Tagged Manufacturing

LM Wind unveils 107-m turbine blade, currently the world’s largest

By Michelle Froese LM Wind Power is completing the final touches on what it says is the world’s largest wind-turbine blade at 107 meters. The blade is finished the molding process and will next receive post-molding finishing touches. The manufacturing is being done at LM Wind’s factory in Cherbourg, France. LM Wind Power has completed…

Leading energy companies form ESA task force for energy storage safety

By Kelsey Misbrener Top energy companies — including GE Energy Storage, Panasonic, LG Chem Power and Duke Energy — joined the Energy Storage Association today to make safety a priority when manufacturing and operating energy storage systems. ESA formally launched the Energy Storage Industry Corporate Responsibility Initiative and pledge at its Annual Energy Storage Conference…

Does SolarCity sell Tesla solar panels? Tesla SolarCity options explained

By Sponsored Content Tesla Inc, led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, is known around the world for its successful development of electric vehicles. In 2015, the company also entered the renewable energy market with its Tesla Energy division. This division manufactures and installs residential solar energy system components. Shortly after, in 2016, Tesla acquired the…

How much is a Tesla? 2019 Tesla models and Tesla prices

By Sponsored Content If you’ve considered taking the plunge into the electric vehicle (EV) market, Tesla Motors needs no introduction. The most well-known manufacturer of EVs in the world, Tesla recently expanded into residential solar through acquisition of solar panel company SolarCity. The goal, as described on Tesla’s website, is to create “the world’s only…

Vestas install 1 in 5 wind turbines in 2018, finds GWEC

By Michelle Froese The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published the first edition of its annual Global Wind Market Development – Supply Side Data 2018. According to the report, 20,641 wind turbines were installed globally in 2018, with a combined capacity of 50,617 MW. The report finds that over half of the top 15…

CPS America inverters now UL-certified for rapid shutdown

By Kelsey Misbrener Tigo announced the new Underwriter Laboratories (UL) certification of its TS4 Platform Rapid Shutdown Systems (RSS) with Chint Power Solutions (CPS). The CPS inverters listed below successfully certified with Tigo’s RSS solutions: TS4-F (Fire Safety), TS4-O (Optimization) and TS4-L (Long String). Tigo is currently compatible and available with CPS and more tier…

Senvion secures €100m ‘breathing space’

Turbine manufacturer Senvion has agreed a €100 million loan from its existing lenders, giving the company a lifeline as it navigates its administration process. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Romo Wind and eta Blades collaborate to extend lifecycle of aging turbines

By Michelle Froese Romo Wind and eta Blades are cooperating to provide customers with solutions to improve the performance and extend the lifecycle of the growing number of aging wind farms. Romo Wind’s iSpin technology monitors the performance and the wind site conditions for detailed load and lifetime assessments. eTa Blades re-designs and manufactures lighter…

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