What’s the difference between the installed capacity and electricity generation of energy sources?

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) refers to capacity as the maximum output of electricity that a generator can produce under ideal conditions.

Water battery is a natural power storage facility, says Wind AG

With the water battery, Max Bögl Wind AG has developed a completely new large-scale storage facility, which sets new standards in a technologically innovative way.

Xcel Energy wind projects deliver for customers and communities

Adding 3,380 megawatts of new wind generation will keep Xcel customer bills low now and in the future.

GE sets its sites on Vestas in latest IP infringement battle

GE brought suit against Vestas in the U.S. District Court in the Central District of California alleging that Vestas is IP infringement on the infamous “705 patent”, which governs GE’s IP on zero-voltage ride through

Accelerating renewables development through knowledge transfer

By transferring oil and gas industry knowledge and expertise to renewable energy we can shorten the development time for new concepts.

Effective hand-over from offshore wind construction (including commissioning) to operations departments

Often the people responsible for constructing the project, including commissioning, (‘Construction’) will move on to another project quickly and take all that project specific knowledge with them. In comparison, the ‘Operator’ of the asset will be preparing to accept the asset.

Siemens Gamesa successfully installs Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia (Thailand) by installing this year the tallest wind turbines on the continent. The turbines are equipped with 153-metre tall towers,

Vertical axis wind turbine technology continues to improve

The SAWT, a vertical axis design, solves the three technical problems in the vertical axis wind turbine industry.

Say hello to SMES: Superconducting magnetic energy storage system

Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) is a novel technology that stores electricity from the grid within the magnetic field of a coil comprised of superconducting wire with near-zero loss of energy.

Merges & acquisitions in power are losing their spark

While traditional firms are under increasing pressure from regulators, renewable energy sources are catching M&A dealmakers’ attention.