Products & Technologies – Page 107

Magnetek Begins Shipping E-Force Wind Power Inverters

Posted by NAW Staff on October 02, 2007

Magnetek Inc., based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., has shipped the first production units of its new multi-MW E-Force wind power inverter to a U.S. wind turbine builder under a 60-unit order scheduled for delivery through March 2008. Initial units are [Read More]

LM Glasfiber Works On Turbine Anti-Icing Treatment

Posted by NAW Staff on October 02, 2007

In conjunction with the CORUS Centre and the Ion Beam Laboratory (LAFI), Denmark-headquartered wind turbine blade manufacturer LM Glasfiber plans to develop a surface treatment process to reduce the formation and buildup of different types of ice on the external [Read More]

AMSC, TWMC Research Wind Generator Superconductors

Posted by NAW Staff on October 01, 2007

American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC), a technology company headquartered in Westborough, Mass., and TECO-Westinghouse Motor Co. (TWMC), a motor and generator manufacturer headquartered in Round Rock, Texas, have formed a research joint venture to develop high-temperature superconductor (HTS) and related technologies [Read More]

IEEE Launches Internet Television Network

Posted by NAW Staff on September 28, 2007

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE), a Piscataway, N.J.-headquartered professional society, has launched IEEE.tv, an Internet-based television network that features targeted programming on technology and engineering produced by IEEE members. Currently, 30 programs are available for viewing, [Read More]

LM Glasfiber Wins Danish Product Prize

Posted by NAW Staff on September 28, 2007

LM Glasfiber, a Denmark-headquartered wind turbine blade manufacturer, has been awarded the Product Prize 2007 by the Confederation of Danish Industries (DI) for its 61.5 meter (m) blade. In awarding this year's prize to LM Glasfiber, DI explained that ‘on [Read More]

CPV Renewable Energy Signs Firstlook Contract

Posted by NAW Staff on September 27, 2007

Seattle-based 3TIER Group has signed a contract with CPV Renewable Energy Co., a subsidiary of Competitive Power Ventures and a wind developer with projects in the U.S. and Canada, for 3TIER's Firstlook wind assessments. ‘Firstlook allows us to shorten our [Read More]

NRG Systems To Give Away Wind Assessment Solution At CanWEA Conference

Posted by NAW Staff on September 27, 2007

NRG Systems Inc., a Hinesburg, Vt.-based manufacturer of wind energy measurement systems, will give away a 60 meter XHD Calibrated Symphonie NOW system at the Canadian Wind Energy Association's 2007 conference in Quebec City, which takes place Sept. 30 through [Read More]

Airtricity Secures Further $330M Turbine Deal

Posted by NAW Staff on September 26, 2007

In a deal signed at the Irish Embassy in Washington D.C. – and valued at approximately $330 million – global renewable energy company Airtricity has agreed to purchase 250 MW of GE 1.5 MW wind turbines. The turbines – due [Read More]

Clipper Completes 300 MW Contract With BP

Posted by NAW Staff on September 25, 2007

Carpinteria, Calif-based Clipper Windpower PLC has agreed to supply 120 units, or 300 MW, of its 2.5 MW Liberty wind turbines to BP for delivery in 2009. This 300 MW transaction is part of a July 2006 strategic turbine supply [Read More]

Siemens Celebrates Blade Factory Grand Opening

Posted by NAW Staff on September 24, 2007

Siemens Power Generation (PG) celebrated the grand opening of its wind turbine blade factory in Fort Madison, Iowa, on Sept. 21. The factory is expected to produce approximately 600 wind turbine blades per year for wind farms in the U.S. [Read More]