Advanced battery market for unmanned vehicles & drones expected to reach $225 million by 2026, says Navigant Research

A new report from Navigant Research focuses on the drivers, barriers, and technological trends affecting the deployment of unmanned vehicles (UVs), providing global market forecasts for energy capacity and revenue, segmented by region, technology, and UV type, through 2026. Intelligent UVs, also known as drones, can provide increased efficiency, higher resolution visuals inspections, and can function in

Bachmann to retrofit condition monitoring systems for TransAlta wind farm

Bachmann Electronic has been selected as the Condition Monitoring System (CMS) provider to one of Canada’s largest power producers. TransAlta commissioned an upgrade to its Melancthon wind farm located in Ontario, Canada. The wind farm, which is located near Shelburne, went online in 2008 and was Ontario’s first utility-scale wind site. With 133 wind turbines

GE and AGL to develop Australia’s largest wind farm

GE has announced an agreement with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) to supply and install 123 wind turbines for the Coopers Gap wind farm project at Cooranga North, 250 km north-west of Brisbane. PARF is a partnership between AGL Energy Limited (AGL) (20%) and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) (80%, on behalf of clients the Future Fund

Ergodyne intros N-Ferno thermal wear for frigid working conditions

For workers who need winter warmth, Ergodyne introduces N-Ferno thermal jackets and bibs. Featuring a rugged outer shell, reinforcement zones, and and 3M Thinsulate Insulation, they offer an important layer of defense for frigid working environments. “Our new jacket and bibs were designed to be aesthetically appealing and functionally smart,” said Alsie Nelson, Product Manager at Ergodyne. “Built to

Watermill Group acquires UK-based industrial fastener supplier, Cooper & Turner

The Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, has completed the cross-border acquisition of Andaray (Holdings) Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries (Cooper & Turner), a UK-based global manufacturer and distributor of high-strength, large diameter industrial fastener systems. Market leading organizations in wind energy, construction, OEM, rail, and tunneling turn to Cooper & Turner as

Bronto Skylift to showcase world’s tallest, insulated truck-mounted aerial platform

Bronto Skylift, a manufacturer of truck-mounted mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), introduces its Model SI 219 HDT-C — currently the world’s tallest insulated truck-mounted aerial platform. Bronto will show and demonstrate the Model SI at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE | Stand N2054). The show will take place October 3 to 5,

New global wind-farm database available, covering 117 countries

Research and Markets has added to their report portfolio with the “Worldwide Wind Farms Database” analysis. The report offers a database of wind farms throughout the world. It includes 25046 entries (in 117 countries), and represents 380,9 GW onshore and 209,5 GW offshore of wind-power projects. The onshore market includes: Under construction: 445 entries (20,7 GW) Operational:

Colorado town pledges 100% renewables by 2025

The City Council of Nederland, Colorado unanimously voted to power the town with 100% clean, renewable energy by 2025. According to the Sierra Club, this makes Nederland the fourth city in Colorado and the 42nd city in the United States to make this commitment. Nederland joins the Colorado communities of Pueblo, Boulder, and Aspen that

EERE: 4 emerging trends in U.S. offshore wind technologies

Editor’s note: This article comes from the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) office. It is authored by Gary Norton, Senior Renewable Energy Technologies Advisor, and a member of DOE’s Offshore Wind Energy Team. Watch a related video and read the full article here. Is offshore wind the next big thing? It

Cummins enters virtual power purchase agreement to expand Indiana wind farm

Cummins announced that it has entered into a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) to expand a wind farm in Northern Indiana. The agreement is another step for Cummins as it works ambitiously to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The expansion will add 75 MW, enough to power approximately