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16 Jan | Design Certificate of 160m Nabralift Self-Erecting Tower awarded by DNV-GL

DNV-GL has awarded Nabrawind with the Design Evaluation Conformity Statement for the first Nabralift Self-Erecting tower design, that was prototyped last summer in Eslava (Spain), with a total hub height of 160m.

17 Dec | ACCIONA will extend blockchain traceability to its renewable generation globally

The company has signed an agreement with the start-up FlexiDAO, selected through the open innovation programme I’MNOVATION, for the initial phases of the GREENCHAIN project

07 Dec | Goodbye to the 4-Rotor Concept Turbine at Risø

The 4-Rotor Concept Turbine that was placed at DTU Risø Cam-pus is now dismantled. The testing of the concept is complete.

14 Nov | BP Installs First Battery Storage Technology at U.S. Wind Energy Site

Project highlights BP’s commitment to innovation and transition to a low-carbon future

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06 Nov | DNV GL certifies Ingeteam’s 2MW DFIG converter

Ingeteam, the world-leading supplier of electrical conversion equipment, announced today that it received DNV GL’s certification for its Ingecon®Wind stator-equipped 2MW DFIG converter. With this latest achievement, Ingeteam completes the range of its products covered under DNV GL certification, such as the medium voltage full power converters and the statorless DFIG converters; and demonstrates its ability to consistently meet DNV GL’s quality and safety requirements across multiple drive-train topologies.

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30 Oct | New technology to be trialed to protect eagles at Cattle Hill Wind Farm

Goldwind Australia announced today that it will be installing the innovative IdentiFlight® aerial monitoring and detection technology system as one of the key initiatives to mitigate Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle impacts at Cattle Hill Wind Farm in the Central Highlands of Tasmania.

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16 Oct | ACCIONA developing autonomous vehicles for underwater work within the SWARMs EUROPEAN R&D programme

  • These autonomous vehicles will be able to perform complex review and repair operations on underwater structures (ports, rigs, offshore wind turbines, etc.) without human intervention
  • They will contribute to minimising the environmental impact of dredging operations and to early detection of high concentrations of pollutants
  • The first trials were conducted in the Canary Islands, Norway and Romania

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08 Oct | Successful Vortex Generator Field Testing at Bobcat Bluff Wind

EDF Renewables North America has installed 3MTM Wind Vortex Generators on their Chestnut Flats Wind Project in Logan Township, Pennsylvania.