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Broadwind Energy wins $35 million order for towers

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  Broadwind Energy Inc. said it recently received a $35 million order for towers from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. The order includes towers for various domestic wind projects. The towers will be produced in the Broadwind’s Manitowoc plant for delivery during 2013. “The level of activity in our wind tower business remains strong and this

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Campbell Scientific weather station monitors California wind farm

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CalWind Resources owns and operates a wind farm in Tehachapi, California that has been in operation many years. A new requirement to report data to the California Independent System Operator (ISO) means CalWind had to procure and install new measurement and communication equipment. Campbell Scientific equipment was chosen to meet those needs. California ISO operates

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Threaded receptacles latest Souriau connectors

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UTS threaded receptacles are the latest addition to Souriau’s UTS connector series. They are for industrial applications such as junction boxes and even variable-speed drives on induction motors. The connectors can replace conventional cable glands. Ninety percent of connections on induction motor relays are made via cable glands – fittings that secure and seal cables

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An outlook for renewable energy and its industry

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This article comes from law firm Reed Smith LLP and was written by Stefan Schmitz. Not too long ago, investing in renewable energy projects was regarded a no-go for private equity as well as institutional investors: the returns were considered too low to be of interest, the sizes of the projects too small, and there

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7 windpower history facts to know

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There is more to the windpower industry than kilowatt-hours. For instance, the first recorded wind mills come from — where else — China, about 200 BC. Here are a few other fun facts to share. Wind is the natural movement of air, but many don’t know it is caused by the Earth’s surface being unevenly

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Wind now 10% of electricity in nine states, over 20% in Iowa, South Dakota

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This article comes from American Wind Energy Association. Impressive numbers from the wind industry’s record-breaking 2012 continued to come out with news that American wind power generation jumped 17% last year, producing more than 10% of the electricity in nine states, up from the five that hit double digits in 2011. Those numbers are likely

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Capital Safety introduces Nano-Lok arc flash self-retracting lifeline

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Capital Safety has introduces an important addition to its widely used Nano-Lok product line – the DBI-SALA Nano-Lok Arc Flash Self-Retracting Lifeline (SRL). The first-of-its-kind lifeline provides a safe and reliable fall protection connection for all utilities and electric markets, as well as welding, cutting, and torching applications. The Nano-Lok Arc Flash is extremely versatile,

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White Construction puts up a dozen projects in 2012

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White Construction Inc. and its Canadian subsidiary H.B. White Canada Corp. built 1,113 MW of renewable energy projects in 2012, the company said. White, a subsidiary of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives LLC, provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for wind and solar energy generating facilities. White Construction and H.B. White Canada completed the following

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ILSCO enhances SureCrimp Connectors

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ILSCO, a North American manufacturer of electrical connectors, has expanded its offering of SureCrimp copper compression connectors to include long blank tang configurations with a sight hole. The blank tang affords installers flexibility for special drilling of mounting holes to meet certain requirements. SureCrimp connectors are made from high-grade copper, providing a reliable, highly conductive,

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