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MHI Vestas Launches V164-9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2017

MHI Vestas has launched its massive V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine, built on the V164 platform and capable of powering 8,300 U.K. homes. According to MHI Vestas, a 50/50 joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the [Read More]

Trio Launches New Service For Offshore Wind Inspection Contracts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Natural Power, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SubC Partner have joined forces to launch a new service for offshore wind clients. Officially launching at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London on June 6, the new service – www.Offshorewindspect.com – will offer [Read More]

Facility To Offer Wind Testing For Cold Climates

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2017

The RISE Research lnstitutes of Sweden is establishing a test center in which the global wind industry will be able to test equipment for cold climate conditions. The Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands and RISE have agreed to collaborate [Read More]

Canadian Company Gets Nod From MHI Vestas For Offshore Wind ‘Floatel’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2017

Bridgemans Services Group (BSG), a privately owned Canadian company providing floating accommodations for industrial workforces, has entered an agreement with MHI Vestas to provide full-service “floatel” accommodations and CTV boat landing services for a Belgian offshore wind farm. Having recently [Read More]

Mesalands Wind Energy Students To Use Megger’s Electrical Testing Equipment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 31, 2017

Megger, a Valley Forge, Pa.-based manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, has donated a Digital Low-Resistance Ohmmeter, the DLRO200 Microohmmeter, to Mesalands Community College. According to the college, this new equipment is being used to enhance the curriculum and the hands-on [Read More]

RES Deploying IdentiFlight System For Eagle Data At Wind Site

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

IdentiFlight International, an affiliate of Boulder Imaging, is deploying two mobile units of its IdentiFlight aerial detection system to a potential wind farm site in Washington State. The mobile detection systems, purchased by Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES), will be [Read More]

Acciona Commences Operations On Wind/Battery Storage Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

Acciona Energia has started up a hybrid wind-storage plant in Navarre of northern Spain. Located next to an experimental wind farm in Barasoain, the plant will use battery storage solutions that can be applied to commercial wind farms, explains Acciona. The [Read More]

Multi-Strand Aluminum Cable Launches For Down-Tower Wind Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

Southwire, a Georgia-based wire and cable producer, has launched a new multi-strand aluminum cable particularly suited for down-tower wind turbine applications. According to the company, the cable is more flexible than similar aluminum cables, making it easier to install. Also [Read More]

Senvion Introduces New Products To Enhance Turbine Performance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

Senvion has announced new after-sales service products for the North American market: the Senvion Rotor Blade Ice Detection System and Turbine Control Upgrades with its features Dynamic Yaw and Smart Turbine Start. According to the company, all products are based on [Read More]

GE’s LM Wind Power Opens Up 15th Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of blades for wind turbines, has opened up another blade factory, located in the Baodi District in northeastern China. The new facility is situated 40 kilometers from the company’s existing plant in Tianjin. [Read More]