Posts Tagged ‘cable’

Maine offshore wind project rules out Port Clyde as cable site

In this photo from 2014 is pictured the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS, after its first year at sea in Castine. The 1:8-scale prototype for the huge 6-megawatt turbines is the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S. The proposed route for a cable that would bring electricity from an offshore […]

Hopes for Tasmania’s ‘Battery of the Nation’ dangle by a cable, or two

Back in late 2015, nine months before South Australia blacked out after an extreme storm event, Tasmania entered an energy crisis of its own The single undersea high-voltage electricity cable linking the island state with the mainland failed about a 100 km off the Tasmanian coast. Engineers took six months to find and fix the […]

Obama backs cable box choice; techies vs. feds again; wind power sets …

President Barack Obama threw his weight Friday behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes that control which television channels they watch. Most TV subscribers lease boxes from their cable service provider. View full post on Wind Power News

ABB to Supply Cable for Offshore Wind Farm Extension in the UK

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $30 million from DONG Energy, a leading wind power development company, to supply a high-voltage export cable system that will transmit power from the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. View full post on Wind Power News

Vince Cable: shale gas won’t be a reality in UK for at least a decade

Business secretary calls for energy policies to focus on renewables, describing fracking as a long-term option Shale gas is no more than a long-term possibility for the UK and should not be a key plank of energy policy for the next decade, one of the most senior Liberal Democrats in the cabinet has warned. Vince […]

Producers of Cable Series Hosted by Larry King Announce Plans to…

Each year, utilities increasingly rely on sources like hydroelectric power, nuclear energy, wind energy and solar energy to meet the energy needs of consumers and businesses across the country. View full post on Wind Power News

Substation and underground cable linking to wind farm labelled ‘unsuitable’

Electricity generated from a proposed wind farm off the coast of Lincolnshire is planned to connect onshore via Bicker Fen. View full post on Wind Power News

RWE npower plans Triton Knoll offshore wind cable to run through…

A renewable energy firm has announced its preferred options for transmitting offshore wind power to the National Grid, involving several contentious local developments. View full post on Wind Power News

Caley Ocean Systems Get Offshore Cable Turntable Order

UK’s Caley is to modify the vessel and install the turntable for dredging & marine engineering company Jan de Nul NV . View full post on Wind Power News