ABB wins $30 million order to support integration of offshore wind energy in the UK

ABB has won a $30 million order from ScottishPower Renewables to supply two SVC Light Static Compensators (STATCOMs) that will smooth out the voltage fluctuations that are an inherent feature of intermittent wind energy. They will increase power transfer capability, improve power quality and enhance grid stability, enabling more energy efficient and reliable power supplies

Vestas launches InteliLight in the U.S.

Vestas‘ InteliLight, its active aviation light-management solution for wind turbines, has demonstrated performance to FAA standards and is officially ready for use in the U.S. The approval follows authority approval in Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway, and Sweden. Using radars with a minimum range of eight kilometers, InteliLight is an expanded product solution replacing OCAS that

Obstruction lighting during wind farm construction

Ensure your wind turbines comply with federal obstruction lighting regulations by adhering to these three FAA requirements for lighting wind farm construction sites.

TechnoCentre éolien tests Technostrobe’s LIDS system for wind farms

The TechnoCentre éolien’s (TCE) technical expertise and infrastructures, designed for research in real-world conditions, has been put to use to allow for a breakthrough in the Quebec wind industry. More specifically, TCE has successfully tested the Lighting Intensity Dimming Solution (LIDS) developed by Technostrobe. The tests carried out by TCE will allow Technostrobe, which is based near

ILSCO unveils Surge Suppression LLC for lightning & surge protection products

ARCOM and Surge Suppression have worked together to create customized versions of the industry-trusted MasterSpec sections to accurately specify SSI’s unique products.

Vestas intros InteliLight active aviation light management for wind farms

Vestas introduces InteliLight for wind turbines. InteliLight delivers reliable activation of aviation lights when needed, avoiding continuous and unnecessary lighting. The system autonomously scans a wind farm’s surrounding area. Each radar has a minimum range of eight kilometers. If an approaching airplane is detected, its distance, speed, and heading are tracked and an assessment is made

Flash Technology says new website will launch soon

The new Flash website will use best practices in usability, ensuring multiple paths to needed information and a mobile responsive design for those times when you’re travelling or in the field.

Dialight launches industry’s most energy efficient A0/A1 24-48 Vdc red obstruction controller system

The A0/A1 obstruction light and system has the lowest dc-power consumption in the industry, making it ideal for operating its Vigilant Low (L-810) and Medium (L-864) Intensity Red Obstruction light typically for met towers for the wind industry or cellular communication towers where solar and battery or generators are typically used as the power source.

Nordex granted certification for aviation obstruction lighting system

With the market launch of its solution for a needs-based aviation obstruction lighting system, Nordex is taking a major step toward boosting the acceptance of wind farms among nearby residents. In March 2016, Nordex and its development partner were granted certification for their needs-based aviation obstruction lighting system. Nordex plans to begin serial production starting

Larson Electronics announces the release of a 40 Watt hazardous location low profile LED light fixture

Larson Electronics, a company that specializes in industrial grade lighting solutions, announced the release of a 40 watt low profile LED light fixture approved for Class 1 Division 2 hazardous locations, while also carrying an ATEX Zone 1 & 2 rating, as well as PSE and SAA certifications.