Products & Technologies – Page 3

Wind Tech Students At N.M. College Get Another Boost From Megger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Thanks to a new donation from Megger, a manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, students at Mesalands Community College’s Wind Energy Technology Program will have another opportunity to use industry equipment and gain real-world training experience. Based in Tucumcari, N.M., [Read More]

EDPR Launches Wind Blade Recycling Program With Spanish Researchers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

EDP Renewables (EDPR) has announced a cooperation agreement with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC) – a spin-off of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, or CSIC) – for the implementation of a wind turbine blade [Read More]

Introducing The N149/4.0-4.5: Nordex Enters The 4 MW Wind Class

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2017

Nordex is entering the 4 MW wind turbine class with the introduction of the N149/4.0-4.5 turbine, which has been designed specifically for light-wind regions. According to Nordex, the new turbine, part of the Delta4000 series, is currently the highest-yielding onshore [Read More]

Swiss Energy Storage Company Opens Up Hub In Indiana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

The company currently has three major projects underway in North America, including energy storage systems for grid ancillary services in the midwest U.S. and Ontario.

Natural Power Wins Hefty Wind Inspection Deal With DONG Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the U.K., Denmark and Germany. The agreement covers a total of 260 wind turbines. The [Read More]

E.ON Debuts Anti-Corrosion Tech For Offshore Wind Foundations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

E.ON is now protecting all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind park in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating. E.ON says it is the first company to completely assemble the monopiles of an offshore wind [Read More]

DOE Lab’s Night Vision Tech Enables Bird, Bat Tracking For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is working on night vision technology that could help protect birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. Dubbed ThermalTracker, the software would automatically categorize birds and bats in a thermal [Read More]

Successful 24-Hour Islanding Test For Utility-Scale Microgrid In Illinois

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 17, 2017

Ameren Corp., a Midwest-based energy company, and S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider, conducted a successful 24-hour islanding test this month at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Ill. The microgrid – which the partners tout as [Read More]

Next-Gen Gangway In Action At Walney Extension Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth’s “next-generation gangway” is now in operation for MHI Vestas’ Walney Extension Wind Farm in the Irish Sea. The gangway is operating on the subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Start from Vroon Offshore Services. The ship is [Read More]

Senvion Installs First Prototype Of 3.4M140 EBC Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.4M140 EBC wind turbine prototype. The turbine, equipped with a sound-optimized blade profile and new pitch control system to reduce turbine load, was installed in Heckelberg, Germany, for the Notus energy Group. [Read More]