Archive for renewable energy – Page 68

JDR Unveils New Inter-Array Cable For Offshore Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 28, 2016

U.K.-based JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables to the offshore wind industry, has released its new high-voltage, inter-array cable and accessories offering. According to the company, the 66 kV technology has capabilities up to 72.5 kV and will support the [Read More]

Minnesota Power Releases Wind RFP To Advance Energy Strategy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 28, 2016

Electric service provider Minnesota Power has released the first in a series of requests for proposals (RFPs) as part of the company’s resource evaluation process to further its Energy Forward strategy, which calls for a diversified power supply to meet [Read More]

Nordex Nets 243 MW Texas Turbine Order

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

Nordex has received an order for 81 AW125/3000 turbines for a wind farm in Texas. The order totals 243 MW and comprises turbines with 125-meter rotors and 87.5-meter tubular steel towers – designed for IEC-2, medium-wind sites, says Nordex, which [Read More]

WindEurope: Challenges Still Linger For European Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

According to an analysis by WindEurope, the European offshore wind industry drew in EUR 14 billion in new investments in the first six months of this year. Seven projects, financing a total of 3.7 GW of new capacity, reached final [Read More]

Schneider Electric Links Buyers With Renewable Energy Developers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 26, 2016

Schneider Electric has introduced the New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network, a collaborative online platform that helps commercial and industrial companies identify and vet renewable energy, cleantech and energy-efficiency prospects. According to Schneider, the network simplifies and accelerates the buying process [Read More]

Gamesa Secures 27.3 MW Brazilian Order From Voltalia

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 26, 2016

Gamesa has received an order for the supply of 13 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines for the Vila Acre wind facility, located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, in northeastern Brazil. This marks its first order from French electricity [Read More]

Siemens Nets 100 MW Order For Wind Farm Down Under

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 26, 2016

Siemens has been contracted by Neoen Australia, a business of the French company Neoen, to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind farm in south Australia. As reported, the project will be in [Read More]

Grant Funding Launched To Unlock U.K. Offshore Wind Potential

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 21, 2016

OrbisEnergy, an innovation and incubation center in Lowestoft, Suffolk, in the U.K., says it has launched the SCORE program, a grant funding opportunity totaling 6 million British pounds intended to help small and midsize businesses develop new technologies – particularly [Read More]

Smart Tech Enables Post-Approval Design Changes For Arkona Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 21, 2016

Seismic surface surveys from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) are enabling the 385 MW Arkona wind farm to stay on schedule, despite changes to the facility design. The EUR 1.2 billion wind farm, located [Read More]

Vattenfall Invests Big In 92.4 MW Wind Farm Off Scottish Coast

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 21, 2016

Vattenfall, a Swedish, state-owned, energy company, has decided to invest more than 348 million U.S. dollars (approximately SEK 3 billion) in a combined wind farm and technology development center off the Scottish coast. As previously reported, the wind farm, known [Read More]