WPPI Energy to purchase output from Invenergy’s Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center

Invenergy and WPPI Energy announced an agreement that will advance plans for constructing the 132-MW Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center in Henry County, Illinois. Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center is scheduled to begin commercial operation by mid-2018 and will create more than 150 jobs during construction and up to six full-time jobs once

Say hello to SMES: Superconducting magnetic energy storage system

Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) is a novel technology that stores electricity from the grid within the magnetic field of a coil comprised of superconducting wire with near-zero loss of energy.

Slip ring dependability gives small-wind builder a big advantage

As the nacelle of the turbine rotates into the wind, a slip ring prevents the cables from twisting into a knot.

Energy storage developments in Canada, the U.S. and beyond in the last 12 mos

Energy storage has been referred to by many commentators as a “game changer” because it will greatly improve the efficient use of electricity resources (generation, transmission, distribution).

Charge, discharge, and battery simulation: a solution for battery & connected devices

The 17040 system has flexible test editing functions to perform independent channel tests and conforms to the diversified requirements for testing secondary battery packs with high safety and stability.

Sika Corp intros Sikaflex-211 US adhesive and sealant in black

Sika Corporation, a supplier of innovative adhesive and sealant solutions is proud to announce that Sikaflex-211 US, a multi-purpose general sealant for transportation and industrial assembly applications.

Antaira Technologies offers new media converter

Antaira Technologies, a global developer and manufacturer of industrial networking devices and communication solutions for harsh environment applications, announced the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the IMP-C1000-SFP series. The IMP-C1000- SFP series is a compact IP30 rated gigabit Ethernet-to-fiber media converter featuring a 10/100/1000Tx Ethernet port that supports IEEE 802.3at high

Altitec partners with Nordex for end-of-warranty blade inspections

Blade inspection and maintenance specialist, Altitec, has completed end-of-warranty (EOW) blade inspections at the Amakhala Wind Farm in South African’s Eastern Cape. The inspections were undertaken in partnership with Nordex Energy South Africa. Under the terms of the contract, Altitec carried out EOW inspections on 54 turbines, each with a height of 91 m. Inspection

Ten years of progress positions Ohio to take renewables to the next level

Since 2007, Ohio has seen over a 19,000%  increase in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun and an 8,510% increase in wind-power production, according to a new report released by Environment Ohio Research & Policy Center. The report also highlights advances in the use of energy storage and electric vehicles that will

Sentient Science raises $22.5 million in Series B growth-stage funding with Georgian Partners

Sentient Science announced that Toronto, Ontario-based growth equity firm, Georgian Partners, will fund $22.5 million in a Series B, growth-stage investment in the materials science-based software as a service company. Sentient’s expansion in the wind-energy market, providing prognostic health monitoring and life-extension actions for fielded wind turbines will soon be available to commercial customers in the aerospace and rail markets. Capital funds