Acciona opens battery storage plant at wind farm in Spain

Acciona Energia has opened a new battery storage plant alongside a wind farm in Barasoain, located in the region of Navarra, Spain. It is the first battery storage facility incorporated into a grid-connected wind farm in the country. The aim of the battery system is to increase the generation of renewable energy and optimize the management

Boothroyd Dewhurst DFM Concurrent Costing 3.0 supports OEM supply chain partnerships with science-based estimates and best-cost practices

Design for Manufacturing 3.0 let’s OEMs and suppliers explore bids in a neutral framework where machine types, speeds, processing sequences and optimum levels of automation are discussed.

Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets, 2026: Focus on electric double-layer capacitor, ultracapacitor, lithium-ion capacitor

While lithium-ion batteries are increasingly capturing the market of other battery technologies, they will never be able to compete with supercapacitor technology in terms of power and number of cycles.

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

eTa Blades and Nabla Wind Power launch WindGainHub

WindGainHub is conceived to be OEM independent providing unique equipment and tools which are compatible, dedicated and tailored for each asset.

Graphene and other carbon nanomaterials can replace scarce metals says Chalmers University of Technology

A survey at Chalmers University of Technology now shows that there are potential technology-based solutions that can replace many of the metals with carbon nanomaterials, such as graphene.

Nonmetalic electrical enclosures sport over 30 configurations & thermal accessories

AttaBox offers a wide-ranging selection of non-metallic enclosures, featuring 10 full product lines encompassing over 800 parts numbers and over 30 configurations along with complementary thermal and standard accessories.

Pumped hydro storage market to exceed $350 billion by 2024

According to EASE, the pumped hydro plants have an average efficiency of 70 to 80% when compared with other technologies.

Technavio identifies top 5 vendors in the global low and medium-voltage switchgear market

This market research report also lists 14 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.

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