Products & Technologies – Page 7

Siemens Moves Forward With Its Newest Offshore Wind Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore direct-drive wind turbine at Denmark’s national test center in Osterild. The SWT-8.0-154 is rated at 8 MW and is equipped with a 154-meter rotor. The prototype was certified by [Read More]

Stem’s Energy Storage Helps Accommodate Renewables In Hawaii

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Stem Inc., a provider of commercial-scale energy storage services, has completed testing of its customer-sited storage fleet installed for Hawaiian Electric Co. According to Stem, the fleet provides 1 MW of intelligent storage services across 29 customer sites to accommodate [Read More]

Laufer Wind Touts U.S. First For Aircraft-Detection Lighting System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Laufer Wind has carried out what it says is the first commercial operation of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved aircraft-detection lighting system (ADLS) on a U.S. wind farm. The radar-activated lighting technology was installed on a recently commissioned 80 MW wind [Read More]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Unveils 9 MW Giant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has unveiled its uprated 8 MW wind turbine, which will be able to reach 9 MW of power at specific site conditions. The company says its prototype, set up at the Osterild Wind Turbine Test Field [Read More]

Siemens, Eos Link Up For Utility-Scale Energy Storage Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

Eos Energy Storage is partnering with Siemens to integrate, install and service utility-scale energy storage solutions. Specifically, Siemens has joined Eos’ Aegis program as a system integration partner. Under Aegis, Eos works with providers of power conversion and controls to [Read More]

Public-Private Partnership Advancing Materials For Wind Turbine Blades

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 24, 2017

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has announced a project focused on thermoplastic composite advancements for wind turbine blades. IACMI is driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with [Read More]

Wind Services Provider Expands Partnership With Aerial Work Platform Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2017

Bronto Skylift, a manufacturer of truck-mounted aerial work platforms (AWPs), has named TGM Wind Services LLC, an AWP rental specialist for the wind industry, a distributor for Bronto products in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio [Read More]

Siemens Wins Certification For New 8 MW Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 17, 2017

Siemens’ new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SWT-8.0-154, has been awarded a prototype certificate from DNV GL. According to DNV GL, the certification confirms all relevant safety features on the turbine according to IEC 61400-22 and Danish executive order [Read More]

LM Wind Power Installs Blades On Goldwind’s New 3 MW Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

LM Wind Power’s newly developed 66.9-meter blades for Goldwind’s 3 MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, have successfully been installed on the first prototype turbine. According to the company, the installation took place less than six months from the project’s [Read More]

Deutsche WindGuard Approved For Global Testing Labs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

Deutsche WindGuard Consulting and Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services – part of Deutsche WindGuard GmbH – have been approved as testing laboratories for the power performance and anemometer calibration competence areas within the “IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating [Read More]