Siemens next year expects to present new technology that would do away with the need for a separate offshore transformer substation also for wind farms linked to the coast via direct current (DC) grid links, the company’s offshore wind head Michael Hannibal told Recharge.
04 May 2015 09:09 GMT
An innovative, life-extending bearings technology developed by UK drive-train specialist Ricardo has been installed for field tests on a grid-connected turbine on ScottishPower Renewables’ Barnesmore wind farm in Ireland.
01 May 2015 12:13 GMT
Danish utility Dong's decision to go ahead with development of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project off the UK is the first time an offshore wind farm has been green-lighted based on readings collected by floating lidar, according to the technology's supplier, FLiDAR.
24 April 2015 09:20 GMT
Japan’s fledgling offshore wind market offers abundant opportunities for foreign equipment suppliers, developers and O&M specialists to share their expertise, help reduce capital costs and bring down operating expenses, according to MAKE Consulting.
23 April 2015 08:59 GMT
Next-generation offshore wind turbine foundation designer Universal Foundation (UF) is on the brink of a breakthrough deal off Denmark with a "large, well-known utility" to install a first batch of its so-called mono bucket bases topped with 6MW-plus class turbines, Recharge has learned.
20 April 2015 08:09 GMT
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