Winergy commissions Australia’s largest test bench for wind-turbine gearboxes

Gearbox manufacturer Winergy has invested in a 2.8-MW load test bench in its Service Center in Rockhampton, Australia. This investment means that the facility now has Australia’s largest and most advanced test rig for wind-power gearboxes. From now on every gearbox that is serviced and refurbished in Rockhampton is subject to the Winergy test routine.

GE Renewable Energy books $100 million deal for 344-MW hydro storage project in Israel

344 MW hydro storage power plant to feed more reliable energy to national grid in less than two minutes

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.

Fluitec launches new turbine oil with 10 year performance guarantee

Fluitec International (http://www.fluitec.com) announced that they have released Infinity Fluids’ new turbine oil product that is the first of its kind on the market: Infinity TO 32 and Infinity TO 46.

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,

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.

High growth expected for modular, battery-based energy storage systems, finds Frost & Sullivan

Utilities are increasingly demanding that the life of battery-based energy storage systems (BESS) be extended to 10 years so they can obtain sizeable returns on their investment, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. Battery manufacturers currently offer five years and are making concerted efforts to enhance the durability of BESS, as well as provide

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

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.

Plans unveiled for largest offshore wind & energy storage combination

Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the American coast: Revolution Wind, a utility-scale offshore wind farm paired with an energy storage system. “Revolution Wind will be the largest combined offshore wind and energy storage project in the world,” said Deepwater Wind Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Grybowski. “People may be surprised by just