Floating Lidar has taken another step toward being accepted as a "bankable" wind measurement technology, following the completion of the two-year test run of a pair of prototypes at RWE Innogy's 576MW Gwynt y Môr development off Wales.
23 February 2015 09:59 GMT
Getting the first wind turbines into the Great Lakes won’t be easy, but developer Lake Erie Economic Development Corp. (LEEDCo) is counting on a US-made monopile foundation design and strong public support to help get the job done.
10 February 2015 06:52 GMT
Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has stepped away from plans to take its SeaAngel 7MW offshore turbine to market, and will instead focus on supplying its ground-breaking digital-displacement hydraulic transmission (DDT) drive train technology to the MHI Vestas platform, it emerged today.
06 February 2015 12:31 GMT
Global risk management specialist DNV GL today met six partners from the wind and oil & gas industries who are expected to join a new joint industry project (JIP) that marries floating wind turbines with water injection technology for ageing offshore fields.
02 February 2015 02:13 GMT
Plans to trial a range of front-running floating Lidar (light detection and ranging) devices have been unveiled by UK industry body the Carbon Trust, as part of a home-stretch push to commercialise the cost-saving wind measurement technology.
02 February 2015 12:36 GMT
The coming unveiling by turbine maker Enercon of a 4.2MW "bread and butter" design is on-message with the industry's movement toward upscaled onshore machines, but also points to another game-changing trend – modular blades.
12 January 2015 03:45 GMT
Siemens, Dong Energy and London Array – the world's biggest operating offshore wind farm – are all heading for a UK court showdown with German turbine-maker Enercon over alleged patent infringement of 'Storm Control' technology developed by the latter's founder, Aloys Wobben, Recharge has learned.
09 January 2015 01:18 GMT
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