Manufacture of the sprawling 723km-long North Sea Link (NSL) transmission line that will connect Norway to Britain for the first time is about to get underway at cable giant Prysmian's factory near Naples, southern Italy.
ABB has won orders worth over $85M from Hydro-Québec to upgrade its 800kV air-insulated switchgear substations and transmission grid, a move driven by rising power demand and need to integrate new renewable energy sources.
22 September 2016 04:52 GMT
Siemens will deliver a quartet of new-look wind power turbine units made up of 7MW machines mated to gravity jacket foundations, plus built-in high voltage transformer, cable and switchgear systems, for the recently awarded 28MW Nissum Bredning Vind pilot off Denmark.
20 September 2016 01:01 GMT
The scale of both the global wind industry and its largest trade expo, WindEnergy Hamburg, could be seen in the heavy-lift arrival today of the world's largest-ever turbine gearbox, a specially designed "exhibition model" of Winergy's 8MW unit, at Hamburg Messe.
19 September 2016 11:32 GMT
Floating wind power is fighting its way forward into industrial-scale existence with international developers taking courage from the major array projects now moving ahead around the globe to extend the reach of the fast-emerging technology into the richer, steadier streams that fly over the world’s deeper waters.
13 September 2016 11:23 GMT
The AD8-180 will be the mightiest ever built. The 8MW turbine’s record-setting 88.4-metre blades will sweep a circle wider than the Colosseum in Rome, its giant drivetrain will be able to handle steel-splitting torque better than any industrial machine on earth — and then transform it into enough power for 10,000 homes.
06 September 2016 10:37 GMT
Power cable specialist JDR has plugged in a new horizontal lay-up machine (HLM) at its UK manufacturing facility as the next step in a strategy to roll out its next-generation underwater connection technology for the offshore energy industry.
06 September 2016 09:56 GMT
Winds of change whipped up by the current fission of renewables investment around the world blew into the Norwegian oil capital, Stavanger, last week, swirling thorough the halls of Offshore Northern Seas (ONS), a biennial trade jamboree started back in 1974 in the then-fishing port.
05 September 2016 08:51 GMT
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