Servicing Renewable Industries

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Wajax has supported the biggest industries in Canada for more than a century. As those industries have evolved, so has our offering. The importance of renewable energy is growing every day, and Canada is bringing matters into even sharper focus.

As such, we are amping up our products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of industry and help businesses to operate greener. Wind power in Canada is growing, with around 6% of all our nation’s power being produced in this way in 2021. However, more must be done to meet the 2030 goal of 90% carbon-free production. Meanwhile, Canada is already the world’s second-largest producer of hydroelectricity, and hydropower accounts for about 60% of the country’s total electricity generation.

Engine panel opened on Wind Turbine

At Wajax, we leverage our renewable energy and engineered repair services experts, technicians, and technologies to achieve exceptional outcomes for our customers. From up-tower maintenance and in-shop specialized repairs for wind turbines to on-site services for large nuclear or small hydro operations, Wajax has you covered.

Take a look at some of our case studies below to see the difference we can make together.

Keeping the Wind in the Sails of Canada’s Renewable Energy

Over the last 30 years or so, there has been significant investment in wind power in Canada, with wind farms seen in each of the ten provinces. It’s a sector that has expanded rapidly, and in turn some products get released into the market quickly, requiring updates while fairly new. Like when wind farms across the country reported the failure of their 1.5MW wind turbine generators. Wajax engineered a retrofit to upgrade the original designs and get over 400 wind turbines back in action.

To find out more about how Wajax solved the issue, view the full case study here.

Wind Turbine

Small Hydro Turbine Generator Overhaul

Suitable for local community/industry developments for the creation of hydroelectric power, small hydro generates power from the movement of water. For a North American client who provides regulated electricity, water & natural gas to over 1 million customers, Wajax provides what we call water to wire services. From water to wire references our capabilities in the small hydro sector as we service everything from turbines up the shaft to the output wires, including the generators and components.

Our customer’s facility had generators that were over 25 years old and facing regular critical issues.

For more about this project, view the full case study here.

Custom Rotor Services for Renewable Energy Provider

On occasion, the Wajax team’s expertise is needed for projects that feature multiple forms of renewable energy generation, such as when a client operating a diverse fleet of power generating assets – including a diverse fleet of traditional and renewable power generating assets – came to us with a failure of one of their main hydroelectric rotors.

To see which innovative solution overcame the problem, read the full case study here.

Want to maximize your renewable energy equipment life? The Wajax team is here to help. Get in touch with us today, and we’ll be happy to discuss your needs and create the necessary solutions to keep your equipment reliable & operational.