RES awarded storage project for National Wind Technology Center

Renewable Energy Systems’ (RES) RESolve energy storage system has been selected for the 1-MW/1-MWh energy storage test project at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC). RES is a technology-agnostic integrator that performs the engineering, procurement, and construction. The company also offers long-term performance wraps. RESolve is an advanced energy response system.

Safely managing electrical power assets at wind farms

By Kerry Heid, President & CEO Shermco Industries This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s February 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. A few years ago, the InterNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA — an organization that offers standards and accreditation of third-party electrical testing) conducted a study that showed 23%

AWEA’s O&M conference to feature Shermco Industries’ executives

Several Shermco Industries executives will be providing their expertise in wind project electrical systems, components, and safety at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Operations, Maintenance & Safety 2017 conference held from February 28 to March 1, 2017 in San Diego, California. The event is the premier conference for operators of wind farms in the U.S.

Fact sheet from annual smart grid, battery storage report

The report and information come from the Mercom Capital Group, a cleantech communications, and research firm.

EdgeData and Harris partner on utility asset inspection & management

EdgeData LLC and Harris Corporation, through its Geospatial Solutions business unit, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to accelerate the development of asset inspection and management solutions for the utility industry. The collaboration will be based on remotely sensed data and advanced machine learning technology. Leveraging a recent partnership to deliver inspection

The Grid Modernization Survey results are in

Smart grid testbeds are a critical resource for developing and testing new technologies in a controlled and economic fashion.

Parker Hannifin and AES deploy large-scale energy storage system in Chile

This 20 MW energy storage project will provide spinning reserve and grid reliability services for the Norte Grande Interconnected System, one of Chile’s four separate electricity systems.

sonnen increases investment in growing U.S. energy storage market

Intelligent energy storage company, sonnen, announced a significant investment in a new North American Innovation Center that combines the company’s U.S. manufacturing operations and product R&D in a single facility. The sonnen InnovationHub is expected to begin production of sonnenBatterie products in the second quarter of 2017 in its new location in Atlanta, Georgia. By combining all

ILSCO updates family of surge-protective devices

ILSCO’s Surgency, a family of surge-protective devices, has been updated to include a zinc-plated, liquid-tight hub with tapered female threads. The new corrosion-resistant hub is and made of solid alloy steel. It provides even more versatility in the application of the Surgency models and a faster, easier installation. It also allows for minimal connection lead length, which

Offshore wind generation to fuel demand for T&D equipment market in Europe

According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the T&D equipment market in Europe is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 4% during the forecast period. The report entitled, T&D Equipment Market in Europe 2017-2021, provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends. This report also