Siemens Gamesa to install India’s first commercial hybrid wind & solar project

Siemens Gamesa has been mandated to develop India’s first large commercial hybrid wind-solar project, where a 28.8-MW solar facility will be connected to an existing 50-MW wind farm. This is the first project of its kind for the company and evidences its determination to explore business opportunities that add value for its customers. “This is

Pattern Energy officially launches British Columbia’s largest wind facility

Pattern Energy Group announced the opening of its 179-MW Meikle Wind power project in British Columbia, about 33 km north of Tumbler Ridge. The wind facility consists of 61 GE wind turbines, including 35 3.2-MW turbines and 26 2.75-MW turbines. “This project has been critical to the community for the past three years when other industries were

Bureau Veritas joins Global Industry Alliance to support greater energy efficiency for ships

At a recent ceremony in Singapore, Bureau Veritas formally joined the Global Industry Alliance (GIA). The GIA aims to support improving the energy efficiency of ships and shipping by collectively identifying and developing innovative solutions to address common barriers and promote the uptake of energy efficiency technologies and operational measures. Philippe Donche-Gay, President Marine & Offshore,

Research finds offshore turbines supporting species that were previously rare

Editor’s note: This article comes from the MIT Technology Review’s Emerging Technology from the arXiv. Emerging Technology from the arXiv covers the latest ideas and technologies that appear on the Physics arXiv preprint server.  Offshore wind farms are becoming increasingly common in our oceans. In Europe, the goal is for them to supply over 4% of the continent’s

Meet the vessels: Palfinger Marine introduces new generation fast rescue boat

Safe, quick and agile: Palfinger Marine’s new generation FRSQ 630 fast rescue boat offers optimal working conditions in rough sea conditions – at competitive pricing.

Engie and The Abraaj Group partner to develop wind power in India

The Abraaj Group, an investor operating in growth markets, and ENGIE, a multi-national utility company and one of the largest global independent power producers, announced a partnership to build a wind platform in India. Together, Abraaj and ENGIE have identified a robust pipeline of wind power projects representing over 1 GW in several key states.

CraneWorks Canada named as Bronto Skylift’s distributor in Canada

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CraneWorks operates eight full-service facilities in the US and Canada, offering new and used sales, nationwide service.

Siemens Gamesa secures order for new wind project in Argentina

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina. In September, the company secured a contract from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM (majority-owned by the Argentine state) for the

Sandia snags five awards at 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium, including one for 3D printing of sub-scale turbine blades

Sandia National Laboratories won a total of five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their industry partners for outstanding technology transfer achievements. The consortium’s Mid-Continent and Far West regions recognized a few of Sandia’s advancements including

DNV GL successfully verifies two nacelle-based LiDAR systems

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and renewables certification body, announced the successful verification of two nacelle-based LiDAR systems at their test site in Janneby, Northern Germany. The campaigns included the verification of an Avent WindIris 4-beam, as well as an ZephIR DM LiDAR system. Due to their compact build and