Electrical Equipment & Systems

Bechtel Congratulates International Team on Chornobyl Milestone

December 1, 2016

Massive confinement arch moved over damaged nuclear reactor, protecting the environment

RESTON, Va., Nov. 29, 2016 -- Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management firm, today congratulated an international team for completing a historic milestone at the site of the Chornobyl nuclear plant: the successful sliding of a massive containment arch that now covers the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

NREL expands PV modules each year.

November 30, 2016

Installing new PV modules just north of NREL parking garage in first row as demonstration project, NREL is helping PV industry for performance validation. With an intention to study with high accuracy, initial degradation of modules and to make all data available publicly, NREL researchers examined results of nearly 200 studies and found degradation rate ranges from 0.5%-1% a year depending on technology used.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

NREL's 2016 U.S. Electricity Sector Outlook forecasts significant projected growth in natural gas and renewables through 2050.

November 22, 2016

Capturing information on factors that could impact future power sector evolution, Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 2016 Standard Scenarios report discusses four areas that can change in the U.S. electricity sector: renewable energy cost declines and associated growth, abundance of low-cost natural gas and associated generation, rapid growth in distributed rooftop photovoltaics, and power sector decarbonisation.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vasari Energy Doubles Solar Project Development in Arizona to 140 MW

November 18, 2016

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 - Vasari Energy has announces the expansion of its utility-scale solar project in Maricopa County and Gild Bend, Arizona, doubling the company's solar generating projects within the state, and increasing capacity from 68 MW to 140 MW. The California based energy provider plans to construct and operate a solar facility on the 900 acre development site which...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hydrogenics Enters into Strategic Collaboration with StratosFuel for 2.5 MW Power-to-Gas Project in California

November 8, 2016

North America’s Largest Renewable Hydrogen Plant to Power Fuel Cell Vehicles

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 01, 2016 - Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS) (TSX:HYG) (“Hydrogenics” or “the Company”), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with StratosFuel,...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Green Street Solar Power Begins Construction on the Largest Single Rooftop Solar Installation in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

October 31, 2016

4.1-Megawatt PV System Projected to Save the Attleboro School District over $3.5 Million in 25 Years WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - Green Street Solar Power, a solar sales, finance and installation company located in the Bronx, NY, has begun construction on a 4.1-megawatt high efficiency PV system in West Bridgewater – the largest single rooftop installation in Massachusetts.  The system will...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Largest Solar Project in a Public School District in Virginia Installed on Albemarle County Public Schools

October 26, 2016

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 20, 2016 - Secure Futures LLC, a Staunton-based solar development company, and the Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) co-hosted a dedication ceremony at Monticello High School for the largest installed solar photovoltaic array on a public school system in the Commonwealth of Virginia, totaling 1.1MW on six Albemarle schools. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Barbados Light & Power Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Metering and Grid Management Project

October 24, 2016

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2016 - Landis+Gyr announced it has been selected by Barbados Light Power for a comprehensive smart grid technology project that includes advanced metering and data management solutions. A full-service generation and distribution utility for the independent island state, Barbados Light Power is deploying Landis+Gyr's Gridstream AMI solution and meter data...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

KD Series Generators operate at high ambient temperature.

October 24, 2016

Available in nodes between 800 kVA and 4200 kVA, KD series diesel industrial generators are powered by an entirely new line of G-Drive engines. Suitable for data centers, healthcare, water treatment, oil and gas, and mining industries, gensets operating between nodes 800 kW and 2500 kW are fuel efficient and offer substantial cost savings. Designed to meet global emissions regulations, generators can be customized to user specific requirements.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Major Components for Saskatchewan Power Plant

October 21, 2016

  • Burns McDonnell Canada selected to design and build 350 megawatt combined cycle power plant for SaskPower
  • Chinook Power Station to harness cleaner-burning natural gas
  • Thermal power facility will be capable of powering about 300,000 homes
OAKVILLE, ON - Siemens is filling an order from Burns & McDonnell Canada to deliver a gas turbine, a steam...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar FlexRack Racking Solution is Installed in Lowa's Largest Utility-Scale Solar Electric Project

