Energy infrastructure News for June 2011

Energy infrastructure News Archive

GE promotes Smart Grid pilot in Northern Ireland

GE Energy is promoting the development of a Smart Grid pilot network, which will help more renewable energy sources to be linked to the existing electrical network in Northern Ireland.

Renewable energy link from Orkney to Scotland – under £1 per customer

To install cabling to enable the transmission of renewable energy from Orkney to the Scottish mainland could come in at an average annual cost of £0.92 per customer.

Hydrogenics completes utility-scale grid stabilization trial in Ontario using hydrogen electrolyzer

Canadian hydrogen generation and fuel cell manufacturer Hydrogenics has successfully completed an innovative trial with Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), to demonstrate the viability of its electrolyzer technology for utility-scale grid stabilization.

TITAN TRACKER intros dual-axis solar trackers

TITAN TRACKER says its new generation of dual-axis solar trackers achieve a cost reduction of about 30%.

Enecsys intros 480 W duo solar PV micro inverter

Enecsys Ltd is introducing its SMI-D480W-60, a 480 W micro inverter that mounts on the railing system and accepts DC input from two individual solar photovoltaic (PV) modules.

Siemens UK to create hundreds of green engineering jobs

Siemens has announced the creation of up to 340 UK jobs as part of a new high voltage transmission project based in Manchester.

Abengoa enters transmission JV in Brazil

Abengoa has entered a joint venture (JV) agreement with Brazilian electricity company Compania Energetica de Minas Gerais (CEMIG) combining four transmission concessions.

Converteam 1500 V DC solar PV inverter ups output 20%

Converteam’s 1500 V DC solar photovoltaic (PV) central inverter, is said to increase AC power output by almost 20%.