Gamesa signs 103-MW wind-power supply agreement with Enbridge

Gamesa, a global technology provider of wind energy, has achieved another company milestone by signing its first contract with Canadian-based energy company, Enbridge. The agreement is for the 103-MW New Creek wind farm being developed in the state of West Virginia. Gamesa will handle the transport, installation, and commissioning of the new facility, and will supply 45

New report: Global Off-grid Energy Storage Market for 2015 to 2019

Editor’s note: Research and Markets has added a new report to their offering, entitled “Global Off-grid Energy Storage Market 2015-2019.” The analysis focuses on Li-ion, lead-acid, and sodium-based batteries and provides a host of market breakdowns. It predicts a steady compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for off-grid storage of nearly 7.5% by 2019. Here is the release… This market is

Siemens to supply 126 MW of onshore wind power to Scotland

Siemens has been awarded orders for three onshore wind projects in Scotland, supplying up to 50,000 households in South and North Ayrshire and Lockerbie. The contracts also include long-term service and maintenance. For the Dersalloch wind farm in the South Ayrshire region Siemens will construct, install, and commission 23 units of its D3 direct-drive wind

EDF EN Canada commissions Phase 2 of the Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project

EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, recently announced the commissioning of Rivière-du-Moulin — Phase 2 (200 MW). Rivière-du-Moulin Wind Project represents the largest wind energy facility in Canada at 350-MW total under a single Power Purchase Agreement and the largest onshore wind facility to be developed, built, and put into

Turbine owners establish global peer-to-peer platform to collaboratively solve O&M issues

Wind farm owners representing 12% of global turbine assets have founded a new peer-to-peer online platform called o2o Wind, dedicated to the exchange of knowledge and experience on O&M issues. The o2o Wind forum is the first initiative of the kind aimed at fostering wind farm O&M best practice through a collaborative approach. Wind energy giants

LG Chem and GS E&R team up to build “world’s largest” energy storage project for Korean wind farm

Lithium-ion battery maker LG Chem Ltd announced a deal to build what’s described as the world’s largest wind energy storage project in South Korea. Under the agreement with local power producer GS E&R, a 50-MWh storage system will be installed at a wind farm in Yeongyang, North Gyeongsang province. Once complete, the new energy storage facility

SaskPower to develop more wind power with a new goal of 50% renewables

SaskPower, the principal electric utility in the province of Saskatchewan, has committed to reducing emissions for a more environmentally sustainable future. The corporation has set a target to double the percentage of renewable electricity generation capacity in Saskatchewan by 2030. “An objective of 50% renewable power by 2030 is ambitious, but I’m confident SaskPower can meet

Recent Brazilian certification marks GE as the only supplier of generators at 3.15 MW compliant with Finame requirements

GE has announced the completion of the nationalization of its 3.15 MW Double Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) which integrates with onshore wind turbines of 3 MW power range.

AIMCo acquires stake in TransAlta Renewables

Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) has acquired an 8% stake in TransAlta Renewables for CAD $200 million. The acquisition means AIMCo is now the second largest shareholder in TransAlta Renewables. The transaction is expected to close on November 26, 2015. AIMCo’s investment in TransAlta Renewables provides its clients an opportunity to participate in an attractive, internationally

A better way to change gearbox oil

Sage Oil Vac has a new 16-page brochure showing off capabilities of lube skids, lube trailers, lube trucks, lube carts and their LubeBuilder product offering.