Image - California Energy Storage Installations to Use Ideal Power Products

California Energy Storage Installations to Use Ideal Power Products

Ideal Power, a developer of a disruptive power conversion technology, received initial purchase orders for 20 units of its 30kW battery converter from two Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) integration customers to be installed in commercial storage systems in California. The identities of the system integrators and project details are protected by customer non-disclosure agreements, but Ideal Power expects to make joint announcements on spe...

Power Generation - Power Generation, Smart Grids - Apr 14, 2014


Image - GE Power Conversion Helps Propel US Navy with First All-Electric Warship

GE Power Conversion Helps Propel US Navy with First All-Electric Warship

The USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), 610 feet long and with a displacement of 15,656 long tons, is the largest stealth destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy and is the first of its kind in recent history to use an electric propulsion system with induction based motors, rather than propelling the ship directly with gas turbines. The ship marks a new era for naval vessel design. GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has provided the integrated...

Smart Grids - Power Generation - Apr 14, 2014


Image - Siemens Receives Major Order for Borwin3 North Sea Grid Connection

Siemens Receives Major Order for Borwin3 North Sea Grid Connection

Siemens receives an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. The consortium partner Petrofac, with over 30 years of experience as a leading EPC contractor to the international oil and gas industry, will be responsible for the constructi...

Smart Grids - Apr 15, 2014