator repair

We continue to define and document best practices and repair standards for the wind industry, leveraging our experience with wind turbine fleet owners/operators and industry OEMs.

Electrical repair

  • Authorized OEM repair
  • Wind generators up to 3+ MW
  • Electric Motors — Pitch and yaw, Cooling fans, Hydraulic pumps
  • Main breakers
  • Electronic boards

Mechanical repair

  • Authorized OEM repair
  • Wind gearboxes
  • Wind turbine main shafts
  • Slip rings
  • Heat exchangers
  • Generator and gearbox housings

Stator coil manufacturing

  • Random-wound coils up to 2 meters
  • Form-wound coils up to 15 kV

Premium VPI insulation systems

In-house machining capabilities

  • CNC precision-machined parts
  • 145-ton lifting capacity
  • Lathe: to 76” x 564”
  • Vertical, horizontal and planer milling
  • Pressing up to 600 tons

Dedicated truck fleet for coast-to-coast delivery

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Complete rewind of wind turbine generators (1.65 MW – 690 V – 1,200 RPM)

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Wind turbine main shaft repair

IPS wind genertor repair
IPS Wind Field Service Teams

Experienced up-tower field service teams

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Wind generator bearing changeout

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Up-tower pre-end of warranty inspection

Up-tower wind turbine repair

IPS leads the industry in up-tower repair services. We’ve done several thousand bearing and slip ring replacements, and offer a full range of predictive and preventive maintenance services.

General wind power services and capabilities

  • Wye ring replacement
  • Generator shaft repair
  • Rotor lead change outs
  • Bearing change outs and upgrades
  • Slip ring change outs, upgrades & turning
  • Brush holder upgrades
  • Wind generator and gearbox repair
  • Gearbox oil changes
  • Grounding system upgrades
  • Housing and component rebuilds
  • General labor and maintenance
  • Scheduled and emergency repair and maintenance

Predictive and preventive maintenance

  • Laser alignment
  • Vibration and Modal Analysis
  • Thermography
  • Bore Scoping

Diagnostic testing

  • Baker Surge Test
  • Motor Circuit Evaluation (MCE)
  • Doble®
  • Partial Discharge

Pre end-of-warranty wind turbine inspections to detect and address:

  • Imbalance
  • Misalignment
  • Mechanical looseness
  • Shaft bends
  • Lubrication condition
  • Abnormal slip ring wear
  • Bearing condition
  • Generator faults
  • Winding issues
  • Natural frequency and resonance

Wind turbine parts sales

IPS offers industry-leading product sales as part of our single-source capabilities. Learn more about our wind parts sales.

  • Wind generator and gearbox components
  • Bearings — steel, Insocoat and ceramic
  • Stator coils up to 15 kV
  • Motors — pitch yaw and cooling pumps
  • Generator couplings
  • Pitch control battery packs
  • Encoders — hollow and solid shaft
  • Power slip rings
  • Pitch control slip rings
  • Custom slip rings
  • Shaft grounding rings
  • Auto lubrication systems
  • Grease and oil
  • Brushes and brush holders
IPS wind parts sales

IPS services all industrial motor brands, including:

To learn more about our services or to see how IPS can help you, contact your local service representative or email us.