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Siemens’ New Offshore Turbine Production Plant Reaches Milestone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 23, 2016

Today, Siemens celebrated the topping out ceremony for its new wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany. The structural steel uprights now stand for the production building, which will offer 56,000 square meters of floor space for Siemens. The company invested [Read More]

Exelon To Deploy GE Software Across Whole Energy Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 18, 2016

GE has announced an enterprise-wide software agreement with Exelon by which GE’s entire suite of Predix software applications will be integrated across Exelon Generation’s 32.7 GW fleet of nuclear, hydroelectric, wind, solar and natural gas facilities. The companies say the [Read More]

Goldwind Introduces GW3S Smart Wind Turbine Platform

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 15, 2016

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd. has announced its new 3 MW smart wind turbine platform, the GW3S, which features scalable capacity, smart turbine controls and a structured design. According to the company, the platform design maintains Goldwind’s permanent-magnet, direct-drive turbine [Read More]

Wind Energy Consultant Conducts Studies Of Triton Remote Sensor

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 15, 2016

Vaisala, a renewable energy resource measurement, project assessment, energy forecasting and asset management company, has released two independent verification studies conducted by Ecofys, an international consultancy recently acquired by Navigant. According to Vaisala, the studies used two production Triton units [Read More]

OAS, ORE Catapult To Improve Wind Turbine Control Strategies

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 15, 2016

Ocean Array Systems (OAS) says it will use Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s 7 MW offshore wind demonstration turbine at Levenmouth to help validate software designed to improve turbine control strategies of offshore wind turbines. According to the company, improved turbine [Read More]

Remotely Operated Vehicles Go Underwater At Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

From April to July of this year, Phoenix International Holdings Inc. and Ocean Tech Services provided underwater, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services in support of the Block Island Wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island. Phoenix operated an inspection-class [Read More]

Partnership Field-Tests, Installs 3M Wind Vortex Generators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

Altitec, a global provider of turbine blade access, repair and inspection, has been appointed official installation partner of 3M’s renewable energy division. Altitec will be field-testing installing the 3M wind vortex generators. 3M developed its wind vortex generator in partnership [Read More]

New Cargo Vessel To Transport Wind Turbine Parts For Siemens

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 08, 2016

The Concordia Group has recently delivered and commissioned to Siemens a heavy cargo “roll on/roll off” vessel specifically designed for the efficient transportation of wind turbine parts. According to the group, the Rotra Vente is 141 meters long and 20 meters [Read More]

Energy Company Seeks Drones, Robotics For Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 07, 2016

The AES Corp. is launching an open innovation contest targeted at improving the safety and increasing the availability of power plants through unmanned inspections in extreme heat. AES, a Fortune 200 global power company, provides energy to 17 countries through [Read More]

VBMS Handles Export Cable Work For Galloper Offshore Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 04, 2016

Dutch marine contractor VBMS says it has executed the first export cable shore landing at the 336 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm, in England, using its newly developed SeaSerpent buoyancy system, which lowers the cable onto the seabed without the use [Read More]