When I visited China Wind Power 2018 a few weeks ago, I was pleased to see how the offshore wind business was taking off. Products are being developed in China for upcoming 8 to 10 MW turbines, and the technology of choice seems to be either direct-drive or medium-speed permanent magnet generators.Read more
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We believe that creating a future in new energy means innovating it together today. At Yaskawa Environmental Energy, our innovative products, capabilities and solutions create energy sustainably, contain energy effectively and consume energy responsibly. We’re on a mission to enable more profitable power generation, energy storage and use, while lowering the cost of electricity and operations.
Eidesvik’s Viking Princess can now operate with only three generators instead of four with an advanced The Switch DC-Hub at its heart. The move will help the 5,381 GWT ship save around a ton of fuel every day.Read more
The key message of China Wind Power 2018 was “Preparing for the pathway to grid parity.” Technological innovation and lowering the cost of energy are the two main ways to tackling the challenges of grid parity.Read more
North Sea Giant, one of the world’s largest and most advanced subsea construction vessels (OSV), has installed an innovative cost-saving solution, based on a unique Electronic Bus Link (EBL) from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch.Read more