Friday, December 6, 2019

Innovation

DOE Funds Four Wind R&D Projects To The Tune Of $4.5 Million

The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the...

EDF Renewable Services And Romax Align For Technical And Engineering Services

EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) and Romax Technology have signed a partnership agreement whereby EDF RS will provide labor specialists for Romax’s technical and...

R&D Project Shows Nacelle-Mounted LIDAR Reduces Yaw Misalignment And Improves Turbine Performance

A collaborative research project at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology...

Technological Advances To Take Center Stage This Month At WindEnergy Hamburg

This month, the international wind energy industry will gather at the WindEnergy Hamburg fair. More than 1,000 companies hailing from over 30 different countries...

Siemens D6 Turbine Obtains Type Certification By DNV GL

Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company’s innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is...

FCR Technology Validated: Greater LiDAR Accuracy In Complex Terrain

LEOSPHERE, a leader in LiDAR technology, has announced today the validation of its patented Flow Complexity Recognition (FCR) system upgrade to deliver wind measurement...

The Switch To Be Acquired By Yaskawa Electric Corporation

Yaskawa Electric Corporation, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Switch, a supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and...

Reducing Offshore Costs Through Integrated Design

Chapter One-Executive Summary Energy security and CO2 reduction are vital for a sustainable energy future, but anyone following energy issues in the media will be...

Nordex to invest heavily in rotor blade capabilities

Nordex SE has announced it will invest EURO 50 million in series production of modern, large-dimensioned rotor blades. This investment will initially involve the expansion...

Full-Field Wind Measurements Can Make Wind Power More Competitive

At present, the efficiency of a wind turbine cannot be accurately measured because of inadequate data on the wind field across the swept area...

GE Demonstrates Blade Extension Technology at WINDPOWER 2014

At WINDPOWER 2014 in Las Vegas, GE demonstrated its new blade extension technology which takes GE wind turbines from a 77-meter rotor to a...

Vestas Installs Next Generation Low-Wind Protype

Vestas has installed the first V110-2.0 MW prototype turbine at a test site in Høvsøre, Denmark. The turbine has produced its first kilowatt hour...

PMG vs. DFIG—the Drivetrain Technology Debate

From The Switch In the wind power industry, the debate on which generator and converter option makes for the best modern wind turbine drivetrains is...

LM Wind Power Launches Blade Design Research Project

A leading supplier of rotor blades for wind turbines, LM Wind Power, has announced the launch of an innovative research project to develop blades...

An Unquenchable Thirst

Thirst has always been a motivating factor for Honest Tea president and TeaEO Seth Goldman. It was the thirst of sun-drenched golfers that led...
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