Electrical Equipment & Systems

Siemens Wins First Offshore Wind Project in Belgium

December 23, 2016

• Rentel offshore wind power plant with a capacity of 309 megawatts

• 42 SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines

• Clean power for 300,000 Belgian households

• 17-year service and maintenance contract

Siemens, as a significant player in offshore wind power, has successfully entered the offshore wind market in Belgium with a first order for the 309MW Rentel wind project.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Briggs and Stratton’s Standby Generator features galvannealed steel enclosure.

December 19, 2016

Designed in 80 kW, 100 kW, 150 kW and 200 kW ratings, Briggs and Stratton’s Standby Generators are built on seven gauge steel base. Included with block heaters for ensuring quick start, units run on 1800 rpm EPA certified PSI engines. Featuring automotive grade powder coating, generators are NFPA-110 compliant and offer protection against abrasions and chips.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Components for Five Power Plant Units in Republic of the Sudan

December 3, 2016

Siemens has signed an agreement in Berlin yesterday with Sudan’s state-run energy provider Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to supply five SGT5-2000E gas turbines. These machines will deliver a combined electrical generating capacity of some 850 megawatts for the Sudanese national grid. All five power plant units are scheduled to already commence commercial operation at the... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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 be... 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

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,... 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, 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 turbine,... 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 engineered,... 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. BMW’s... 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 the... 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 Friend... 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... 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