Coordinated turbine yaw adjustments based on advanced data analytics could increase annual energy production by several percentage points, initial findings from a joint government-industry research project show.
Acciona Energía has bagged a contract to build a wind farm for private investors in Mexico. The contract, worth $111m, has been signed with Actis and Comexhidro for the design, engineering and construction of a 49.5 MW wind farm.
While floating offshore wind is a nascent technology, comprising just the first demonstration projects, it could be that large scale floating turbine arrays become the norm in the future, as a natural development of the offshore wind industry.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in the U. S. has defined three Wind Energy Areas offshore North Carolina, which total approximately 307,590 acres, for potential commercial wind energy development.
The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management have announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy leasing.
Infraestructura Energética Nova (IEnova) has announced the execution and funding of a US$270m project financing, including letter of credit facilities, for the construction of the first phase of the Energía Sierra Juárez wind project.
More than 90% of the world’s offshore wind power is currently installed off northern Europe, but the global offshore map is set to strike a very different picture in the next ten years if China can find the right tools and partners to help meet its goals.
Rame Energy plc, the international energy consultant, engineer and power generator, has reported that the mobilisation of site equipment and site clearance at the Company’s 15MW Raki/Huajache Project in Chile has commenced.
Alstom’s experience in Brazil is instructive for any original equipment manufacturer (OEM) looking to break into an emerging market. Product management director, Thibault Desclee de Maredsous, talks of operations and maintenance (O&M) and more.