Archive for wind-power – Page 9

Report Examines Small, Medium Wind Turbine Market Over Next Decade

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

A new Navigant Research report analyzing the global market for small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs) estimates that the installed capacity of this market could grow from 176.4 MW in 2017 to 446.0 MW in 2026. The report, examining the [Read More]

Acciona Merger Helps Drive Big 2016 Sales Increase For Nordex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

On the basis of its provisional consolidated financial statements for 2016, the Nordex Group has reported that it achieved its targets. Specifically, sales climbed by 40% to EUR 3.4 billion, including sales of EUR 726 million contributed by its new [Read More]

E.ON Brings Energy Storage To West Texas Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

E.ON North America is building two energy storage projects, dubbed Texas Waves, at the sites of the company’s Pyron and Inadale wind farms, which are currently spinning in west Texas. Built in partnership with Greensmith Energy, Texas Waves will consist [Read More]

Vestas Lands 348 MW Order For U.S. Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from an undisclosed U.S. customer for 348 MW of wind turbines. Under the contract, Vestas will provide 174 of its V110-2.0 MW turbines. The nacelles, blades and towers will be produced at [Read More]

How Would Oklahoma’s Anti-Wind Tax Affect The State’s Industry?

Contributors
Written by David K. Burton & Binyomin Koff on February 28, 2017

A new tax proposed for existing projects could make wind developers think twice before making big capital investments in the state.

Siemens Wind Power Teams With Drone Inspections Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Siemens is collaborating with unmanned inspections company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for both onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration, according to the companies, is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, [Read More]

Wipro Rolls Out HP-Powered Wind Project Manager

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Leveraging the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Windpark Manager 4.0, Wipro Ltd. has announced a new Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution for managing wind projects. The solution manages wind turbines and associated IT infrastructure. HPE’s Windpark Manager 4.0 is based on [Read More]

Study: Wind Turbines Posing Significant Threat To Hoary Bat Species

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

A new study from Bat Conversation International claims that wind turbines may be threatening the survival of one of North America’s most widespread migratory bats, the hoary bat. According to the nonprofit group’s study, published in Biological Conservation, the hoary [Read More]

New Rugged DJI Drone Suited For Industrial Inspections, Including Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

China-based drone technology company DJI has introduced the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which the company has designed for enterprise solutions – e.g., aerial inspections for critical infrastructure, such as bridges and energy facilities, including wind turbines; construction-site mapping; [Read More]

Energy Storage Giant Completed In San Diego County

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has unveiled what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]