Products & Technologies – Page 113

Maxwell Technologies Introduces 75-Volt Ultracapacitor Module

Posted by NAW Staff on September 19, 2007

San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc. has introduced the 75-volt BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor module to provide a scaleable, cost-effective and low-maintenance solution to meet the backup power and power quality requirements of wind turbines and other renewable energy generation equipment. Maxwell says [Read More]

Raycap Releases Lightning Protection Upgrade Kit

Posted by NAW Staff on September 12, 2007

Raycap Inc., a Morrisville, N.C.-based manufacturer of transient voltage surge suppression modules and systems, has introduced lightning protection upgrade kits for several types of wind turbines. Utilizing Raycap's Strikesorb surge protection device (SPD) technology, each upgrade kit replaces failed DIN [Read More]

Green-e Certifies SUEZ’s Renewable Energy Certificates

Posted by NAW Staff on September 11, 2007

Renewable energy certificates (RECs) provided by SUEZ Energy Resources, a Houston-based subsidiary of SUEZ Energy North America Inc., are now Green-e certified. According to the company, its RECs, which are available to commercial, industrial and institutional customers through SUEZ Energy [Read More]

3TIER Enters Agreement With Global Energy Concepts

Posted by NAW Staff on September 10, 2007

3TIER Group, a Seattle-based provider of wind assessment services, and Global Energy Concepts (GEC), a Seattle-based wind energy technical consulting firm, have entered into a one-year cooperation agreement whereby GEC will use 3TIER's Firstlook wind assessment product. Terms of the [Read More]

New GIS Tool Available From DeLorme

Posted by NAW Staff on September 06, 2007

Yarmouth, Maine-headquartered geographic information system GIS company DeLorme, has released the XMap 5.2 GIS Enterprise Suite, which provides new GPS features that deliver aerial imagery, topographic maps and GIS layers for remote navigation and field data collection. This latest XMap [Read More]

Xcel Energy Develops Renewable Energy Credit Tracking System

Posted by NAW Staff on August 24, 2007

Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has introduced a software application to manage renewable energy credits (REC) for compliance or trading purposes. The system will track RECs throughout the company's eight-state service territory and compile them in a comprehensive database – enabling Xcel [Read More]

3TIER, Matney-Frantz Engineering Form Wind Assessment Partnership

Posted by NAW Staff on August 17, 2007

Seattle-based 3TIER, a provider of wind forecasting tools, and Matney-Frantz Engineering, a Bozeman, Mont.-headquartered developer of community renewable energy products, have agreed to a three-year Firstlook Wind Assessment partnership intended to further develop and expand community-scale wind projects in the [Read More]

Nordex Adds N100 To Turbine Product Line

Posted by NAW Staff on August 08, 2007

Germany-headquartered wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has expanded its range of multi-megawatt turbines with the introduction of the N100, a 2.5 MW wind turbine designed for moderate wind conditions. The prominent feature of the N100 is its 49-meter rotor blades, resulting [Read More]

NRG Systems Introduces New Generation of Wind Tower Technology

Posted by NAW Staff on August 07, 2007

Hinesburg, Vt.-based NRG Systems Inc., a manufacturer of wind measurement systems, has released the XHD NOW System featuring a 50- or 60-meter XHD TallTower. ‘The XHD TallTower is the foundation of the NRG NOW System,’ says Greg Erdmann, sales manager [Read More]

Bosch Rexroth Releases Hydraulic Pitch Drives For Turbines

Posted by NAW Staff on August 06, 2007

Bosch Rexroth, a Bethlehem, Pa.-headquartered subsidiary of the Bosch Group, has released its hydraulic pitch drives to the North American market. According to the company, these devices help maximize the value of wind energy by enabling turbines to shift automatically [Read More]