Nexans acquires BE CableCon, makers of wind-turbine cable kits

By 2040, renewable energy sources will account for almost three quarters of the $10.2 trillion global investment in new power generating technology. To accelerate its growth in this highly promising segment, Nexans has acquired a controlling interest in BE CableCon, the Denmark-based manufacturer and supplier of cable kits for some of Europe’s leading wind turbine

Cooperative Energy selects new Wärtsilä 31SG engine for power generation

The project will consist of two gas-fired Wärtsilä 31SG engines, the first order for the world’s most efficient gas engine.

MIT Technology Review tells how to get Wyoming wind to California, and cut 80% of U.S. carbon emissions

MIT Technology Review: It could carry as much as 3,000 megawatts of Wyoming wind power to the electricity markets of California, Nevada, and Arizona.

Meet North America’s largest lithium-ion battery storage facility

On a typical industrial street about 30 miles outside of downtown San Diego there sits a unique facility: the largest lithium-ion battery in North America. Its 400,000 self-contained batteries provide the local Escondido and surrounding area in California with reliable power on demand. “The substation on the other side of the battery bank feeds enough

Emerson launches line of power supply redundancy modules

Emerson has launched a new line of power supply redundancy modules delivering more operational reliability than competitors’ modules and ensuring additional protection against critical power failures in hazardous locations and harsh industrial environments. Emerson SolaHD SDN2X redundancy modules continuously monitor two power supplies connected in parallel. In the event one power supply fails, the SDN2X

Stem to build the first energy storage virtual power plants in Japan

Stem Inc., the global provider of artificial intelligence-driven energy storage services, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. are partnering to build  one of the first aggregated fleets of industrial customer-sited energy storage operating in Japan. This pilot will help inform Japan’s plans to develop aggregated demand response resources as flexible capacity to manage the variability from

Littelfuse new industrial relays & high-speed fuses selected as finalists for 2017 product of the year

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, today announced that three new lines of Littelfuse products have been selected as finalists in the Electrical Safety category of Plant Engineering magazine’s 2017 Product of the Year program.

Significance, causes, and mitigation of neutral corrosion in underground cables

This paper reviews six neutral corrosion issues and provides data to shed some light on the overall significance of the phenomenon.

Penn State aims to advance renewables through energy storage & microgrid training

A unique partnership between Penn State and industry members is working to advance solar and wind energy through energy storage and microgrid systems education and training. The Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification (ESAM-TAC) program is part of the GridSTAR Center, a smart grid education and research center at Penn State at The Navy

Ingeteam surpasses 40 GW of installed wind-power capacity

Ingeteam, an independent supplier of electrical conversion equipment, has announced that it surpassed the milestone of 40 GW of installed wind-power capacity worldwide thanks to record sales of its converter product lines. This significant achievement underpins the growth the company experienced in its core markets, with an addition of an impressive 10 GW globally in just