Dutch wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey has developed what it says is the world's first climbing crane, to enable a faster and cheaper installation of onshore wind turbines in hard-to-access sites such as dikes, forests, mountains and marshlands.
16 June 2016 07:57 GMT
Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has unveiled its vision of a future utility-scale electricity network in Europe, based around a giant converter station on an artificial island channeling some 30GW of generation from arrays of offshore wind plants into countries bordering the North Sea.
10 June 2016 10:55 GMT
The long industrial jetty jutting out into the picturesque lakes behind the Prysmian factory west of Helsinki is an unlikely jumping-off point for what could be the largest infrastructure construction campaign in history.
07 June 2016 08:38 GMT
Spanish-French offshore wind turbine maker Adwen is stepping up trials of the prototype drive-train for its gigantic AD8-180 machine with expectations it will have a flagship of the highly-anticipated 8MW model up and turning port-side by the end of the year.
06 June 2016 09:51 GMT
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released a draft proposal to improve rural electricity access by facilitating private investment in at least 500MW of micro and mini grid systems, all paired with renewables such as solar, wind and biomass.
06 June 2016 08:01 GMT
US-based UniEnergy Technologies and China’s Rongke Power have revealed plans to install an 800MWh vanadium flow battery (VFB) — the world’s largest such system — to integrate renewables into the grid in northern China, where the curtailment of wind is a serious problem.
01 June 2016 04:26 GMT
Large wind turbine manufacturers are investing heavily in the US as part of an industry-wide effort to become as cost-competitive as possible with natural gas and solar before the production tax credit (PTC) expires at the end of this decade.
26 May 2016 03:14 GMT
Invenergy, the largest privately owned US renewables developer, is launching a corporate venture-capital fund to invest in clean-energy companies whose technologies will benefit its own renewables projects and those across the industry.
26 May 2016 02:05 GMT
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