ENGIE North America announces largest utility-scale energy storage installation in Massachusetts

Although the Massachusetts facility will be solar powered, the company also employs wind power where appropriate.

Navigant Research launches Energy Storage Forecast Data Service

Navigant Research announced the launch of its Energy Storage Forecast Data Service, which provides quarterly market insights on the emerging energy storage technologies and applications for the largest global markets. Powered by Navigant Research’s energy storage forecast models, this Data Service enables users to prioritize investment targets in markets that are expected to grow rapidly, while monitoring

ENERCON unveils new 3-MW turbine series for the Canadian market

ENERCON Canada on the occasion of the Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Canadian Wind Energy Association introduced to the Canadian market two new turbine models as part of its 3-MW platform (EP3). The E-126 EP3 and E-138 EP3 are designed for sites with moderate and low winds respectively and are scheduled to go into production

Senvion extends modularity of its 3.XM turbines in North America

Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, announces the inclusion of the Senvion 3.7M144 into its North American product portfolio. The 3.7M144 is based on existing, proven technology and extends the modularity of its 3-MW (3.XM) platform in North America to four different nominal capacities with three different rotor diameters and a suitability for low

Vaisala’s Triton cuts wind measurement costs in Canada’s cold climate

Canadian renewable energy developer Sequoia Energy Inc. has successfully used Vaisala’s Triton Wind Profiler remote sensing unit to secure financing and cut wind measurement costs in central Canada, where sub-zero temperatures, snow, and ice regularly disrupt measurement campaigns.

Wärtsilä’s American Hydro to increase efficiency & production cap at Washington State pump-generating plant

The Grand Coulee Dam is the largest hydropower project in the United States, generating more than 21 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year.

DNV GL releases updated GRIDSTOR recommended practice for grid-connected energy storage systems

The updated version of Gridstor incorporates the latest storage technologies and market developments and provides the most up to date recommendations on safety, operation, and performance for grid-connected energy storage systems.

New York’s Drive Clean Rebate spurs 74% increase in EV sales

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that New York has seen a 74% increase in electric car sales over the same time period last year, resulting from the Drive Clean Rebate initiative launched on March 21, 2017. The Drive Clean Rebate provides New York residents with a rebate of up to $2,000 for the purchase of a

ProfEC Ventus launches online “One-Stop Wind Shop” for sensors & measurement systems

ProfEC Ventus has launched an online shop for wind measurement systems, wind met masts, and its accredited services. The “One-Stop Wind Shop” is the only one of its kind, which is operated by an accredited Measuring Institute and Test Laboratory with its own, accredited Calibration Laboratory. The offer ranges from individual sensors to fully calibrated, certified

Siemens Gamesa to deliver 96.6 MW of onshore wind power in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply the Sørfjord Vindpark onshore wind-power plant in Northern Norway with 23 units of their Onshore Direct-Drive OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 MW and a 130-m diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on towers with 80-meter hub heights. A five-year