Archive for windpower – Page 131

Report: Growth Of Renewables Continues To Drive Energy Storage Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

Grid operators around the world are beginning to recognize the value that large-scale energy storage systems (ESS) can provide, and utility-scale energy storage will continue breaking into the mainstream electricity industry this year, according to a new report from Navigant [Read More]

EDF EN Canada Sells 50% Stake In Quebec Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

EDF EN Canada Inc. has sold a 50% interest in the 74 MW Mont-Rothery Wind Project to MD1 WIND LP, a limited partnership formed by a consortium of four affiliated entities of the Desjardins Group, including the Desjardins Group Pension [Read More]

U.S. Earns Big Upgrades In MAKE’s Global Wind Power Market Outlook

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

Thanks to policy clarity in the U.S. and China, MAKE Consulting has boosted its 10-year global wind market outlook by 1%. The firm says the overall impact of these two markets is balanced in part by significant downgrades in several [Read More]

Global Consortium Working On Maine Floating Offshore Wind Pilot Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

France-based naval defense and energy company DCNS says it has joined the University of Maine, the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, Emera, and Cianbro on the development of the 12 MW New England Aqua Ventus floating offshore wind pilot [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric To Kick Off RFP For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. says it has begun the process of seeking more renewable energy projects that will help lower and stabilize energy costs for all electric customers on Oahu. In accordance with rules established by the Hawaii Public Utilities [Read More]

Ontario’s Port Ryerse Wind Farm Is Ready For Construction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

Construction of the Port Ryerse Wind Farm, developed by Boralex Inc. and located in Ontario, will kick off shortly on June 13. The 10 MW project comprises four Siemens SWT 3.0 113 turbines and is situated east of the hamlet [Read More]

New Gear Keeper Retractors Allow Turbine Workers To Tether Small Tools

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

Ventura, Calif.-based Hammerhead Industries Inc., a manufacturer of safety tethering equipment, has launched a new line of Gear Keeper general purpose retractors, suited for markets such as wind power, construction and utilities. Offering a range of three retraction forces and [Read More]

Fragrance Manufacturer Brings 2.4 MW Wind Turbine On-Site

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2016

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has deployed what it calls the “flavor and fragrance industry’s” first on-site wind project, located at the New York City-headquartered company’s manufacturing facility in Tilburg, the Netherlands. The single turbine, which has an output [Read More]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Nets 41.5 MW Order For Blyth Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 07, 2016

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from EDF Energy Renewables for five V164-8.0 MW turbines to serve the 41.5 MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project in the U.K. The project, which will be located 5.7 kilometers off the coast [Read More]

Siemens To Supply Turbines For Onshore Wind Power Plant In Japan

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 07, 2016

Siemens says it has received its first order from J-Wind Setana, a joint venture between Electric Power Development Co. and Hokutaku Co., to supply, install and commission 16 direct-drive wind turbines with a capacity of 3.2 MW each. Siemens says [Read More]