Posts Tagged ‘Power’

How the Cloud Can Elevate Solar and Wind Power

Off-grid solar and wind power are a fast-growing alternative to electric grid power for critical infrastructure, but issues of reliability and consistent delivery of power have hindered widespread adoption. Cloud-based apps are already transforming our lives and how businesses operate in countless ways from managing our bank accounts to hailing taxis and booking vacation homes, […]

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Jian Sun Receives Power Electronics Achievement Award

Jian Sun, professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering and director the New York State Center for Future Energy Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, received the 2017 R. David Middlebrook Outstanding Achievement Award from the IEEE Power Electronics Society . He was recognized for “contributions to modeling and control of power electronic converters and systems.” […]

Jordan Selects Finalists to Bid for 300MW of Solar, Wind Power an hour ago

Jordan selected 45 companies including France's Total SA and Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power as finalists to bid for six solar and wind energy power plants with total capacity of 300 megawatts of power. The 31 companies selected for the four solar power plants include Linuo Group, FRV Solar Holdings, ACWA Power, Chint Solar, Total Solar […]

Weatherwatch: how to maximise the power from mighty blades

Engineers are working on turbine blades that automatically adjust to high wind pressure and will stand up to strong winds and turbulent gusts Wind turbine blades are getting ever larger and producing more power, but fluctuations in wind speed mean they are not always efficient. Blades can now be 85m long (and will be longer […]

Researchers say even without Clean Power Plan, U.S. can meet its goals

Last year, the Trump administration announced it would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, and repeal the Clean Power Plan, or CPP. That's the Obama-era policy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric power generation by 32% by 2030, below 2005 levels. View full post on Wind Power News

Aep Southwestern Electric Power Co.Swepco questions identity, funding …

Southwestern Electric Power Co. , a unit of American Electric Power , called into question advertising by an anonymous group working in Louisiana to oppose the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project. View full post on Wind Power News

KOHLERKohler Co. Announces Wind Power Investment

Kohler Co. announced a 15-year agreement to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, Kansas. View full post on Wind Power News

City Utilities of Springfield adds 100 MW of wind power

Missouri-based City Utilities of Springfield has stepped up its commitment to renewables by securing an additional 100 MW of wind energy from a 300-MW project currently under construction near Salina, Kansas. CU noted in a March 6 news release that it is one of three entities acquiring power and renewable energy credits of the wind […]

Gujarat wind power capacity to rise by 1,000 MW a year

Gujarat is likely to see huge investments in wind power over the next few years as the state government is targeting to double wind power generation capacity in the state by 2022. As of December 2017, Gujarat was home to 5,526 MW of wind power generation capacity, the second highest in the country after Tamil […]

Pitch Control Critical for Wind Power

Pitch control is a weak link in wind turbines. Moog's redesigned version reduces failures and weight while improving safety and reliability. View full post on Wind Power News