FYI – Page 10

Gamesa Opening New Blade Factory In India This Fall

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 11, 2016

Gamesa is building a new turbine blade factory in the town of Nellore in Andra Pradesh – one of India’s fastest-growing wind markets, says the company. With enough capacity to manufacture 250 blades (500 MW) a year, the facility has [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewable Services Nabs Award

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 05, 2016

Duke Energy Renewable Services was recently awarded the operational excellence award by Wind Energy Update at its eighth annual Wind O&M Conference in Dallas. The award recognizes companies that exhibit outstanding performance across the operations and maintenance sector, are thought [Read More]

Gearbox Express Opens New Wisconsin Base Alongside AWEA’s Kiernan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2016

Gearbox Express (GBX), a provider of independent, down-tower service for wind turbine gearbox re-manufacturing, has opened a new headquarters in Mukwonago, Wis. Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), as well as state and local public officials, [Read More]

AWS Truepower Acquires Energy-Related Forecasting Assets Of MESO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2016

AWS Truepower, a provider of wind and solar consulting and engineering services, has acquired the energy-related forecasting assets of longtime partner MESO Inc. MESO, a founding partner of the former TrueWind Solutions, and AWS Truepower have collaborated for years in [Read More]

EWEA, Industry Associations Call On EU To Deliver Flexible Power Markets

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 03, 2016

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and a group of other industry associations from different sectors have called for electricity market reforms in 2016 through ambitious proposals. According to EWEA, the group is challenging policymakers to adopt a flexible and [Read More]

New Montana Campaign Promotes Economic Benefits Of Adopting Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 02, 2016

The Montana Renewable Energy Association and Renewable Northwest have launched a campaign to expand the use of renewable energy in Montana. The new marketing campaign – called Charge! – focuses on economic, rather than environmental, reasons to turn to wind, [Read More]

Flash Technology Enhances Remote-Monitoring Solutions For Obstruction Lighting

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 29, 2016

Franklin, Tenn.-based Flash Technology has enhanced its remote-monitoring solutions for the Vanguard SMART series and FTM 190 monitoring devices. Flash Technology designs, manufactures and installs Federal Aviation Administration-certified obstruction lighting systems, tower lights and monitoring equipment for industries such as [Read More]

MHI Maintains 50% Stake In Offshore Wind Power Joint Venture Company

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 28, 2016

Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has decided to maintain 50% ownership of offshore wind power joint venture company MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S (MVOW). According to MHI, the company had previously announced a call option on Sept. 27, 2013, [Read More]

Northern Power Rolls Out Energy Storage System

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 26, 2016

Northern Power Systems Corp. has released the Northern Power Energy Storage Solution (ESS) – an integrated energy storage system that aids in renewable energy grid integration and optimization. The product, which features the proprietary FP2000 FlexPhase power conversion system, offers [Read More]

Moventas’ Huddersfield Facility Is Set For Major Upgrades

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 26, 2016

This summer, gearbox specialist Moventas will debut upgrades to its OEM quality facility in Huddersfield, England, including a 3.6 MW full-load test rig for the after-sales service needs of multiple OEM brands. Moventas says it is the first gearbox service [Read More]