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Introducing the value of a virtual SCADA Infrastructure

This article comes from Upwind Solutions and is written by Heath Pratt, Manager of SCADA Services at the company. Server virtualization is the masking of server resources, including the number and identity of individual physical servers, processors, and operating systems, from server users. The server administrator uses a software to divide a physical server into

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Report identifies Denmark as a leading wind power market

Extensive government support and wind turbine technology modernization will assist the continued growth of Denmark’s cumulative offshore wind power installed capacity, from 1.27 GW in 2013 to 2.24 GW by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s report, Offshore Wind Turbines and Foundations – Global Market Size, Market Share, Regulations and Key Country

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An Archimedes turbine may be compromise between VAWT and HAWT.

Why not more vertical-axis wind turbines?

You may have seen this photo online recently of EDF’s floating offshore vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) called “Vertiwind.” It has a nameplate capacity of two megawatts. The Vertiwind will be part of EDF-EN’s offshore wind farm project called Inflow, which the European Commission is helping fund. The strange design piqued my curiosity about VAWTs. Why

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CellCube is a powerful, durable and reliable energy storage system that ensures a clean, emission-free energy supply at all times.

CellCube energy storage system gets UL certification

American Vanadium, the North American sales agent for Gildemeister energy solutions’ CellCube vanadium flow energy storage systems, announced that the CellCube has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 508A certification. The UL mark is the single most accepted product accreditation in the United States and is generally a pre-requisite for permitting and insurance. “Our customers rely on

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Siemens signs largest onshore service agreement to date

Siemens recently signed a long-term agreement with MidAmerican Energy to provide service and maintenance for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines at 12 wind projects in Iowa. This represents the largest onshore service agreement to date for Siemens globally. Combined, these 12 wind projects have a capacity of more than 2.2 GW, enough to provide approximately 665,000 average

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