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Gamesa Opens Up New Turbine Blade Factory In Andhra Pradesh

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

Gamesa has inaugurated its new turbine blade factory in the Nellore region, located in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which the company calls one of the fastest-growing wind-producing regions in the country. Phase one of the new facility, which [Read More]

Partners Design Floating Microwave Radiometer In Support Of Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

AXYS Technologies Inc. and Boulder Environmental Sciences & Technology (BEST) are working on the design of a buoy-based microwave profiling radiometer on a floating platform, the FLiDAR WindSentinel. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the BEST marine profiling radiometer [Read More]

Drone Inspections Company Marks Notable Success In Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Citing increased demand from both domestic and international markets, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections company Cyberhawk Innovations is reporting 12 months of success within its wind power division. Headquartered in Livingston, Scotland, the company also has bases in Houston, the [Read More]

IACMI Reveals Nine-Meter Wind Blade Made Of Variety Of Materials

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), an initiative driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is set to unveil a prototype of a nine-meter-long wind turbine blade. The prototype blade, based [Read More]

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]