Products & Technologies – Page 5

GE’s LM Wind Power Cuts Ribbon On Newest Blade Factory

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

Wind blade designer and manufacturer LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has begun production at a new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The facility, which is located in the Bergama Organized Industrial Zone, is expected to manufacture and distribute [Read More]

Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Jack-Up Installation Vessel Preps For U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2017

Texas-based Zentech Inc. and Virginia-based Renewables Resources International (RRI) have announced their plans to build what they call the first Jones Act-compliant, four-legged, self-propelled, dynamically positioned level 2 (DP2) jack-up vessel based on a U.S.-built barge. Zentech plans to install [Read More]

Tour de France Champion LeMond Founds Carbon Fiber Company With Eye Toward Wind Blades

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based LeMond Composites has entered into an exclusive, 20-year licensing agreement with Deakin University in Australia to enhance the production of carbon fiber, which LeMond believes is a key component of the future of efficient energy use. Founded [Read More]

Vestas Introduces 4.2 MW Wind Platform In Three Variants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2017

Vestas is rolling out a new 4.2 MW wind turbine platform in three variants: V150-4.0/4.2 MW, V136-4.0/4.2 MW and V117-4.0/4.2 MW. First introduced in 2010 as the V112-3.0 MW, the company’s 3 MW platform – now in its fourth generation [Read More]

ABB Microgrid To Help Aruba Integrate More Wind And Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2017

In an effort to help the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba transition to renewable energy, ABB is providing an advanced microgrid to WEB Aruba N.V., the main power utility serving the island. ABB says the microgrid will help WEB Aruba [Read More]

New York Offers Millions In Funding For Energy Storage Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that up to $6.3 million is now available for emerging energy storage technologies that have not yet been commercialized but could support renewable power sources in the state. [Read More]

DNV GL, Goldwind Team Up To Work On Wind Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

DNV GL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Goldwind International to develop a new portfolio asset management platform to support Goldwind’s global onshore and offshore wind projects. The agreement was signed by Mathias Steck, executive vice president for Asia [Read More]

Rocky Mountain Institute Offers Market Analysis Platform For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and its Business Renewables Center (BRC) have launched a software platform that aims to help buyers and developers of renewable energy projects better understand which locations are more likely to be economically attractive across deregulated [Read More]

Vessel-Based Drone Takes On Offshore Wind Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 12, 2017

ESVAGT, a Denmark-based provider of services for offshore industries, has added drone inspections to its list of offerings. Most recently, the “Esvagt Champion” vessel assisted with the drone inspection of blades and towers on 80 wind turbines comprising the BARD [Read More]

LM Wind Power Completes Turbine Blade Testing For Hitachi

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 09, 2017

LM Wind Power has completed installation and testing of a 66.5-meter wind turbine blade, ordered by Hitachi Ltd., for an offshore application. LM Wind Power and Hitachi commenced installation of the blade in 2016 with a goal of optimizing Hitachi’s [Read More]