Tagged * Windpower Engineering & Development™

Ørsted issues green bonds

By Michelle Froese Ørsted A/S announces its intention to issue a benchmark-size subordinated green hybrid capital security with a maturity in 3017, and first par call date after seven years with a benchmark-size euro-denominated green senior unsecured bond with a maturity of 12 years. Ørsted also invited holders of its outstanding Eurobonds to tender such…

Navigant’s Energy Storage Tracker identifies more than 1,700 projects worldwide

By Michelle Froese A new report from Navigant Research tracks global energy storage projects, providing data on the country, region, market segment, capacity, status, technology vendor, systems integrator, applications, funding, investment, and key milestones of each effort. According to a new report from Navigant Research, improvements in technologies, new business models, regulatory and market conditions…

Deutsche WindGuard builds unique wind tunnel for LiDAR calibration

By Michelle Froese Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services developed a special wind tunnel for the national metrology institute of Germany (PTB). The wind tunnel will be used to calibrate a LiDAR-System newly developed by PTB. The LiDAR has a high spatial and temporal resolution. It will be used by PTB as a traceable reference standard…

MAKE releases its global wind-power market outlook for Q4/2017

By Michelle Froese Innovation and advancements in cost-out measures continue to have a positive impact on the global offshore wind power sector. This is according to MAKE’s Q4/2017 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update, which presents an analysis of global and regional wind-power installation forecasts through 2026. According to MAKE’s new report, the global offshore…

Global storage market to double six times by 2030, says BNEF

By Michelle Froese The global energy storage market will double six times between 2016 and 2030, rising to a total of 125 gigawatts/305 gigawatt-hours. This is a similar trajectory to the remarkable expansion that the solar industry went through from 2000 to 2015, in which the share of photovoltaics as a percentage of total generation…

Megger donates electrical test equipment to North Carolina EUSRT students

By Michelle Froese Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology instructor Mark Rhyne, left, explains to students how to operate the DET24C clamp-on ground resistance tester donated by Megger. (Pictured are second-year EUSRT students at Richmond Community College, from left, Justin Locklear, Zachariah Butler and Rolland Coulon.) Another company in the utility industry has made a…

Vestas wins North American wind deal

By Michelle Froese Vestas says it has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for a new project in North America. The project will be for 300 MW wind farm. However, Vestas has not released other project or contract details. If and when the project translates into a firm and unconditional, the…

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