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Solving the energy trilemma

Posts posted in July 2019

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When a wind turbine performance upgrade isn’t what it seems

When a wind turbine performance upgrade isn’t what it seems

How to avoid common pitfalls and protect your energy yield certainty Over the past year, many of our customers have been approached by wind turbine manufacturers offering upgrade packages. Many upgrades are software updates, and some include hard ...

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Testing. Why? Because Battery Manufacturers Don’t Tell You Everything

Testing. Why? Because Battery Manufacturers Don’t Tell You Everything

The rapid growth of energy storage is creating new opportunities for manufacturers to bring batteries to the market, and project developers and owners are integrating them into their systems, often relying on the vendors for the information they ...

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SF6 free switching equipment for the future

SF6 free switching equipment for the future

In 2018, Cigr? created the Working Group (WG) A3.41 'Interrupting and switching performance with SF6 free switching equipment'. The WG now has 42 members from all over the world and we had our kick-off meeting early this year in Arnhem. In this blog, ...

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Robust green power deals crucial to energy transition

Robust green power deals crucial to energy transition

With climate change at the forefront of the great societal challenges, companies are facing increasing scrutiny from customers and investors to push for more ambitious and tangible corporate sustainability targets. However, a 2018 PwC survey d ...

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How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

How do recent earthquakes events impact wind turbines?

  Normally, loads for wind turbines are controlled by forces imposed on them by the wind. The recent strong magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 seismic events near Ridgecrest, California, which were felt in the wind power plant regions of Southern Cali ...

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