Irish expansion continues at Natural Power

Renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed three new team members at its Dublin office. Keara O’ Shea has joined the geotech team as a geographical engineer, Kathryn Oliver has joined as an environmental consultant in the ecology team and Marc McLoughlin has joined as business development manager. The business is also currently recruiting for a further role in its Irish planning team. Marc Lamphiere, Natural Power’s Country Director in Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to welcome our new team members on board. We are developing a really robust…

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Off Grid Energy power up latest fleet of electric delivery vans for UPS

The Smart Electric Urban Logistics (SEUL) project provided power to over 170 new electric delivery vehicles in the London area Rugby, UK. 21 March 2018: Off Grid Energy, leading manufacturer of power solutions for the construction and utility industries, has supported UK Power Networks Services to deliver a project for UPS to overcome concerns related to the integration of electric delivery vehicles at its London parcel delivery depot. In conjunction with UK Power Networks Services, Off Grid Energy delivered a multi-function Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) as part of a…

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HUBER+SUHNER serves up cost-saving solution in RF-energy applications

Hannes Grubinger will present HUBER+SUHNER’s cost-effective solution, the RFEX connector, to attendees at EDI CON China Beijing, 20 March 2018. Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, is showcasing its smart concept solutions which offer increased power and lower running costs to RF-energy applications at the third Electronic Design Innovation Conference (EDI CON), in China, March 20-22. Speaking today, Hannes Grubinger, Market Manager at HUBER+SUHNER, addressed the current challenges within the RF Energy market and highlighted the solutions which the company can offer to…

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PPM Power confirmed as UK distributor of Vincotech power modules

PPM Power has now been confirmed as a distributor of Vincotech power semiconductor modules in the UK. Formerly part of Tyco Electronics and now an affiliated company within Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Vincotech is a market leader in power modules for motor drives, solar inverters, welding equipment and power supplies. Highest integration available “Vincotech modules offer the highest level of integration available in the market, housing dies fabricated using different semiconductor technology,” said Phil Surman, Sales Director at PPM Power. “This provides the best combination of cost and performance. We are…

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Turbine tip extension offers energy output boost

Natural Power recently provided planning support and conducted structural assessments as part of a retro-fit blade tip extension pilot project for Siemens Gamesa’s fleet of 2.3MW onshore wind turbines at Fred.Olsen Renewables’ Crystal Rig II site in the Scottish Borders. It is expected that the tip extensions of 2.55m will achieve an annual energy production boost of up to 10%.   Shane Bermingham, Engineering Design Lead at Natural Power, said: “As we move to a subsidy free market, any increases asset owners can see in production is a very attractive…

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Consent for Pant y Maen Wind Farm

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has secured consent on behalf of Pany y Maen Wind Ltd for a seven turbine site in Denbighshire, North Wales. The initial application was refused by Denbighshire County Council on the grounds of landscape and visual impact, impact on local dwellings and on the historic environment, however the decision was appealed, and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs agreed that the benefits of the scheme outweighed any potential negative impacts. John Woodruff, Head of Projects, Planning and Environment at…

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Schneider Electric launches a partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL)

With SEforALL, Schneider Electric is pursuing its commitment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 The Group and SEforALL share a vision of universal energy access and an ambition to boost energy efficiency through specific programmes London, (UK), January 26, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is pursuing its commitment to help reduce energy poverty and provide universal access to environmentally friendly energy, by entering into a partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), a global non-profit organisation. The aim is to…

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Life Is On with Schneider Electric at Houzz of 2018

Schneider Electric to present its latest Ultimate and Lisse light switches as well as its Wiser smart home heating system London UK – 26th January 2018 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is showcasing some of its latest smart home solutions at the Houzz of 2018, a pop-up, five-storey installation in Soho inspired by the most exciting 2018 design trends. Schneider Electric will promote its partners in the domestic electrician industry and inspire homeowners with interior design solutions and stylish wiring accessories for residential and…

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Research from Schneider Electric Reveals Companies Unprepared for New Energy Economy

Survey of 236 companies shows that organisations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape; but action doesn’t match perception Lack of integrated energy and sustainability planning and execution, and data management create barriers London (UK), January 25, 2018 – While global business leaders are gathering at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week to talk about energy and environmental challenges, a new study released today by Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy and carbon management, and automation, reveals that most organisations…

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Dynamic cable to connect Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm in the UK

Project marks Prysmian entry into floating offshore wind farm sector Milan, 24 January 2018 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Cobra Wind International Ltd to provide the cable system to connect the Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm to mainland UK. This is the Group’s first cable project for a floating offshore wind farm which foresees the design and supply of two export cables as well as inter-array cables. The cable will also be provided with all…

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