Lafert Motors have stainless steel parts, soft starts, and more for the wind industry

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Nexans to build new cable-laying vessel as part of clean-energy initiative

To drive the shift of global energy production and distribution in the direction of renewables and clean energy, Nexans announces that it has started the construction of a new cable-laying vessel for submarine HV cable systems installation. “The construction of this new cable-laying vessel is a fundamental milestone in our commitment to cleaner energy,“ said Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Nexans

ODE consortium wins Owners Engineer contracts for two French offshore wind projects

A consortium constituting of international engineering and operations support services contractor ODE (an integral part of the DORIS Group, and DORIS Engineering), has been awarded Owners Engineer contracts covering the wind-turbine generator installation and marine construction management for the Éoliennes en mer Dieppe et Le Tréport and the Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier wind farms off

Five million commercial customers could cut costs with battery storage

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Clean Energy Group (CEG) have released the first comprehensive public analysis detailing the potential size of the commercial behind-the-meter battery storage market in the U.S. NREL recently analyzed over 10,000 utility tariffs in 48 states, finding that more than five million of the 18

ABB increases support for China’s ambitious 2020 wind-power goal

ABB announced it is now supplying wind-generator converters made at its factory in Chaoyang, Beijing, thereby bringing wider power ranges and improved reliability at cost to support China’s ambitious development goal for wind power. This next-generation technology will help to deliver 210+ GW installed capacity. China currently leads the global wind energy market, with 23.3

Spica Technology to adapt FT wind sensors for wind-turbine retrofits

Spica Technology ApS and FT Technologies recently signed a cooperation agreement to become integration partners. Under the contract, Spica Technology will develop software and electronics that allow ultrasonic high-performance FT wind sensors to be retrofitted in older wind turbines — without changing the software for the turbines. “We want to give the turbines the best

Red Lion adds new platforms for cellular RTUs that further IIoT connectivity

Red Lion Controls, a global expert in communication, monitoring, and control for industrial automation and networking, announced that its RAM industrial routers and cellular RTUs now support the Microsoft Azure, Cumulocity, and Nokia IMPACT IIoT platforms. This follows the recent announcement that Red Lion’s RAM products now support the MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) protocol. The addition of these two

New model FCR Relay Class, Revenue Grade Split-Core Current Transformer from FLEX-CORE

The company is a provider of transformers, transducers, switches, relays, signal conditioners/converters, meters, and accessories.

ABB’s distribution management software to improve outage response at major U.S. utility

ABB has successfully delivered its latest distribution and outage management systems to ComEd, a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, the United States’ leading energy provider. The software solution helps ComEd minimize the impact of outages for its customers across northern Illinois. ABB Ability based Network Manager distribution management system (DMS) provides real-time monitoring and control,

CWind secures cable contract for Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, announced that it has been successfully awarded a contract to deliver all cable pull-in services for 66 offshore wind turbines and one offshore substation at Merkur Offshore Wind Farm. The 396-MW Merkur project is currently being constructed 45 km from the island of Borkum in