October 17, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Solar FlexRack™, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and tracking solutions, announced today the largest utility-scale solar power generation project in Iowa, a 2.3MW plant (the largest of the series which will include 5 systems and total 5.5MW) is installed with the smartest racking solution available, the best-in-class G3...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vasari Energy Signs Major Solar Deal for 68 MW Project

October 17, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. - Vasari Energy, Inc. a California based solar energy provider, signed a contract to purchase 450 acres of land in Maricopa County, Arizona for the development of a project with up to 68 MW of solar power. The project will be developed through Sonoran Solar Development Partners, LLC, a wholly owned development partnership of Vasari Energy Inc. Once fully permitted and...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Workhorse Group Signs Supply Agreement with BMW i

October 17, 2016

BMW i3 REx integrated into Workhorse Range-Extended Step Van CINCINNATI - Workhorse Group (NASDAQ:WKHS) announced today that BMW i has signed a multi-year supply agreement for BMW i3 range extender (REx) units for the Workhorse E-Gen electric delivery vehicle. The Workhorse E-Gen delivery vehicles are used by last mile delivery companies to fulfill their customers’ delivery needs. ...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

First U.S. Company to License Disruptive Wind Power Technology

September 30, 2016

SheerWind INVELOX wind funnel power generation expands to include South Dakota MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 28, 2016 - SheerWind, a Minnesota USA based wind-power innovator, has signed a licensing agreement with Mark Luke Wind Energy, LLC, a division of a diverse construction and development company that will allow SheerWind's INVELOX™ wind-power generating systems to be marketed and deployed in...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

U.S. Army Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of Tactical Aircraft Transponder Simulation System

September 23, 2016

NuWaves Partners with ViaSat to Accurately Simulate the RF Signal Environment MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract with the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) to research and develop a Mode 5 Identification...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

Tecogen Wins $1.6M Order for 300kW InVerde e+ System

September 22, 2016

InVerde e+ Gains Momentum in Health Care Segment WALTHAM, Mass. - Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), provider of clean energy products which, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a customer's carbon footprint, today announced the sale of a 300kW combined heat and power system to a medical center in Brooklyn, NY. Worth over $1.6 million, the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Power Plant supports large-scale applications.

September 22, 2016

With un-ganged trackers that can withstand 10° slope, SunPower® Oasis® enables flexible site selection, efficient site utilization, and maximum energy production. Oasis has no combiner boxes, cable trays, motor batteries, or other parts that typically cause failure. All DC wiring of trackers is managed above ground with pre-manufactured DC harnesses. Using 75% less water than manual cleaning, robotic panel cleaning technology operates at night to avoid disrupting daytime energy production. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Announces New Contract with the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research

September 19, 2016

PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced today that it has been awarded a contract (or “Contract”), valued at nearly $250,000, by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Naval Research (“ONR”) to conduct the design of a new mass-spring oscillating PowerBuoy for mission critical sensors. Such a PowerBuoy differs from the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

ET Solar Powers Largest ACPV Project in USA

September 16, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2016 - ET Solar, an advanced solar module manufacturer, announces that its AC modules have been selected by Energy Consultants Group (ECG) to power the largest ACPV project in the United States. The recently grid-connected 145 kWp ACPV rooftop project is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with ECG acting as developer and contractor. ET Solar is a Tier 1 PV panel manufacturer, and...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LG Solar Showcases Award-Winning Cell Technology, New Modules At Solar Power International

September 15, 2016

LG Demonstrates Industry Leadership with Award-Winning Bi-Facial Cell Technology, Commercial Grade Modules LAS VEGAS - LG Electronics USA's innovative collection of solar modules and technologies on display at Solar Power International (SPI) this week is headlined by the brand new LG NeON™ R module with "Back Contact" cell technology. LG Solar is also unveiling the award-winning NeON™...Read More