Ergoyne’s new 4-in-1 thermal jacket provides versatility & visibility

Ergodyne has introduced a new innovation to its Foul Weather Gear Series, with the GloWear 8388 Type R Class 3/2 Thermal Jacket Kit. This kit creates the ultimate 4-in-1 high-visibility jacket system by combining the 8386 Class 3 Outer Shell Jacket and the 8287 Convertible Thermal Jacket. “We partnered with a long-time customer who came to us seeking a single premium jacket solution

Study shows offshore wind would have no impact on Maryland tourism

Editor’s note: This article comes from Into the Wind, the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) blog. It was written by Greg Alvarez. Earlier this year, Maryland greenlit two offshore wind projects that would establish the state as a clear leader of this new ocean energy resource. Since then, some observers have expressed concern that the wind farms could impact tourism in Ocean City,

Moxa intros ready-to-use IIoT Gateway Starter Kit with built-in support

To serve the needs of system integrators and engineers developing applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Moxa has launched the IIoT Gateway Starter Kit, which includes built-in support for Amazon Web Services (AWS). This data-acquisition ready kit simplifies development of IIoT solutions by providing all the essentials needed to get data from edge

New study highlights big offshore wind opportunities in North Atlantic

Editor’s note: This article comes from Carnegie Science. According to new research from Carnegie’s Anna Possner and Ken Caldeira, there is considerable opportunity for generating wind power in the open ocean, and particularly the North Atlantic. Their work is published in “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.” On average, wind speeds are higher over

Siemens Gamesa inaugurates new wind-turbine blade plant in Morocco

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new wind-turbine blade factory in Tangier (Morocco), an event chaired by Morocco’s Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid El Alamy, and Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens Gamesa. The first blade plant of a wind-turbine manufacturer in Africa and the Middle East offers

Bloomberg commits to $64 million in new funding to move America beyond coal

One day after the Trump Administration formally announced its plans to rescind the Clean Power Plan, the Obama Administration’s climate change policy that has been held up in federal court, Michael R. Bloomberg announced a new commitment of $64 million to support the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign and other organizations working to advance the

The three pillars of modern wind-resource assessment

By Scott Eichelberger Ph.D., Energy Assessment Analyst and Application & Product Manager Bingqing Peng, Data Scientist & Matthew Hendrickson, Head of Energy Operations Vaisala A tremendous amount has changed in wind-energy technology over the past decade, including the size and capacity of wind turbines and the business models used to site and finance them. The

Innogy becomes sole owner of 860-MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm

innogy and Statkraft have completed an agreement under which innogy has acquired 50% of Statkraft’s share in the offshore wind project, Triton Knoll. With the acquisition, innogy has become its sole owner. Both sides have agreed to maintain confidentiality regarding the purchase price. Triton Knoll is an offshore wind project with a planned installed capacity of

CDPQ and CKD IM acquire 1,712 MW of Enel’s wind & solar assets

La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, and CKD Infraestructura México (CKD IM), a consortium of Mexican institutional investors, announced the acquisition of 80% of a portfolio of eight wind and solar assets owned by Enel Green Power, a global leader in renewable energy. Following this transaction, Enel will remain the

USTDA to support development of offshore wind in Jamaica

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) supporting the development of an offshore wind farm in Jamaica. The feasibility study will evaluate the viability of installing the wind farm, which would represent one of the first offshore wind installations in Jamaica and the greater Caribbean