Products & Technologies – Page 8

HYTORC Rolls Out Lightweight, Portable Torque Gun

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 10, 2017

HYTORC, a manufacturer of industrial bolting systems for industries including wind power, has unveiled its first consumer product, the LION-.25, a lithium-ion, battery-powered torque gun. According to HYTORC, the portable, 7-lb. product has no attachments to hoses, cords or compressors. [Read More]

With New Funding, R.I. Company To Ramp Up Development Of Turbine Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 15, 2016

Rhode Island-based Aquanis Inc. has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant of $224,969 to accelerate the development of the company’s wind power technology. Specifically, the grant will go toward further developing and [Read More]

Gamesa Surpasses Wind Turbine Manufacturing Record

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 14, 2016

Having produced more than 1,800 turbines in one year, Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa has topped its previous yearly manufacturing record. So far in 2016, the company has produced units totaling a capacity of 3,880 MW. Gamesa notes that the [Read More]

Power-To-Gas Technique Doesn’t Let Renewable Energy Go To Waste

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 09, 2016

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has announced the power-to-gas (P2G) hydrogen pipeline injection program it funds at the University of California Irvine has successfully demonstrated the use of excess renewable electricity that would otherwise go to waste. According to the [Read More]

Altech Unveils New Series Of Ground-Fault Equipment Protectors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

Altech Corp. – a New Jersey-based supplier and distributor of electronic and control components, including for the wind industry – has rolled out a new line of UL ground-fault equipment protection (GFEP) devices. According to the company, the technology enables [Read More]

Texas-Based Wind Component Manufacturer Inks Distribution Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

With close proximity to the largest wind farms and oil fields in Texas, Lighthouse Global Energy recently partnered with Heidenhain Corp. to become an official distributor of Heidenhain equipment components. Heidenhain Corp. is the North American subsidiary of Dr. Johannes [Read More]

Inauguration Day For Siemens’ Newest Turbine Blade Factory

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

Siemens has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory for offshore wind turbines in the British city of Hull. According to Siemens, the site at Alexandra Docks has been transformed in under two years from a derelict industrial wasteland to [Read More]

Ingeteam Grabs Another Certification For Wind Frequency Converter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

DNV GL has awarded component certificate to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new wind frequency converter. During its certification process, DNV GL examined the converter to ensure safety, functioning and quality. The award confirms that the INGECON WIND Full [Read More]

PSI Repair Services Ships 30,000th Turbine Component

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 29, 2016

PSI Repair Services Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and independent service provider to the wind energy industry, says it recently shipped its 30,000th repaired wind turbine part to a prominent wind energy company. According to PSI, the company has [Read More]

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]