Top wind turbine manufacturers in Navigant Research Assessment announced

Navigant says wind turbine manufacturers are primarily ranked in terms of total megawatts installed in a given year, but a more interesting story looks at differences in strategy and execution, product offerings, and geographic diversification.

Prysmian to reconfirm commitment to tech innovation

Prysmian Group, will showcase its comprehensive range of products and technologies, specifically dedicated to High Voltage underground and submarine power transmission, at the 2016 Biannual Session of CIGRE (the International Council on Large Electrical Systems, one of the key worldwide bodies operating in the sector) that will take place in Paris from August 22 to

EnSync Energy sells multiple purchase agreements to AEP OnSite Partners

EnSync, Inc. announced the sale of multiple projects to AEP OnSite Partners, a subsidiary of American Electric Power.

FERC requires newly interconnecting small generators to ride through abnormal frequency and voltage events

FERC recently modified its pro forma Small Generator Interconnection Agreement (SGIA) to require newly interconnecting small generating facilities to ride through abnormal frequency and voltage events and not disconnect during such events.

ZaGo sealing fasteners & components keep lube in, dirt out

ZaGO’s military standard parts have met the strict specifications of both the Metric Standard and NASM82496. ZaGO’s MS3212/MS3213 parts are time-tested and pressure tested. The company says it is the only manufacturer of sealing screws capable of performing NASM specified pressure testing. Users depend on cutting edge-machinery to do some of the most complicated, vital tasks out there. Whether extraordinary

Netherlands Offshore wind farm Borssele lowest cost world wide

The cost of building and operating the Borssele offshore wind farm is expected to be Euro 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. Moreover the 700 MW wind farm will generate 22.5% more electricity than anticipated. The lower than anticipated price follows fierce competition between companies in the public tender to secure the permit and associated

Rugged computers tame wind’s hard-knock work conditions

When it comes to selecting a computer for wind-power field applications, the choice is clearly a rugged computers, notebook or tablet. Most wind-power companies deploy large mobile workforces over huge

NextEra Energy Partners acquires Cedar Bluff and Golden Hills Wind Energy Centers

NextEra Energy Partners announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 285 MW of contracted renewables projects from a subsidiary of its sponsor, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC. Included in the acquisition are two modern wind facilities, commissioned in 2015 with GE technology. The acquisition expands the contracted renewable energy projects in NextEra Energy Partners’ portfolio

Alaska Power & Telephone announces new wind-farm grant

Alaska Power & Telephone was selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to receive $3M in grant funds through the High Energy Cost Grant Program to construct a 1.8-MW wind farm in interior Alaska. The 7-Mile Wind project will be a 1.8-MW wind farm, located in a Class-4 Wind area adjacent the Glenn Highway, near the

Pattern Energy to acquire wind-power facility in New Mexico

Pattern Energy Group Inc. announced it will acquire interests in the 324-MW Broadview wind-power facility and associated independent 35-mile, 345-kV Western Interconnect transmission line from Pattern Energy Group for $269 million at commencement of commercial operations. Pattern Development has closed financing and is beginning construction on Broadview, which is located 30 miles north of Clovis, New