Vestas is closely tracking the evolution of the energy storage market in North America, and engaging in discussions with key storage developers, to make sure it’s ready when the economics of wind turbines paired with batteries hit a tipping point.
US industrial group GE is wrapping a clutch of its fast-developing energy-related operations – including solar and storage – into a new unit called Current that looks set to target growing demand for highly efficient, more distributed power networks.
07 October 2015 03:32 GMT
To the consternation of the renewables industry, Ontario's government appears inclined to make large-scale energy storage a prerequisite for bringing big wind and solar projects onto the province's oversupplied grid in the future.
06 October 2015 12:44 GMT
US offshore engineer Keystone has landed the contract to design a "twisted jacket" foundation for a meteorological mast being installed off Maryland at the site of a planned 500MW wind farm being developed by US Wind Inc.
01 October 2015 08:46 GMT
The global grid-connected, utility-scale battery storage market is expected to leap twenty-fold in the next decade to $8.3bn, from $464m last year, according to a new analysis from consultants Frost & Sullivan.
17 September 2015 12:25 GMT
GE has unveiled the 3.2-130 wind turbine with a 130-metre-diameter rotor – the first product in its new 3MW platform, and one the US group said can be tailored to get the most of low-and medium-wind sites.
15 September 2015 12:43 GMT
Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has laid out plans to lay an underground high-temperature superconducting (HTSC) high-voltage cable, as part of demonstrator project within the country's electricity grid of the pioneering zero-loss technology.
10 September 2015 01:13 GMT
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