Energy infrastructure News for January 2011

Energy infrastructure News Archive

IT to gain from world smart grid roll-out

The IT industry could be the winner of the global US$34 billion smart grid market, according to Lux Research.

UK offshore wind transmission projects bidders announced

Ofgem E-Serve has announced the 8 qualifying bidders competing to provide high-voltage transmission links for three UK offshore wind projects.

Siemens installs offshore wind grid link for DanTysk

Siemens will install a grid connection for DanTysk offshore wind farm, part of the SylWin offshore wind farm cluster in the North Sea for TenneT.

Landis+Gyr to build smart grid in China

Landis+Gyr will supply 10,000 polyphase commercial and industrial smart meters to the State Grid Corporation of China for use in 6 provinces.

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Offshore Ship Designers have designed an offshore wind farm maintenance vessel said to improve uptime of deepwater wind turbines.

AMSC supplies wind farm grid connections to UK

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) will deliver its D-VAR reactive compensation solution for wind farms to wind farms in the UK.

UK regulator reveals feed-in tariff generator details

Ofgem has published the first database showing the location and capacity of registered renewable energy feed-in tariff generators in the UK - but not how much electricity they produce.

Draka supplies subsea cables to Welsh offshore wind farm

Draka Offshore will provide subsea array cabling for the 576 MW Welsh Gwynt y Mor Offshore Wind Farm under a €25 million inter-array cabling contract with RWE npower renewables.

Voltwerk inverters in Calyxo solar thin-film modules

Voltwerk’s VS Series of single phase string solar inverters can now be used with solar thin-film modules from Calyzo GmbH.

Doosan buys US$10m of AMSC wind turbine electrical control systems

South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd is buying over US$10 million worth of wind turbine electrical control systems from American Superconductor (AMSC).