Tagged * Windpower Engineering & Development™

Pryme Group develops 2 tools for offshore wind foundation installation

By WPED Staff Pryme Group, an engineering collective that designs solutions for global industrial markets, has launched two specialist tooling systems for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems. Credit: Pryme Group Pile Fixation Tool (PFT) and PileProp are designed to support the installation of monopile and jacket foundations for offshore wind, by providing a…

Ingeteam develops new offshore power converter product range up to 18MW

By Sponsored Content Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion and turbine control equipment, announced that a recent in-house R&D study has allowed them to work out the optimal electrical power conversion designs for offshore wind turbines up to 18MW. Ingeteam says it designed its new medium voltage full power converter range ‘as a…

3.5-GW Southwest wind project portfolio receives key approvals

By WPED Staff Pattern Energy Group, a renewable energy developer, announced its SunZia Transmission project received unanimous approval from the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) on its recent Certificate of Environmental Compatibility application, representing the completion of the state’s permitting process. SunZia Transmission will enable access to the 3,500+ MW SunZia Wind project, powering the needs…

Mammoet and Bay Crane partner on U.S. offshore wind industry

By WPED Staff Mammoet is joining Bay Crane Services to tackle the offshore wind industry. Mammoet USA was founded in 1989 to provide local engineered heavy lift and transport services to the states. With more than 30 years of experience, Mammoet now has nine total U.S. locations, including the main location in Rosharon, Texas. Bay…

Can we power offshore support vessels with renewable energy?

By WPED Contributor By Wei Huang, Ph.D., director and global offshore market sector lead of offshore support vessels, ABS Demand for the offshore support vessel (OSV) services is growing. In 2020, the market reached $13.78 billion, despite the economic chaos and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. By 2028, demand for OSV services is set…

Covering wind energy potential at International Wind Congress 2022

By Sponsored Content New solutions for wind farm construction, ways of prolonging the life cycle of turbines, technologies to reach 2030 goals, and international partnerships in the wind energy sector were covered at the International Wind Congress on November 6-7, 2022 in Berlin, Germany. The Congress welcomed developers and operators, oil and gas companies, EPCs,…

Hitachi Energy enters strategic partnership with Equinor

By WPED Staff Hitachi Energy has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Equinor to collaborate within electrification, renewable power generation and low-carbon initiatives worldwide. The agreement underlines both companies’ commitment to accelerate the energy transition and advance a more sustainable, flexible and secure energy system. It builds on the two companies’ long and successful collaboration…

Tianjin Sure Energy extends equipment life and reduces wind turbine maintenance with SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO

By Sponsored Content ExxonMobil Chemical’s mPAO base stocks deliver our products with better performance and provide tangible benefits to our customers.” – Dr. Zhang Guanjun, executive president, Tianjin Sure Energy Ltd. By Lindsey Bunting, Global Market Development, Synthetic base stocks Challenge: Successfully create lubricants to meet customer requirements China is among world’s top three wind…

Lone Star wind farm in Texas hits 15-year anniversary

By WPED Staff EDP Renewables North America commemorates the 15-year anniversary of operations at the Lone Star I Wind Farm located in Shackelford County, Texas. Lone Star Wind Farm is comprised of two 200-MW phases, totaling 400 MW of installed capacity, and also spans into Callahan County. The project represents an estimated capital investment of…

Repowering and recycling of turbines to be discussed at RE:WIND 2022

By Sponsored Content Repowering and recycling of turbines is one of the highlights of the International Wind Congress 2022 that takes place in Berlin, Germany, on November, 7-8. RE:WIND 2022 gathers developers, operators, EPC(I)s, Electricity TSO to network, build partnerships, find new leads, and to influence the future development. The topic of repowering and recycling…

EDP Renewables starts construction on 202-MW Indiana wind farm

By WPED Staff EDP Renewables North America, a renewable energy developer and operator in North America, started construction at the 202-MW Indiana Crossroads II Wind Farm in White County, Indiana. The project is slated to be operational in 2023 and will annually power the equivalent of more than 54,000 average Indiana homes. During peak construction,…

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